Artsy’s Alexander Forbes gathered these sales:
- sold all of the new works by Pia Camil featured in the booth for €9,000 to prominent collections from Miami and London.
- new paintings by Jacin Giordano, priced between €5000–12,000.
- Antony Gormley’s sculpture Daze II (2014) for £350,000
- Callum Innes’s painting Exposed Painting Delft Blue (2016) for £40,000
- Los Carpinteros’s watercolor Espuma Cúbica (díptico) (2016) for $50,000
- Hugo McCloud’s mixed media work on paper Untitled (2016) for $37,500
What Sold at Frieze New York (Artsy)
Georgina Adam adds a few sales of her own to the mix in the FT this weekend:
Mendes Wood DM
- sold out its booth, featuring Neïl Beloufa, Paulo Nimer Pjota and Paulo Nazareth
- Walton Ford’s six watercolours of a black panther which absconded from Zurich Zoo in the winter of 1933; the works were priced between $400,000 and $700,000.
- attractive woven textile works by Igshaan Adams ($20,000-$24,000).
- A hold was placed on the large scale Judy Chicago painting ($350,000) with several smaller works by the artist finding new homes.
- Marina Adams saw multiple works on paper and on canvas changing hands at prices between $7,500 and $35,000.
- A Huma Bhabha sculpture, “Scout”, sold for an undisclosed amount.
- Works by ceramicist Centro Kawabata also generated multiple sales.
Hauser + Wirth starts us off with
- Philip Guston’s important 1977 oil painting ‘Black Coast,’
- two of Roni Horn’s cast glass sculptures for $975,000 each.
The Master, Judd Tully, launches the fair reporting from Randall’s Island:
- Thea Djordjadze,” Tickle the Sketch” from 2012, sold to a private European foundation for $65,000.
- Kaari Upson, “DMT” from 2016 for $50,000
- Peter Fischli/David Weiss “Rohre aus Gummi/Rubber (sculpture)” from 2012, for €145,000.
- Bernd & Hilla Becher, “Water Towers” from 1967-80 for €135,000, and other industrial themed single images by the late duo for €20,000 apiece.
James Fuentes Gallery
- 15 small-scaled oil on canvas and tempera on cotton on panel paintings by the young British artist Benjamin Senior, which sold at $6,000 to $12,000.
- sold a 2016 wall covering titled “Wardrobe Door” by the 27-year-old Brazilian artist Paulo Nimer Pjota for $24,000.
- an estate print Peter Hujar, “Candy Darling on her Deathbed” from 1973 made in 2016 and scaled at 53 1/8 by 78 ¾ inches, for $10,000
- Wolfgang Tillman’s “Paper drop (Krishnamurti II)” from 2007, from an edition of one plus one artist proof, for $75,000.
- Richard Prince’s slim, 38 7/16 by 18 5/8 “Untitled (Protest Painting)” from 1994, to a European collector for $650,000.
- George Condo’s “2 People Looking at each other” from 2016, scaled at 84 by 82 inches to another European, for $650,000.
Zeno X Gallery
- oil painting on panel by Michael Borremans from 2013 sold for $230,000, as did a Borremans’s drawing from 2015, for $80,000.
Cheim & Read
- Lynda Benglis’s “Amaxa” from 2013, at approximately $100,000
- a Jenny Holzer painting in oil on linen titled “Post September 11, 2001” for $250,000
- Louise Fishman, “Panicle of Blue” from 2015, for $75,000.
- Gunther Uecker aluminum nail composition measuring 60 ¼ by 78 ¾ inches, “Kreis Kreise” from 1987 sold for approximately $1.25 million
- David Hammons video, “Phat Free” from 1995/1999, an installation with surround sound and featuring the artist’s noisy “Kicking the Can” solo, sold for under $200,000.
- Mel Edwards sculptures and works on paper, with several of the welded steel works finding notable buyers at $75,000 apiece, including “Freedom Fighter” and “Maintain Control,” both from 1992.
- All four Lisa Yuskavage paintings sold at prices ranging from $100,000 to $900,000, including “Spectral” from 2016, which sold to Shanghai’s The Long Museum.
Frieze New York Opens With Uncertainty, But Measured Sales Prevail (BLOUIN ARTINFO)
- All six watercolors by Walton Ford sold at prices ranging from $400,000 to $700,000.
- When asked whether the piece had sold, or about the sales at the booth in general, Gagosian’s Ken Maxwell said, “We’re doing business, we’ve sold things in the booth.”
- Erwin Wurm works sold for between €45,000 and €70,000, or $51,700 and $80,400.
- Five sculptures by Fred Wilson sold at prices between $25,000 and $165,000
- Nicole Eisenman three bronze sculptures sold for $110,000 a piece
- a Jonas Wood painting had gone for somewhere between $250,000 and $275,000.
- Sean Kelly Gallery sold works by Hugo McCloud and Antony Gormley