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May 27 2015
RESULTS: NEW YORK – The Phillips Latin America Auction totaled $6,653,625 / £4,335,372 / €6,102,871 selling 64% by lot and 74% by value.
May 26 2015
NEW YORK – Phillips is delighted to launch Brigitte Lacombe: Complicities, celebrating the work of internationally acclaimed photographer Brigitte Lacombe in a selling exhibition. For the first time in her 40 year career, Lacombe will exhibit her work in New York, revealing her unique insider perspective on the world of Cinema.
May 26 2015
NEW YORK – Phillips is pleased to announce highlights from the forthcoming June Design Auction. The 136 lots together have a pre-sale estimate ranging from $3,030,000- 4,249,000 and will be on public view at 450 Park Avenue 3-9 June.
May 21 2015
RESULTS: LONDON – Phillips May Photographs Auction realised £1,736,500 / $2,691,575 / €2,431,100 selling 78% by lot and 78% by value.
May 15 2015
RESULTS: NEW YORK - Phillips’ Contemporary Art Evening Sale realised $97,170,000 (£62,188,800 / €85,509,600), selling 80% by lot and 85% by value. The top price was paid for Francis Bacon’s Seated Woman, 1961, which sold to an anonymous telephone bidder for $28,165,000 (£18,025,600 / €24,785,200).
May 10 2015
GENEVA - The inaugural watch auctions held by Phillips, in Association with Bacs & Russo, on 9 and 10 May 2015 realised a combined total of SFr 29,649,363 / $31,834,734 / €28,411,944, selling 97% by lot. The auctions sold four watches for over $1 million and established multiple records including for any stainless steel wristwatch, for any Rolex sold at auction, and for any Rolex Day-Date.
May 1 2015
NEW YORK – Phillips is pleased to announce highlights from the forthcoming Spring Latin America Auction, featuring 106 lots with a pre-sale estimate of $8,059,000 - 11,843,000.
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.
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