Bloomberg’s Scott Reyburn has a few more sales to register from FIAC in Paris:
- Per Skarstedt: sold five pieces by the early evening of the VIP day, ranging in price from $150,000 to $350,000. 1984 Cindy Sherman photo “Untitled #132,” showing the artist brandishing a beer and a cigarette, sold for $250,000
- Tornabuoni Art: A four-slash red Fontana “Concetto Spaziale” from 1966 sold a U.S. collector on the second day for 2 million euros ($2.8 million), Donzet said.
- Natalie Seroussi: Sculptures by the Brazilian artist Lygia Clark were among the few works attracting early sales of more than $500,000. In April, a 1960 Neo-Concretist aluminum “Bicho” sculpture by Clark sold for a record 367,250 pounds at Phillips de Pury & Co’s BRIC auction in London[….] Four more “Bicho” pieces from the 1960s were offered […] Two sold to a French collector during the morning of the preview for about 700,000 euros each, Seroussi said.
- Xavier Hufkens: A unique 5-foot-high head by the British, Los Angeles-based artist Thomas Houseago priced at $80,000 was one of 15 sales made by the Brussels-based dealer […] during the early hours of the preview in the $10,000 to $100,000 range.