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1. Ryman Gray Drawing $550k
2. Hesse $600′
3. Stella Tomlinson Court $850k
4. Agnes Martin $1.9m
5. Twombly $700k
6. Tuttle Silver Picture soars to more than 2x the high @ $1.5m
7. Stella Cinema de Pepsi $1.3m
8. Serra Corner Prop $1.7m
9. Warhol Purple Self Portrait shoots up through the 20s to settle tensely at $29m with five still in–or not. Sells for $29m to a few claps.
10 Calder $1.2m
11 Cornell (Aviary) sells for $1.6m more than twice $700k est.
12. Pollock Number 12a having trouble getting going. Works up to mid estimate of $5m then gets some momentum. Late bidder comes in above est. Range. Crosses $7m to land at $7.75m
13 Calder Sickles continues the Calder trend to sell for $3.3m over a $2m est.
14 Rothko that’s subject of dispute. $28m takes it. Jon Colby from Miami bidding
15 De Kooning gets little interest and sells low at $3m
16 Morris Louis Alpa Upsilon goes low at $1.1m
17 De Kooning sculpture also lackluster at $3m
18 Joan Mitchell Two Sunflowers takes a little time to get going. $3.6m
19 Bourgeois sells to the book for $900k
20 Artschwager passes at $450k
21 Guston sells under at $1.7m
22 Lichtenstein Expressionist Head $3.75m also low
23 Koons Jim Beam Turner Engine just makes the low est of $2m
24 Warhol Flowers just under high est for $6.75.
25 Indiana Three $500k is mid-est.
26 Warhol Airmail Stamps $3.4m
27. Johns Bushbaby passes at $480k
28 Kusama The West $1m
29. Brice Marden Cold Mountain gets pummelled and goes below at $8.5m
30. Richter Farbtafel sells for $650k
31. Dan Flavin Monument to Tatlin goes well above to $1.2m
32 Agnes Martin The Desert passes at $3.2m
33. Ellsworth Kelly (Totem) $3.5m nicely over the $3m high after protracted bidding
34.Donald Judd goes the other way just making low with $2.1m
35. Late de Kooning Untitled LXVIII $2.5. Is way below the low est.
36 Pollock work on paper sells for $400k
37 More Mitchell makes the low of $3.5m
38 Cecily Brown starts to several opening bids. $900k to telephone
39. Basquiat Flash in Naples easily passes est range to $2.9m
40. Warhol/Basquiat makes $2.3m
41 Cattelan opens with order bids then the bidders start jumping in over the high est. $7m finally shuts it down. Applause.
42 Christopher Wool is just over the est to$1.1m
43. Anish Kapoor $900k
44. Damien Hirst The House a butterfly stained glass.
45 Rudolf Stingel makes a decent $700k but not like the old days.
46. Judd Bullnose $900k top of est
47 Juan Munoz Conversation Piece III $4.3m is a big jump to a new record for Munoz
48 Warhol $900k
49 Gursky $600k is on the button
50 Matthew Day the one they’ve all been waiting for runs to $550k. Appetite is fading?
51George Condo $320k
52 Basquiat Stardust turns into a battle royal between Gagosian and woman with cell phone $6.4m who finally wins.
53 Warhol Cammo Statue of Liberty $2.9m