Kelly Crow of the Wall Street Journal scores first on Twitter with these sales:
- SpruthMagers: Walter Dahn for €80,000 & a Rosemarie Trockel for €175,000
Though Katya Kazakina was quick to point out not long after Noon today that Zwirner had sold out his Armory Show booth of Michael Riedel works (all three!) It will be news when an art fair opens and Zwirner still has work on the stand unsold.
Sarah Douglas at GalleristNY.com had these:
- Massimo de Carlo, a large piece by Nate Lowman, a letter from MoMA’s membership department recreated in black paint on clear plastic mounted on canvas, sold for a cool $75,000
- Leo Koenig sold a handful of drawings at $5,000-$11,000 apiece.
- Suzanne Vielmetter had a red dot next to a $35,000 Eisenman painting
- Marlborough Gallery works by Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowen [including] two crystal-like sculptures—they are made from quartz crystal and cast plastic in the shape of cacti—selling for $15,000 each.
- Sean Kelly: a huge new Kehinde Wiley painting for $135,000
- Rhona Hoffman: A Jacob Hashimoto piece, she said, “sold, and will go to Bogota.”
Judd Tully was on the prowl at the piers:
- Chowaiki Gallery […] Vik Muniz, “Weeping Woman after Pablo Picasso (Pictures of Pigment)” (2007), actually sold for something in the vicinity of its $110,000 asking price.
- Carl Hammer Gallery […] William Hawkins, was represented with his Bible Belt-themed masterpiece, “Christ Giving the Key to St. Peter” (1989), an enamel and collage on masonite work and bearing the artist’s birth date as a signature painted along the border, ‘KY July 27, 1895.’ It sold to a European museum for $65,000.
Shane Ferro got these ADAA Art Show Sales on Artinfo:
- L&M Arts: John Baldessari Two of the four works on display, both from the early ’70s, had been sold by late Wednesday. Although sales numbers were not released, the list prices for the works were $575,000 and $375,000
- Blum & Poe sold out of the work of Los Angeles artist Henry Taylor — the smallest works went for $15,000 and the largest for $60,000, with a few priced in-between
- Cheim & Read: sold two Fuss photos and had another on reserve, each priced at $65,000. An early Lynda Benglis foam sculpture went for $60,000.
- Michael Kohn Gallery: Joe Goode‘s “Sky Painting II” (1971-72) went for $90,000
- Lehmann Maupin: Billy Childish, Klara Kristalova, and Mickalene Thomas, at least one work by each had been sold (in the “under $50,000” range)
- Metro Pictures: Cindy Sherman‘s “Murder Mystery” film stills were selling in groups of three and six. Eight groups have already been sold— for $250,000 (three) and $350,000 (six) per group
Julia Halperin nabbed these sales at the Piers:
- Leila Heller Gallery sold a mesmerizing video piece by Farideh Lashai, “Rabbit in Wonderland,” for $80,000.
- Rhona Hoffman Gallery, of Chicago, sold a small latex painting of a brick wall by artist Robert Overby for $35,000 and a bright dot-filled wall piece made of hanging disks by Yasuhiro Ishimoto for $60,000.
- Hyundai Gallery: Joonho Jeon video sold in the first few hours for $35,000.
- Zwirner’s booth of silkscreen posters by German artistMichael Reidel for $50,000 a pop.
- Spruth Magers: red wool Rosemarie Trockel wall piece for €175,000 and a Picasso-like, bright George Condo chalk and pen portrait for $120,000,and a large 1978 Cindy Sherman Untitled Film Still.
- Sean Kelly Gallery: Leandro Earlich a wooden cabinet sold for $65,000
- Mary Ryan: graphite works by Josh Dorman, several of which were sold early for $1,500
Alexandra Peers put these sales in New York’s Vulture.com:
- Ragnar Kjartansson’s “Scandinavian Pain,” an acid-pink sign on exhibit from an Icelandic gallery [that would be i8], sold.
- Edward Tyler Nahem made several sales of new work from Andres Serrano’s “Anarchy” series [Prices ranged from $30,000 to $50,000.]
Katya Kazakina had this sale on Bloomberg.com:
- Derek Eller: a Tom Thayer work with cutout cardboard figures of birds, men and geometric shapes hanging on the string sold for $10,000.
- Pace Gallery: Yoshitomo Nara drawings went fast, with price tags that started at $16,000 and went to $50,000. Two of the more fetching, painted on envelopes in 2006 and 2008, were $30,000.
- Regan Projects: sold out all of the labor-intensive Elliott Hundley collages in her booth at $50,000 each.