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April 24 2015
NEW YORK – This spring Phillips will present the first-ever auction dedicated to modern Italian art to take place at a major auction house in New York. Driven by internationally prominent curator Francesco Bonami, the auction titled, The Great Wonderful: 100 Years of Italian Art, will reflect the depth of Italian art over the last 100 years and will present 64 works by both internationally renowned artists, and by those who are currently less familiar to an international audience of collectors.
April 23 2015
LONDON – On 28 April Phillips will present the first Design Auction held in 30 Berkeley Square featuring over 250 lots with a pre-sale low estimate of £6.7m/$10m/€9.3m and a pre-sale high estimate of £9.9m/$14.7m/€13.8m.
April 21 2015
NEW YORK – Phillips auctions of Contemporary Art in New York in May will be led by an important large-scale portrait by Francis Bacon (1909-1992) which is expected to realise $25 million to $35 million. The evening auction on 14 May will also offer a selection of works from a Private American Collection including examples by many of the most compelling American artists of the twentieth century, including Brice Marden, Ed Ruscha, Robert Ryman, John Chamberlain and James Lee Byars.
April 21 2015
RESULTS: NEW YORK – The Phillips Edition Auction totaled $5,246,563 / £3,516,321/ €4,892,994 selling 82% by lot and 93% by value.
April 7 2015
NEW YORK – Phillips is pleased to announce the inclusion of a selection of Works on Paper, from the forthcoming April Evening and Day Editions auctions. The Evening and Day sales will offer 312 total lots with a pre-sale low estimate of $3,604,000/ £2,422,930/ €3,318,142 and a pre-sale high estimate of $5,349,000/ £3,596,075/ €4,924,734
April 3 2015
RESULTS: NEW YORK –The Phillips Photographs Evening and Day Auctions totaled $7,083,000/ £4,745,610/ €6,445,530 selling 80% by lot and 88% by value.
April 2 2015
LONDON - Phillips is pleased to offer Marc Newson’s iconic Lockheed Lounge (circa 1990) which will appear as a highlight of the Design Evening Sale on 28 April 2015. Among the most influential and prolific designers of the last quarter century, Newson was appointed C.B.E. in 2010 by Her Majesty the Queen for services rendered to the field of international design.
April 1 2015
LONDON – Phillips is pleased to announce highlights from the Under the Influence Sale at 30 Berkeley Square. The auction, which presents a selection of important and young artist’s will offer 189 lots, carrying a total pre-sale low estimate of £1.3 million / $1.9 million/ €1.8 million and a pre-sale high estimate of £1.9 million/$2.8 million/ €2.6 million.
March 20 2015
NEW YORK –  Phillips is pleased to announce the sale of a Private American Collection featuring significant contemporary works of art by many of the most compelling American artists of the twentieth century, including Brice Marden, Ed Ruscha, Robert Ryman, John Chamberlain, and James Lee Byars, as well as Italians Giuseppe Penone and Alighiero Boetti.
March 18 2015
GENEVA – Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo is pleased to announce details of their inaugural auctions dedicated to fine collectors’ watches that will take place on the evenings of 9 and 10 May 2015 at Hôtel La Réserve, Geneva. Highlights from the auctions will be available to view in Hong Kong (3 to 6 April), New York (10 to 14 April) and London (22 to 26 April) prior to the pre-sale exhibitions in Geneva.
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