Judd Tully now covers auctions and art fairs on his own site. The Master had these sales but click through to read his detailed descriptions and see more works he has posted there.
- Dale Lewis‘s wall sized and drugged out scene of “Fire Island” from 2017, executed in oil, acrylic and spray paint on canvas and scaled at 78 ¾ by 157 ½ inches sold for around £12,000; small scaled pencil on paper compositions, “Study for Breakfast,” Study for Admiral,” “Study for Good Morning America” and “Study for Happy Meal” at prices in the range of £2,000-4,000. as well as a second large scale, orgy infused work from 2017, “Bratwurst” in the same £12,000 range.
- Pat Steir, “Untitled” from 2004, in oil on canvas and scaled at 84 by 73 ½ inches sold to a Chicago collector new to the gallery for $550,000
- sold Dan Colen’s punk rock inspired “The Underground Rises Again” from 2015, scaled at 105 by 85 inches and comprised of metal studs on canvas in the range of $250,000
- two works from 1967 by the remarkable Italian artist Carol Rama, recently anointed to art world stardom from her exhibition at the New Museum that sold to different Midwestern collectors in the region of $250,000-500,000.
Expo Chicago Shows Gathering Strength (Judd Tully)
- Nick Cave’s Hustle Coat (2017)
- two 2016 paintings by James Krone, Onappol-Lechard and Onish-Th’Apaar
- works by Manish Nai for a range of $18,000 to $75,000
- Tony Tasset’s Untitled (Snowman) (2017) sold for between $120,000 and $150,000.
- an untitled work by Kurt Schwitters for around $400,000
- an untitled Louise Nevelson from 1959 for around $160,000, both to private Chicago collectors.
David Nolan Gallery:
- a mahogany sculpture by Mel Kendrick for $70,000
- Wardell Milan’sThe new sun will warm our proud and naked bodies (2016)
- an untitled 2016 graphite drawing by Chicago artist Jim Nutt
- Sale prices ranged from $15,000 to around $80,00
Corbett vs. Dempsey:
- a Karl Wirsum drawing
- works by Chicago artist Morris Barazani, including Solid Sky
- a textile work by LA-based Christina Forrer
- pieces by Magalie Guérin, Lui Shtini, and Bryan Calvin, only one of which was pre-sold.
Galerie Frank Elbaz:
- a work by Mangelos to a trustee of the Art Institute of Chicago
- a piece by Julije Knifer
- a large untitled 2004 painting by Pat Steir for an asking price of $550,000
- an untitled 1968 work by Carol Rama for an asking price of $350,000
- The Underground Rises Again (2015), a large white canvas with metal studs by Dan Colen for an asking price of $250,000
- sold American artist Matthew Day Jackson‘s Destroyed by Fire ( Painter on His Way to Work) (2017) for $60,000
- several paintings by Caroline Walker for between £2,850 and £3,100.
- a large blue-and-white striped work by Daniel Buren, On Ash – 2 25 elements, November, 1989, situated work(2017), for around $160,000
- sold a number of works by Genevieve Gaignard, currently in a show at New York’s Studio Museum of Harlem, including the final prints of Basic Cable & Chill and of Kathleen, both within an edition of three photographs, for around $3,000 and $4,000, respectively, and Ain’t I a Woman, for around $6,000, as well as two sculptures for $4,250 to $6,000
- placed five out of six works by Alec Egan for between $6,500 and $20,000
- a selection of works by three artists, all in the $15,000 to $20,000 range, including five works by Firelei Báez, two to the J.P. Morgan Chase Collection, two to major museum trustees, and one to a private collection.
What Sold at EXPO Chicago (Artsy)