EXPO Chicago falls in line with the new tone of the art market where sales and expectations have been recalibrated somewhat lower.
- photographs by William Eggleston and Wolfgang Tillmans
- works by Yayoi Kusama,
- work on paper by Ad Reinhardt
- a painting by Bridget Riley
- a recent painting by Lisa Yuskavage.
- sold aAlicja Kwade trumpet sculpture for €45,000
- a clock-like wall piece for €18,000
- two necklaces for prices ranging from €4,000 and €7,000 each.
- two works by the Ethiopian artist Elias Sime for prices between $55,000 and $60,000.
Galerie Daniel Templon
- sold two works by the Senegalese artist Omar Ba for $40,000.
Dealers Report a Sluggish Start at EXPO Chicago 2016 (artnet News)
Paul Kasmin Gallery
- placed Roxy Paine’s Maquette for Centrifuge(2014) with a New York private collector for $225,000.
- sold Iván Navarro’s DEAF (prototype) (2016) to a Los Angeles-based collector for $50,000
- two newly-commissioned paintings by Mathieu Mercier for €22,000 apiece
- Bernar Venet’s large sculpture Indeterminate Line(2013) for $450,000.
- Matthew Day Jackson’s August 6, 1945 (Chicago) (2016), which went to a European collector for $175,000.
- a painting by Matthias Weischer with a European collector for €47,000
- four large photographs from Dana Lixenberg’s 1993-2015 “Imperial Courts” series at around $10,000 a pop
- Eric White’s painting Down in Front: No Other Dream™ (2014–2016) for $35,000.
- placed eight of nine paintings on view by Dublin-based artist Genieve Figgis ($12,000–20,000.) One painting went to a local museum trustee.
- Vanessa Prager’s two paintings plus several of the artist’s smaller works for $2,500 apiece. Green is My Valley (2016), which went to a Chicago-based collector for $16,000.
Yours, Mine & Ours
- paintings of album covers by artist Brooklyn-based Todd Bienvenu, around half of the works from the series of 100 had sold at $1,400 a pop.
- sold three paintings from Sam Gilliam’s 2015 “PARADE” series, priced at $55,000 each, to collectors from New York and Chicago.
- one of three painted ceramic and wood sculptures by Betty Woodman, Vase Upon Vase: Horme, (2009–2014), with a Chicago-based collector for $45,000.