• Posted 04 May 2016

    Latin American Masters Lead Phillips’ Auction on 23 May in New York

    NEW YORK

    On Monday, 23 May, Phillips will bring together a remarkable selection of over 130 lots for the spring auction of Latin American Art. Collectors will have the opportunity to acquire exceptional works of art by highly sought-after modern and contemporary artists, including Carmen Herrera, Gabriel Orozco, Cildo Meireles, Jesús Rafael Soto, and Helio Oiticica. Many of these examples are fresh-to-the-market, having never been offered at auction or been publicly exhibited. Proceeds from 8 works in the live auction, as well as a concurrent online-only auction of 28 lots, will benefit Fomento Cultural Banamex, an organization that supports artisanal Mexican culture.

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  • Posted 28 April 2016

    ‘Time for Design’ a Benefit Auction for the Design Museum Totals £1,161,100

    LONDON

    'Time for Design' achieved £1,161,100/$1,687,775/€1,491,363 selling 73% by lot and 71% by value. The top lot was Antony Gormley's Small Spall III, 2013, which realized £158,500.

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  • Posted 27 April 2016

    Phillips' Auction of Modern Masters Achieves £4,860,82

    LONDON

    Phillips' Design auction, Modern Masters, realised £4,860,825/ $7,089,027 / €6,272,920 and was 74% sold by lot and 88% sold by value. The sale was led by Eileen Gray's Important folding 'Brick' screen, which achieved a price of £1,482,500.

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  • Posted 25 April 2016

    Phillips Announces Significant Expansion of International Watches Team

    NEW YORK

    Phillips is pleased to announce a significant expansion of its team of international watch specialists, adding expertise in New York, Geneva and Hong Kong. The new appointments are led by Douglas Escribano, a widely recognized authority on extraordinary timepieces, as a Senior International Specialist in New York. Also joining the team are Amy Chow as Senior Specialist in Hong Kong and Alex Ghotbi as a Specialist and Associate Director in Geneva.

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  • Posted 25 April 2016

    Phillips Evening and Day Editions Sales Total $5,159,000

    NEW YORK

    Phillips' sales of Evening & Day Editions, including Works On Paper, achieved $5,159,000 / £3,559,710/ €4,591,510, selling 87% by lot and 95% by value. The top lot was Andy Warhol's Moonwalk, 1987, which realized $293,000.

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  • Posted 21 April 2016

    Phillips Announces Sale of Seminal Sculpture by Jeff Koons

    NEW YORK

    Phillips will offer Naked from Jeff Koons’ Banality Series at the 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale on 8 May in New York. A seminal work from the pivotal series that is credited with launching the artist to international fame, it is offered at auction for the first time having been in the current collection for over 25 years. It is expected to realize $5,000,000 to $7,000,000.

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  • Posted 21 April 2016

    Phillips and Invaluable Announce Partnership for Online Bidding on the Invaluable Marketplace

    NEW YORK

    Invaluable, the world’s leading online marketplace for buying fine art, antiques and collectibles, and Phillips, a leading global platform for buying and selling 20th and 21st century art and design, today announced the launch of a new partnership to offer Phillips catalogs for online bidding on the Invaluable marketplace. Phillips will live-stream sales on Invaluable starting with the Evening & Day Editions Including Works on Paper auction on April 25, 2016.

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  • Posted 21 April 2016

    Phillips to Offer Masterwork by Jean Dubuffet in May Evening Sale

    NEW YORK

    Jean Dubuffet’s Barbe des rites will be offered by Phillips on 8 May as a highlight of the 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale. Offered at auction for the first time, and the first significant oil painting from the artist’s famed Beard Series to appear at auction in almost 20 years, this important work has remained in the same private collection since 1973 and has not been seen by the public since 1960, the year after its creation. It is expected to realize $1,500,000-2,500,000.

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  • Posted 18 April 2016

    Phillips Names Silvia Coxe Waltner Regional Representative for Seattle & Northwest United States

    NEW YORK

    Phillips is pleased to announce the appointment of Silvia Coxe Waltner as Vice President, Regional Representative, for the Northwest region of the United States.

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  • Posted 13 April 2016

    Phillips Brings Latin American Masterworks to Miami

    NEW YORK

    Phillips is pleased to announce the six-day exhibition of more than 30 works of art in the Miami Design District, from 19-24 April. In conjunction with the exhibition, on 21 April, Phillips will also host the book launch of Matta: On the Edge of a Dream by Thomas Monahan, the first international monograph or publication dedicated exclusively to the artist.

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  • Posted 13 April 2016

    Phillips Announces Results from the New Now Sale in London

    LONDON

    Phillips' New Now auction on 13 April realised £1,939,875 and was led by Barbara Kruger's Untitled (Let Go). The sale was 65% sold by lot and 74% sold by value.

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  • Posted 07 April 2016

    Phillips Announces Brice Marden's Star (for Patti Smith) will Lead the May Evening Sale

    NEW YORK

    Phillips is pleased to announce that Brice Marden’s Star (for Patti Smith) will lead the May evening sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art in New York. Estimated at $5,000,000-7,000,000, Star (for Patti Smith) is one of the few portraits by the artist to be offered at auction.

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  • Posted 06 April 2016

    Phillips Announces Highlights from the April Sales of Modern & Contemporary Editions

    NEW YORK

    Phillips is pleased to announce highlights from the New York Evening and Day Sales of Modern and Contemporary Editions, featuring Works on Paper, which will take place on 25 April. The two sessions will offer 346 lots, featuring works by icons of 20th century art, including Andy Warhol, Yves Klein, Keith Haring, Roy Lichtenstein, and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner.

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  • Posted 04 April 2016

    Phillips Announces Results from the April Photographs Auction

    NEW YORK

    Phillips' Photographs auction on 4 April realized $4,497,375, setting 3 world auction records. The sale was 68% sold by lot and 76% sold by value.

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  • Posted 23 March 2016

    Phillips Names Alice Trier 20th Century and Contemporary Art Specialist & Regional Representative

    COLOGNE

    Phillips announced that Alice Trier joined the auction house as a 20th Century and Contemporary Art specialist and will be a regional representative for Germany.

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  • Posted 22 March 2016

    Rediscovered Design Masterworks Lead Phillips’ April Auction Week

    LONDON

    Phillips is pleased to announce a series of three auctions dedicated to important Design from the early 20th Century to the present. The previews will be open to the public at 30 Berkeley Square, London, 22-27 April. The three auctions – DESIGN, EVENING DESIGN, and TIME FOR DESIGN − will be held in the same rooms on 27-28 April.

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  • Posted 21 March 2016

    Phillips Presents Property from a Private American Collector

    NEW YORK

    Phillips is pleased to announce the sale of three important works by Mark Bradford from the Property of a Private American Collector that will be offered in its May 2016 sales of 20th Century & Contemporary Art in New York.

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  • Posted 17 March 2016

    Phillips Announces Highlights from the April Photographs Auction in New York

    NEW YORK

    On 4 April, Phillips will present its first Photographs auction of 2016, featuring 264 lots that span the history of the medium. Among the top lots are works by contemporary masters, Andreas Gursky, Richard Prince and Andres Serrano, balanced by a beautiful selection of prints by Walker Evans and other photographic legends, such as Robert Frank and Diane Arbus.

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  • Posted 16 March 2016

    Phillips Appoints Jonathan Crockett As Deputy Chairman for Asia

    HONG KONG

    As a further commitment to expansion into the important Asian market, Phillips is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Crockett as Head of 20th Century & Contemporary Art and Deputy Chairman, Asia.

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  • Posted 16 March 2016

    Phillips Presents Highlights from the New Now Auction in April in London

    LONDON

    Phillips is pleased to announce the New Now auction which will be on view at 30 Berkeley Square from 7 April and will take place on Wednesday, 13 April at 2pm. Offering 253 works of art by both established and emerging contemporary artists, and with estimates from under £5,000, the auction presents accessible opportunities for collectors and is expected to realise from £2 million to £2.9 million.

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