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September 1 2015
NEW YORK - Phillips is pleased to announce the appointments of Hugues Joffre as Chairman, United Kingdom and Europe, and Worldwide Head of 20th Century Art, and Jean-Paul Engelen as Worldwide Head of Contemporary Art. As leading specialists in their corresponding fields, Mr. Joffre and Mr. Engelen will strengthen Phillips' team of international specialists in the 20th Century and Contemporary Art Department, while broadening the range of art and expertise on offer.
August 27 2015
NEW YORK - Phillips is pleased to announce highlights for the New Now auction in New York on 17 September. The sale juxtaposes works from a younger generation of artists with works by established artists offering a diverse range to engage seasoned collectors and newcomers alike. Phillips New Now auction – formerly known as Under the Influence – will offer over 250 lots, carrying a total pre-sale estimate of between $4.4 - 6.5 million (£2.8 - £4.1 million / €3.9 - €5.7 million).
August 20 2015
HONG KONG – Phillips has appointed the prominent watch specialist and leading authority in the field, Sam Hines, as International Head of Watches. Sam will be heading the global team of Watch Specialists from Phillips’ recently opened Asian Headquarters in the Landmark Building in Hong Kong.
July 2 2015
LONDON – Renowned watch expert Paul Maudsley has joined Phillips as International Specialist, Director of the London Watches Department. Paul brings with him over 16 years of experience having transformed the UK watches auction market and handled over 20,000 watches in his career so far.
June 29 2015
RESULTS: LONDON – Phillips Contemporary Art Evening Auction realised £18,192,400 / $28,562,068 / €25,651,284 selling 84% by lot and 89% by value.
June 23 2015
LONDON – Phillips will host an exhibition dedicated to the celebrated artist Joana Vasconcelos at 30 Berkeley Square opening on 15 July 2015 and on view until the end of August. The exhibition, entitled Material World, will include over 40 works of art representing various periods of Vasconcelos’ career to date and will coincide with the publication of a monograph on the artist, published by Thames and Hudson.
June 15 2015
RESULTS: LONDON – Phillips Evening & Day Editions Auctions totalled £2,282,638 / $3,538,088 / €3,127,213 selling 87% by value and 81% by lot. Of the 257 lots offered over the course of both sessions 207 sold.
June 10 2015
RESULTS: NEW YORK – The Phillips Design Auction totaled $4,004,250 / £2,602,763 / €3,563,783 selling 80% by lot and 83% by value.
June 9 2015
LONDON – Phillips is pleased to present highlights from the June Contemporary Art Auctions including highlights by Ai Weiwei, Bruce Nauman, Andy Warhol, Sigmar Polke, Raqib Shaw, Andreas Gursky, Yue Minjun, Damien Hirst and Mark Bradford. The Contemporary Art Sales will offer over 200 lots with a combined pre-sale estimate of £22.7-34.3 million ($34.7-52.3 million / €31.2-47.1 million).
June 2 2015
LONDON – Phillips is pleased to announce the appointment of Bart van Son as International Business Director, Contemporary Art. Based in London, Bart will support the business strategy and growth of the Contemporary Art Department on a global basis.
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