David Koetser Gallery
- Adriaen Coorte still life, priced at $3.7 million.
- a Flemish early-16th-century painting of the Virgin and Child to a contemporary-art collector for 200,000 pounds
- a medieval bronze of the crucified Christ to an artist for 30,000 pounds.
- Bruce Nauman’s installation, “Parallax Shell” (1971), along with the drawing for it, to a European collector in the $2-3 million range.
Cheim & Read
- Joan Mitchell “Untitled” (1961), for around a million dollars to an English collector
- Louise Bourgeois bronze, “Avenza Revisited,” from 1968-69, for around $1.5 million.
- Lucian Freud pen-and-black-ink-and-black-wax “The Sleeping Cat” (1944) £280,000,
- Frank Auerbach charcoal, “Study of a Seated Female Nude” (1955), for £90,000.
- John Latham wall relief, “Untitled” (1958) £150,000.
- Sigmar Polke two untitled, unique cibachrome prints from 1986 that sold for $30,000 apiece.
- Ben Nicolson painting from the 1950s to a European collector for a price in the region of £400,000.
- Robyn Denny painting, “Treen 3” (1958), for approximately £75,000.
Christophe Van de Weghe
- Picasso, “Homme et Femme au bouquet,” to unidentified U.S.-based collector for $8.5m
- Salvador Dalí’s pencil-on-paper “Andromeda” (1931), which was listed at $250,000.
- a 1932 Fernand Leger painting for $2.6 million.
Thomas Dane Gallery
- Three Jean-Luc Moulène “Bic” monochromes, made with biro ink, sold for €40,000 each to different European collectors, and so did his glass sculpture “Blown knot 6 3 2 (borronean) baria 5” (2012), which went for the same price
- sculptures by Walead Beshty andAlexandre da Cunha, both for £25,000.
- Christopher Williams for $40,000
- a new piece by Michael Riedel for $75,000
- aFrancis Alÿs gun sculpture for $30,000
- a large bronze (£35,000) by the British artist Keith Coventry
- Adam Pendleton (£45,000)
- five small works on paper by Yoshitomo Nara (priced between $35,000 and $50,000).
Andrew Kreps Gallery
- a multi-panel installation of paintings by Ricci Albenda was sold for $200,000.
- Yayoi Kusama‘s pink and gold canvas “Universe RYPK” (2010) for “a price in the mid-six figures in U.S. dollars,”
- George Condo oil on linen (“Red Profile,” 2012) for $325,000
- a Sterling Ruby collage for $155,000
- Jean-Luc Mylayne photograph (“No 500 (2/2), Mars 2006-Mai 2007”) for €60,000
Hauser & Wirth
- Paul McCarthy, “White Snow Head,” to a European collector for $1.3 million
- Ged Quinn: nine works were reserved or sold with prices ranging from 35,000 pounds to 130,000 pounds.
- Pablo Picasso’s Buste d’Homme for £5.9 million
- Damien Hirst, Destruction Dreamscape, for a reported £500,000
- sold over half of his sultry gay erotic drawings ($6,000 each) by maverick filmmaker Mike Kuchar.
- a new suite of 20 unique silkscreens by Gavin Turk, Transit Disaster, that relate to the car crash images produced by Andy Warhol. At £6,500 each, they sold out at the opening.
Marlborough Fine Art
- 40 out of 50 new paintings and drawings by Frank Auerbach, as well as three groups of works by Angela Ferreira priced at £10,000 each.
- Edmund de Waal sold 10 out of 12 new ceramic sculptures and installations priced from £65,000 to £500,000
Luxembourg & Dayan
- seven out of the eight new Chinese Pop-style “Panda” paintings by Rob Pruitt it was offering priced at $120,000 each.
- 330 blank canvases signed by celebrities for American artist Rob Pruitt for £500,000
- a 1964 Andy Warhol “Flowers” painting was sold for $2.5 million
- Mark Boyle‘s “SoB Stuff” (1962)
- Ben Nicholson‘s “Sept 3-53 (Diamond)”
- Cornelia Baltes “Headless Chicken” stilt painting, which sold for £2,500
- Jack Strange, “Like Spirit, Like Ghost, Like Human, Like Alien” (2012), sold for £6,000
- two pieces by David Raymond Conroy, including “Devotion” (2012), a work on paper combining posters depicting Sharon Stone in Basic Instinctand Joy Division’s Ian Curtis for £3,000, and a pair of collages, “He Always Loved Larking” (2012), for the same price.
- two works by the British painter Benjamin Senior(priced at between £2,500 and £3,500).
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