Cady Noland, Untitled (Walker), 1989 sold for $1.5mm
Richard Prince, Untitled (Cowboy), 1987 sold for $600,000
Thomas Schütte, Wicht (2), 2006 sold for $500,000
Blum & Poe
The gallery sold Carroll Dunham’s [Solar Eruption, 2000-2001] painting for $550,000.
Seven drawings by Tuttle from his ‘Aspects’ series, which he completed in Maine in the summer of 2014, sold for $35,000 each.”
Cycloid I, 2014 – 150,000 Euro ($170,521.42 USD)
Untitled, 2014 – $40,000
from where I stand, 2015 – $30,000Hugo McCloud
12 days 204 ways, 2015 – $30,000Los Carpinteros
Derrame de Pared ORO seis, 2012 – 35,000 Euro ($39,788.33 USD)Frank Thiel
Perito Moreno #11, 2012/2013 – 18,000 Euro ($20,462.57 USD)Frank Thiel
Stadt 10/06/A (Berlin), 2001 – 15,000 Euro ($17,052.07 USD)Iran do Espírito Santo
Bowl, 2015 – $15,000
Kader Attia, Halam Tawaaf, 2008, is on hold for a major American museum
A sculpture by Robert Cuoghi, Senza Titolo (Untitled), 2015, sold for over $100,000
A first edition of Teresita Fernández’s Ghost Vines (Yellow Gold), 2015, sold to a private collector for more than $500,000
Nicholas Hlobo’s Ulwamvila, 2015, sold for over $100,000
An oval photograph measuring 50 x 38.4 inches by Catherine Opie, entitled Mary, 2012, was acquired by a prominent Turkish foundation
Price Check: Frieze New York 2015 (ARTnews)
a tall red sculpture by McCracken sold for $850,000.
A large triptych by Isa Genzken sold for 380,000 euros ($433,000).
A giant photograph by Wolfgang Tillmans sold for 120,000 euros, and a sculpture made of computer parts by art-world darling Simon Denny, the star of New Zealand’s Venice Biennale pavilion, sold for 28,000 euros.
a black and white hook rug by Frances Stark for 50,000 euros and a large painting by Lucy McKenzie for 80,000 euros.
abstract ceramics by Zachary Leener were $11,000 each; by midday Wednesday four had sold.
Anton Kern Gallery
Four of Dan McCarthy’s colorful face pots sold for $9,000 each.
four ceramic vases ranging from $8,800 to $18,000 were purchased. Each vase was filled with an elaborate bouquet of fresh flowers.
Giuseppe Penone works started at $700,000 and some had sold, though the gallery declined to say which.
Gavin Brown’s Enterprise
Jonathan Horowitz organized a project in which 700 attendees were asked to paint a circle, in black, on a pre-stretched square white canvas. Each square was mounted on the wall in seven groupings of 100 circles, which were priced at $100,000. On Wednesday two such groups had sold. Attendees profited, too. Each participant was paid $20.
Pinault Waits With Other Billionaires for Mad Art Dash at Frieze (Bloomberg Business)
At a booth for a gallery from Italy, we admire a large work on paper by Joan Jonas, the 78-year-old American artist who is currently the toast of the Venice Biennale. Status: sold, for $25,000.
In a section for nonprofit groups, a large painting by Richard Serra looms at the booth for SculptureCenter in Queens. A few collectors were vying to buy it for its $70,000 asking price—they had expressed interest, the representative said, and were “going back to measure spaces.”
A large sculpture of a lizard holds a rice ball aloft—a vision realized by Pietro Roccasalva. The rice ball was evidently made by a restaurant in Midtown. The piece sold, for $90,000.
The Frieze Art Fair, Frame by Frame ( WSJ)
Paul Kasmin Gallery
A Ron Arad sold for a cool $430,000
Hauser & Wirth
a Paul McCarthy went for an even million.
Just a few hours into the VIP collectors preview on May 13, all were sold except for one.
Oh, and the last Richard Prince standing, the last one unsold? Priced at $90,000 like the others, it broke from form and showed two men kissing instead of a selfie of a hot chick. “The dudes, man, the dudes are good,” said the Gagosian Gallery dealer on duty. “But no one wants to buy the dudes.”
Welcome to Frieze! (Vulture)
Galerie Eigen + Art
Parafulmine mobile (2015), a sculpture by Olaf Nicolai, who is showing in the German pavilion, for €12,000.
Galerie Johann König
sold Katharina Grosse painting o.T. (2014), priced between €50,000 and €60,000.
sold three paintings by Elaine Sturtevant, including Warhol Flowers (1965), to one collector for a total of €550,000 Anna (2015), a portrait by Alex Katz, for $425,000.
See in Venice, buy in New York? (The Art Newspaper)
Paul Kasmin Gallery,
Robert Motherwell’s, Open #130, (1969),
Simon Hantaï’s Étude, (1969)
Tina Barney, Family Commission with a Snake, (2007).
Untitled (Connect) (2015), archival print by Barbara Kruger sold to a US buyer for $150,000.
an inscribed marble sculpture by Jenny Holzer, titled, Selection from Truisms: It is Crucial (2015),priced at $150,000.
George Condo’s In Out (Component Painting) (2001)
a selection of silkscreens by Walter Dahn at prices ranging from €8,000 to €14,000 ($9,000–16,000),
a selection of works on paper by Karen Kilimnick at $15,000 each.
two works by Cyprien Galliard, both graphite on paper: Gate City of Santa Monica Sewer (2014), and Gate, Passaic (2013).
James Cohan Gallery
a new series by Spencer Finch of nine lightboxes sold out quickly. An anonymous museum trustee from the Midwest bought one set for $375,000, and the second set was sold individually to private clients.
a major painting by Trenton Doyle Hancock to a collector from London.
Butterfly Boy, a work by Yinka Shonibare MBE, sold to a private US buyer for an undisclosed sum.
a major work by Dutch sculptor Folkert de Jong sold to a private collector in Montreal.
two works by Frank Thiel as well, including two framed chromogenic prints, Petito Moreno #11 (2012–2013) for €18,000 ($20,600) and Stadt 10/06/A (Berlin) (2001) for €15,000 ($17,000), and Iran do Espírito Santo’s crystal piece, Bowl (2015), for $15,000.
Patrick Van Caeckenbergh, priced around €12,000 to €16,000 ($14,000–18,000),
an aluminum panel by Tony Oursler priced in the range of $80,000-90,000.
a painting by Jean Dubuffet for $1 million
a painting by Wayne Thiebaud for nearly $2 million
three works by Jacob El Hanani for $40,000 each
a gunpowder drawing by Ed Ruscha for over $300,000.
Roundup of Freze New York 2015 sales (artnet News)
sold Tatiana Trouvé’s I tempi doppi (2014), asking price €45,000
Jeppe Hein’s Modified Social Bench #30 (2012), asking price €45,000
Daniel Turner (who had a work for $28,000) and Nathan Hylden, also sold well
James Cohan Gallery
Multiple editions sold of Katie Paterson’s Timepieces (Solar System) (2014),
a piece by Shi Zhiying
sold a large-scale Brent Wadden woven painting to a German private museum
works by Mark Flood and Mike Bouchet and Marinella Senatore,
What Sold at Frieze New York (Artsy)
several paintings by Philip Guston priced at $1 million to $4 million.
works ranging from $8,000 to $35,000
Record $2.7 Billion Auctions Ignite Buying at New York Art Fairs (Bloomberg Business)