Courtesy of Sotheby’s.
Adrian Ghenie, Boogeyman, 2010. Courtesy of Sotheby’s.
- Jenny Saville’s Propped (1992) hammered at £8.25 million. It was won by the bidder on the phone with Sotheby’s head of Impressionist and Modern Art Helena Newman after a protracted bidding war with North and South America chairman Lisa Dennison. The result more than doubled the painting’s high estimate of £4 million ($5.2 million). Europe head of Contemporary Art, Alex Branczik called the work “one of the undisputed masterpieces of the Gagosian.
- sold for £7.1 million ($9 million).
Peter Doig, Buffalo Station I, 1997–98. Courtesy of Sotheby’s.
Andy Warhol, Joseph Beuys (Diamond Dust), 1980. Courtesy of Sotheby’s.
Kai Althoff, Er Will Alles Sehen, 2002. Courtesy of Sotheby’s.
Gerhard Richter, Hände, 1963. Courtesy of Phillips.
- Christopher Wool’s Untitled (P271) (1997) was won by the London dealer Inigo Philbrick at a hammer of £3.2 million. Philbrick beat out Phillips’s Tamila Kerimova, the head of the day sale. With fees, the price was £3.8 million ($4.9 million).
Joan Mitchell, Perch and Twirl, 1973. Courtesy of Phillips.
Banksy, Girl With Balloon, 2006. Courtesy of Sotheby’s.
Cover image: Jenny Saville, Propped, 1992. Courtesy of Sotheby’s.