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20th Century & Contemporary Art | Hong Kong | May 2017

Join us for our second 20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Evening Sale in Hong Kong. The exhibition and auction continue the tradition of showcasing a curated selection of Eastern and Western masters, from Yoshitomo Nara, Zhang Enli and Park Seo-Bo to Andy Warhol, Ed Ruscha and Gerhard Richter. Works are on view at the Mandarin Oriental from 25 May alongside our previews for Jewels and Jadeite and The Hong Kong Watch Auction: FOUR.

Tags: 20th Century Art , Contemporary Art , Design , Hong Kong

  • Tapestry Expanded: The Bass Museum's Reinvigorated Space Reflects the Texture of Miami's Cultural Landscape

    Silvia Karman Cubiñá, Executive Director, and Leilani Lynch, Assistant Curator of the newly expanded…

  • Peter Voulkos' 'Rondena': A Totem of 1950s American Craft

    Design Senior Specialist Meaghan Roddy on pioneering post-war ceramist Peter Voulkos' 'Rondena', a g…

  • The Eye of the Century: Peter Fetterman on the Visionary Henri Cartier-Bresson

    "Living with Henri's work is like living with a great library..." Renowned collector and gallerist P…

  • Unmasking Richard Prince's 'Nurse Kathy', 2006- 2008

    Nurse Kathy, painted in 2006-2008, is an eerie and deliberately graphic figure of a nurse concealed …

  • Transcending Nature: teamLab’s ‘Universe of Water Particles’

    'Universe of Water Particles', 2013 is a spectacular computer-generated waterfall in an immersive 3-…

  • Capturing a Movement: Francesco Bonami on Michelangelo Pistoletto's 'Corteo', 1965

    Francesco Bonami discusses one of Pistoletto's groundbreaking mirror paintings, 'Corteo (Procession)…

  • The Illusion of Calm in Henri Matisse’s Jeune fille accoudée

    Dr. Charles Stuckey, art historian and former Curator of Modern Painting, National Gallery of Art, W…

  • Henri Matisse's Jeune fille dormant à la blouse roumaine, 1939

    Dr. Charles Stuckey, art historian and former Curator of Modern Painting, National Gallery of Art, W…

  • Two-toned: Charles Stuckey on Picasso's 'Deux Nus', 1920

    Dr. Charles Stuckey, art historian and former Curator of Modern Painting, National Gallery of Art, W…

  • Graphic Worship: Pablo Picasso's 'Portrait de femme endormie. III'

    Dr. Charles Stuckey, art historian and former Curator of Modern Painting, National Gallery of Art, W…

  • Peter Doig’s Pivotal 'Red House', 1995-1996

    "The painting combines the key features of Doig's work — the snow, cabin, forest and reflection — al…

  • The Muses of Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse: Drawings from the Collection of Anne Marie and Julian J. Aberbach

    Dr. Charles Stuckey, art historian and former Curator of Modern Painting, National Gallery of Art, W…

  • Basquiat: Boom for Real — A Conversation with Cheyenne Westphal and Eleanor Nairne

    Phillips is honored to support the Barbican's landmark exhibition Basquiat: Boom for Real. Here, Cha…

  • Motion Capture: Looking at Sigmar Polke’s Tänzerin (Dancer)

    Tänzerin is an exceptional rarity in Polke's use of his most celebrated and iconic earlier technique…

  • Los Angeles to Scale: Andreas Gursky's Birdseye View

    At three meters long, the sheer scale of Gursky's 'Los Angeles' Cibachrome print is a celebration of…

  • Adrian Ghenie: The Collector Canvassed

    Take a closer look at one of Adrien Ghenie's masterworks, 'The Collector 4'. Presented as part of th…

  • Reimagining the Urban Oasis: The Walker Art Center’s New Sculpture Garden

    Olga Viso, the Executive Director of the Walker Art Center, and Victoria Sung, Curatorial Assistant,…

  • Gerhard Richter ‘Abstraktes Bild (682-4)’, 1988

    Originating from the heart of Richter’s inquiry into the transcendence of painterly abstraction, whi…

  • Evening & Day Editions | London | June 2017

    Our June Evening & Day Editions auction in London features prints and multiples of exceptional quali…

  • Ron Arad's "The Farmer and the Cowman", 2009

    Fabricated in 2009, "Oh, The Farmer and the Cowman Should be Friends" has been described as a confid…

  • Design | New York | June 2017

    Our June Design auction in New York is highlighted by masterworks from Pierre Chareau, Jean Royère, …

  • 20th Century & Contemporary Art | Hong Kong | May 2017

    Join us for our second 20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Evening Sale in Hong Kong. The exhib…

  • Watches, Jewels & Jadeite | Hong Kong | May 2017

    Join us in Hong Kong at the Mandarin Oriental for Jewels and Jadeite on 29 May, featuring an array o…

  • In Conversation: Nick Knight x SHOWstudio

    "Photography needs to be as aspirational as any other art form. The world we live in is full of imag…

  • On-Site: Flora Ars + Natura with Jose Roca | Latin America | May 2017

    We travelled to Bogotá, Colombia to explore the incredible art scene alongside José Roca, the Direct…

  • Surface Surveillance: Looking for a Way Into Peter Doig’s ‘Rosedale’

    "Doig is able to incorporate an eerie feeling into the painting- it's as if the manor is being watch…

  • Woman in the Round: The Unparalleled Dimensionality of Lichtenstein's Late Bust

    "'Woman: Sunlight Moonlight' has literally jumped off of the late nude canvases that came to charact…

  • Revisiting ‘The Void’: Francesco Bonami on Hirst’s Iconic Early Pill Cabinet

    "Each pill, hand-crafted as its own sculpture, represents a state of mind and the way we as individu…

  • The Geneva Watch Auction: FIVE | May 2017

    For our Spring season, Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo will offer what is arguably the mos…

  • In Conversation: Hubert Lacroix & Kelly Troester

    Hubert Lacroix, Director of the Susse Foundry, joins our Worldwide Co-Head of Editions, Kelly Troest…

  • The Odyssey of Collecting: Photographs from Joy of Giving Something Foundation

    Worldwide Head of Photographs Vanessa Hallett and Photographs Consultant Chris Mahoney discuss 'The …

  • New Now | April 2017 | London

    Our Spring New Now sale in London continues the tradition of putting cutting-edge contemporary artis…

  • Warhol in China: Jonathan Crockett on the Artist’s Enduring Legacy

    "Each photograph from this body of work offers an intimate glimpse into how the world's most famous …

  • Energy and Violence: Looking at Miquel Barceló's 'Muletero'

    "To me the violence and destructive processes used in producing this painting is comparable to that …

  • On-Site: Massimiliano Gioni at The New Museum’s ‘Raymond Pettibon: A Pen of All Work’

    We sat down with Creative Director Massimiliano Gioni to discuss the significance of Raymond Pettibo…

  • Abstrakt Evolution: 40 Years of Gerhard Richter

    Join our Worldwide Co-Head of 20th Century & Contemporary Art, Deputy Chairman Robert Manley on a to…

  • Light & Aerie: The Collection of Lee F. Mindel, FAIA

    Unlike the period rooms at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which all represent a time and a place, t…

  • Mallet-Stevens & Royère: Radical Departures

    We take a closer look at the work of Robert Mallet-Stevens and Jean Royère in our Design Evening Sal…

  • December is Design | December 2016 | New York

    This season's Design roster features three incredible sales with one-of-a-kind pieces by Eileen Gray…

  • Jewels and Jadeite | Hong Kong | November 2016

    Join us for our Jewels and Jadeite sale in Hong Kong at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on 28 November.

  • 20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design | Hong Kong | November 2016

    Join us in Hong Kong for our inaugural 20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Evening Sale! Our fi…

  • Diego Rivera’s Cubist Affair

    Around 1916, Diego Rivera began to refine his Cubism toward a more purist abstraction of geometric s…

  • Roy Lichtenstein’s ‘Landscape With Grass’: A Homecoming

    We're excited to have Roy Lichtenstein's 'Landscape With Grass' from 1996 as a centerpiece of our in…

  • Tommy Hilfiger: Living with Art

    "Collecting pop and contemporary art has been one of my true passions in life. After meeting Andy Wa…

  • Breaking Out: The Transcendence of Women in Latin American Art

    The Head of our Latin American Sale Kaeli Deane discusses the incredible worldwide surge in recognit…

  • Hellfire Rising: Looking at Clyfford Still

    “You can turn the lights out the paintings will carry their own fire.” Our Worldwide Co-Head of 20th…

  • Postscript on the Nude: Roy Lichtenstein's Late Renaissance

    Following his blockbuster 1993 retrospective at the Guggenheim, Roy Lichtenstein married his signatu…

  • Capitalist Realism and Gerhard Richter’s 'Dusenjäger’, 1963

    “These objects speak about progression and modernity, while at the same time are obviously objects o…

  • Mert & Marcus: Works 2001- 2014

    In association with Art Partner, Phillips presents the first major exhibition of the dynamic artist …

  • Evening & Day Editions | New York | October 2016

    Our October Editions auction in New York is a showcase of museum-quality artist prints and multiples…

  • Rudolf Stingel: After the Stencil

    To try something new in painting is extremely complicated, yet Stingel has accepted the challenge an…

  • Damien Hirst: Identity in a Box 

    'Figures in a Landscape' is one of Hirst's most ambitious vitrine pieces, sitting contextually along…

  • Andy Warhol: Icon Inversion

    '20 Pink Mao's' is part of Wahol's seminal reversal series, which began the same year this piece was…

  • 20th Century & Contemporary Art | London | October 2016

    20th Century. Contemporary. Now. Our October auctions in London continue a tradition of bringing tog…

  • Photographs | New York | October 2016

    Our Fall Photographs auction in New York brings together some of the most celebrated names in the hi…

  • Design | London | September 2016

    Our September Design auctions are led by 20th-century Nordic Masters, featuring iconic examples of H…

  • New Now | New York | September 2016

    Experience. Explore. Engage. One year after inaugurating our New Now sale, this New York season-open…

  • Phillips | Fall 2016

    As we usher in a new season a Phillips we look forward to what's ahead. Our international sales and …

  • Looking Back | The Hong Kong Watch Auction: TWO

    In May 2016, Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo, held its second sale of watches in Hong Kong…

  • Francesco Bonami: Considering Italian Post-War Identity

    Works by Michelangelo Pistoletto, Mimmo Rotella, and Domenico Gnoli reveal how seminal post-war Ital…

  • Rudolf Stingel: Texture as Disruption

    "Both the celotex and the carpet painting see Rudolf Sitngel challenging the definition of authorshi…

  • Joan Miró: Finding Peace in the Primal

    Two works made 40 years apart by the multi-disciplinary master Joan Miró recall the artist's interes…

  • 20th Century & Contemporary Art | London | June 2016

    20th Century. Contemporary. Now. Our June auctions in London offer a fresh perspective on the bold-f…

  • Jewels | New York | June 2016

    Shimmer. Sparkle. Shine. With a sophisticated focus, our Jewels sales attract both seasoned collecto…

  • Design | New York | June 2016

    Timeless. Accessible. Exceptional. By Design. Our June Design sale features French Mid-Century, Amer…

  • Evening & Day Editions | London | June 2016

    Defining Editions. Our spring Editions auction in London is a showcase of museum-quality artist prin…

  • The Hong Kong Watch Auction: TWO

    “The Hong Kong Watch Auction: TWO contains some of the rarest and most sought after pieces available…

  • Carmen Herrera: An Understated Rigor

    Unlike Barnett Newman or Leon Polk Smith, Carmen Herrera’s geometric abstraction does not have a spi…

  • Cildo Meireles: Material Interventions

    Things are rarely as they seem in Cildo Meireles’ work. At first glance, the work appears to be simp…

  • Latin America | May 2016 | New York

    The art of Latin America represents the rich and varied histories, politics and geographies of the r…

  • Photographs | May 2016 | London

    Storyteller. Artist. Creator. Visionary. Our Spring Photographs auction in London brings together so…

  • Brice Marden’s ‘Star (for Patti Smith)’: Aura in the Abstract

    In the early 1970’s, Brice Marden was exploring the idea of how to make an abstract picture convey s…

  • Seeing Red: Marlene Dumas' 'Night Nurse'

    Worldwide Head of Contemporary Art Jean-Paul Engelen presents this provocative work from our 20th Ce…

  • Jean Dubuffet's 'Barbe de rites': Disruption in Disguise

    Worldwide Head of 20th Century Art Hugues Joffre presents this masterful and innovative work from ou…

  • 20th Century & Contemporary Art | New York | May 2016

    20th Century. Contemporary. Now. Our Spring 20th Century & Contemporary Art auctions in New York off…

  • Time for Design | London | April 2016

    Time for Design. Rediscovered masterworks are brought to light and lead our spring auctions dedicate…

  • Evening & Day Editions | New York | April 2016

    Our Day & Evening Editions auctions bring a fresh focus to some of the world’s most exciting and rec…

  • Expert’s Guide: Aurel Bacs Presents START-STOP-RESET: 88 Epic Stainless Steel Chronographs

    Phillips's Senior Consultant, Aurel Bacs presents highlights from our spring thematic sale dedicated…

  • Expert’s Guide: Aurel Bacs Presents The Geneva Watch Auction: THREE

    Phillips’ Senior Consultant Aurel Bacs presents highlights from our next various owners collectors' …

  • New Now | London | April 2016

    Fresh. Dynamic. Now. After a successful launch in December, we're excited to stage our second New No…

  • Photographs | New York | April 2016

    Fact. Fiction. Fantasy. Reality. Our Spring Photographs sale explores the duality inherent in a phot…

  • Contemporary Art Evening & Day Sales- October 2015

    Phillips presents the Contemporary Art Evening & Day Sales- October 2015 in London.

  • In Conversation with Matt Carey-Williams on the Contemporary Art Evening Sale, October 2015

    Deputy Chairman of Europe and Asia Matt Carey-Williams presents his highlights from 'In Pursuit of B…

  • Frank Auerbach ‘Tower Blocks Hampstead Road’, 2007

    Matt Langton, 20th Century & Contemporary Art Specialist, discusses Frank Auerbach's 'Tower Blocks H…

  • Howard Hodgkin ‘Rhode Island’, 2000-2002

    Matt Langton, 20th Century & Contemporary Art Specialist, discusses Howard Hodgkin's 'Rhode Island',…

  • Beyond the Canvas: Radical Materialism and Piero Manzoni's 'Achrome'

    One of the most radical artists of the 50's and early 60's, Piero Manzoni sought to achieve abstract…

  • Pierre Soulages: Master of Black and Light

    The two key elements that run throughout Pierre Soulages' work: light and color. Here, we're talking…

  • Phillips | Spring 2016

    As we usher in a new season a Phillips we look forward to what's ahead. Our international sales and …

  • New Now | New York | February 2016

    Phillips presents the New Now Evening & Day Sales on 29 February in New York.

  • Eileen Gray ‘Important folding ‘Brick’ screen’, circa 1925

    Eileen Gray ‘Important folding ‘Brick’ screen’, circa 1925 from our Modern Masters: Design Evening S…

  • Willem de Kooning 'Untitled XXVIII', 1977

    "This painting is the complex and brilliant culmination of de Kooning's years observing and internal…

  • 20th Century & Contemporary Art | London | February 2016

    Phillips presents the 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening & Day Sales on 9 -10 February in Londo…

  • A Look Back: The Hong Kong Watch Auction: ONE

    Take a look back at our inaugural watches auction in Hong Kong as Phillips' Sam Hines and Jill Chen …

  • Lucio Fontana 'Concetto Spaziale, Attese', 1964

    Curator Franceso Bonami presents Lucio Fontana's 'Concetto Spaziale, Attese', 1964, to be offered in…

  • Doris Salcedo - Untitled, 1992

    Henry Allsop, Worldwide Head of Latin American Art, discusses Doris Salcedo's important untitled scu…

  • Evening & Day Editions | London | January 2016

    Phillips presents the Evening & Day Editions sale on 21 January in London.

  • Cy Twombly 'Untitled', 2006

    In conversation with Deputy Chairman of Europe and Asia Matt Carey-Williams on Cy Twombly's 'Untitle…

  • In Conversation with Henry Highley on the Contemporary Art Day Sale, October 2015

    Head of Contemporary Art Day Sale Henry Highley presents his highlights from 'In Pursuit of Beauty':…

  • Alexander Calder 'Untitled', circa 1941

    Alexander Calder's 'Untitled', circa 1941 to be offered in our 20th Century & Contemporary Art Eveni…

  • John Chamberlain 'Bullwinkle', 1961

    John Chamberlain's 'Bullwinkle', 1961 to be offered in our 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening S…

  • Le Corbusier 'Femme rouge et pelote verte', 1932

    Le Corbusier's 'Femme rouge et pelote verte', 1932 to be offered in our 20th Century & Contemporary…

  • Brigitte Lacombe: Complicities

    Phillips presents Brigitte Lacombe: Complicities, celebrating the work of internationally acclaimed …

  • Michelangelo Pistoletto 'Gruppo di persone', 1962

    Michelangelo Pistoletto's 'Gruppo di persone', 1962 to be offered in our 20th Century & Contemporary…

  • Diane Arbus 'Identical Twins, Roselle, N.J.', 1967

    "Her point of view was to keep the subject as it was, and rather rearrange herself..."London Photogr…

  • Bruce Nauman 'Hanging Heads # 1 (Blue Andrew, Mouth Open / Red Julie with Cap)', 1989

    Bruce Nauman 'Hanging Heads # 1 (Blue Andrew, Mouth Open / Red Julie with Cap)', 1989

  • Aurel Bacs Presents Highlights from The Geneva Watch Auction: TWO

    "This is a watch that Paul Newman dreams are made of. " Aurel Bacs shares his highlights from our Fa…

  • Francis Bacon 'Seated Woman', 1961

    Phillips' Deputy Chairman of Europe & Asia Matt Carey-Williams presents Francis Bacon's 'Seated Woma…

  • Sarah Lucas 'Wichser Schicksal (Wanker Destiny)', 1999

    Sarah Lucas 'Wichser Schicksal (Wanker Destiny)', 1999

  • Phillips Presents: Property from A Private American Collection, Spring 2015

    Embodying the qualities of timelessness, conceptual rigor and enduring beauty, the Private American …

  • Sigmar Polke 'Carnival', 1979

    Sigmar Polke 'Carnival', 1979

  • Property from A Private American Collection: Giuseppe Penone

    Giuseppe Penone 'Idee di pietra', 2003-07

  • Raqib Shaw 'Arrival of the Horse King from the series Paradise Lost', 2011-2012

    Raqib Shaw 'Arrival of the Horse King from the series Paradise Lost', 2011-2012

  • Property from A Private American Collection: John Chamberlain

    American sculptor John Chamberlain is credited with transporting Abstract Expressionism into the

  • Andreas Gursky 'Chicago, Mercantile Exchange', 1997

    Andreas Gursky 'Chicago, Mercantile Exchange', 1997

  • Brice Marden 'Elements (Hydra)', 1999-2000/2001

    Brice Marden’s 'Elements (Hydra)', 1999–2001, is the culmination of his decades-long evolution as a

  • Property from A Private American Collection: Alighiero Boetti 'Mappa', circa 1988

    “The sons of Adam are limbs of each other / Having been created of one essence,” so reads the Persia…

  • Phillips Presents: Property from A Private American Collection: Ed Ruscha

    "I'm not really painting mountains, but an idea of mountains." Ed Ruscha’s text-based paintings have…

  • Jean Michel Basquiat 'Krong Thip (Torso)', 1983

    Perhaps best known for his derivative street style, 'Krong Thip (Torso)', 1983 is a rare example of …

  • In Conversation with Francesco Bonami on 'The Great Wonderful: 100 Years of Italian Art'

    Curator Francesco Bonami on the genesis of Phillips' 'The Great Wonderful: 100 Years of Italian Art'…

  • Phillips Watches: Overview

    Aurel Bacs introduces the team, and describes what distinguishes Phillips Watches from its' competit…

  • Phillips Watches: Day- Date

    Phillips Watches presents The Day- Date Sale, 9 May 2015, Geneva.

  • Phillips Watches: Owner-Brand Sale

    Phillips Watches presents The Owner- Brand Sale, 10 May 2015, Geneva.

  • JEAN PROUVÉ '6 x 9' demountable house, 1944-1945

    "Architecture should leave no trace on the landscape." Jean Prouvé's 6 x 9 demountable house is an i…

  • HIROSHI SUGIMOTO - 'LAKE SUPERIOR, CASCADE RIVER', 1995

    Phillips presents Hiroshi Sugimoto's 'Lake Superior, Cascade River', 1995 in New York's Photographs …

  • JAC LEIRNER 'Nomes (Names)', 1989

    Director of Latin American Art Laura Gonzalez discusses 'Nomes (Names)', 1989 from our 24 November L…

  • [Trailer] Phillips Presents Latin American Art - November 2014

  • ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE 'Self-Portrait', 1983

    Lou Proud, Head of Photographs, London speaks about Robert Mapplethorpe's fierce 'Self-Portrait' fro…

  • IRVING PENN 'The Hand of Miles Davis (C), New York', 1986

    Lou Proud, Head of Photographs, London tells the story behind the creation of the photograph 'The Ha…

  • MARK ROTHKO 'Untitled', 1959

    Contemporary Art specialist Benjamin Godsill on Mark Rothko's 'Untitled', 1959 from our 13 November …

  • HANS HOFMANN 'Orchestral Dominance in Green', 1954

    Worldwide Co-Head Of Contemporary Art David Georgiades on Hans Hofmann's 'Orchestral Dominance in Gr…

  • FRANK STELLA 'Concentric Square', 1966

    Contemporary Art Senior Specialist Zach Miner discusses Frank Stella's 'Concentric Square', 1966. fr…

  • JULIE MEHRETU 'Stadia Excerpt (a small resurgence)', 2004

    Contemporary Art specialist Benjamin Godsill discusses Mehretu's 'Stadia Excerpt (a small resurgence…

  • DANH VO 'We the People (detail)', 2011

    Benjamin Godsill, Contemporary Art Specialist discusses Vo's groundbreaking initiative to recreate t…

  • [Trailer] Phillips Presents the New York Contemporary Art Evening and Day Sales - November 2014

    Produced by Phillips (2014)

  • Peter Bynum: Infinite Walks through the Same Fields

    Peter Bynum presents his work, 'Infinite Walks through the Same Fields, 2015', acrylic paint on 5 la…

  • Introducing Phillips European Headquarters at 30 Berkeley Square

    This fall heralds the opening of our new state-of-the-art flagship galleries and saleroom in the hea…

  • Phillips Presents 'A Very Short History of Contemporary Sculpture' Curated by Francesco Bonami

    Comprising of highlights from the inaugural Contemporary Art Evening Sale, works for private sale an…

  • MARTIN KIPPENBERGER 'UNTITLED (FROM THE SERIES KRIEG BÖSE/WAR WICKED', 1991

    Henry Allsopp, Senior Specialist and Director of Contemporary Art explains why Martin Kippenberger's…

  • JEFF KOONS 'JIM BEAM - OBSERVATION CAR', 1986

    Svetlana Marich, Deputy Chairman & Co-Head of Contemporary Art, Europe discusses Jeff Koons Jim Beam…

  • The Fall 2014 Season Begins: Under the Influence New York

    Summer is over. The season begins September 16th with Under The Influence in New York.

  • PADDLES ON! In Conversation with Michael Manning

    We visit artist Michael Manning on site of his show at Retrospective Gallery in Hudson, New York to …

  • PADDLES ON! In Conversation with James Bridle

    We sit down with James Bridle at his studio at Eyebeam Art + Technology Center in New York City to d…

  • PADDLES ON! In Conversation with Sara Ludy

    We sit down with artist Sara Ludy in New York City to discuss her Projection Monitor series in which…

  • LYGIA CLARK 'Bicho parafuso sem fim', 1960

    Laura Gonzalez, the Head of the Latin America Sale, further contextualizes 'Bicho' here both as part…

  • CARLOS CRUZ-DIEZ 'Physichromie No. 651', 1973

    Laura Gonzalez, the Head of the Latin America sale discusses Cruz-Diez's triumphs in setting color f…

  • MARK ROTHKO 'UNTITLED (RED, BLUE, ORANGE)', 1955

    August Uribe and David Georgiades, Worldwide Co-Heads of Contemporary Art discuss Rothko's masterwor…

  • JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT AND ANDY WARHOL 'Zenith', 1985

    Zach Miner, Head of the Contemporary Art Evening Sale, and Benjamin Godsill, Contemporary Art Specia…

  • GERHARD RICHTER 'Mädchen im Sessel (Lila)', 1965-66

    Zach Miner, Head of Phillips's Contemporary Art Evening Sale discusses 'Mädchen im Sessel (Lila)' on…

  • ALEX ISRAEL 'Untitled (Flat)', 2013

    Contemporary Art specialist Benjamin Godsill discusses Israel's 'Untitled (Flat)', A dream-like work…

  • ANDY WARHOL 'Four Marilyns', 1962

    Though Andy and Marilyn never met, he immortalized her with the creation of his most important portr…

  • JEFF KOONS 'Buster Keaton', 1988

    Hinting at self-portraiture, 'Buster Keaton' is a telling portrait of Koons as a young artist, one w…

  • ROY LICHTENSTEIN 'Woman with Peanuts', 1962

    Roy Lichtenstein's fascination with the various motifs used in advertising stemmed from the nature o…

  • DAVID HAMMONS 'Untitled', 2000

    From his racially charged work of the 1970s up until his modern work, David Hammons has refused to s…

  • MARK ROTHKO 'Untitled (Black on Gray)', 1969-70

    "It's through this almost philosophical reduction in terms of his possibilities that he's able to op…

  • ANDY WARHOL 'Nine Gold Marilyns (Reversal Series)', 1980

    Warhol re-imagines Marilyn Monroe’s iconic beauty in a warm, almost metallic, golden hue, a transiti…

  • GILBERT & GEORGE 'Tag Black', 2004

    Lou Proud, Phillips head of Photographs in London presents 'Tag Black', 2004 by Gilbert & George, a …

  • EDWARD STEICHEN 'Richard Strauss, New York', 1904

    Lou Proud, head of Photographs in London, introduces Edward Steichen's portrait of the composer Rich…

  • Gerhard Richter 'Weiß (White)', 1988

    "In the case of the abstractions, I get vague notions of pictures that are just asking to be painted…

  • Fischli & Weiss 'Floß', 1982-83

    "It was about the world of garages and cars and workshops, and on the other hand the farm; or to be …

  • Yan Pei-Ming 'Golden Buddha', 2005 and 'Double (Artist's Father)', 2007

    "I don’t want my paintings to speak in Chinese. My work is not 'made in China' and I don’t want it t…

  • PADDLES ON! : In the Studio with Mark Tribe

    "The sources of these images are computer games and they're very much, I think, about digital cultur…

  • PADDLES ON! : In the Studio with Jamie Zigelbaum

    "The pixel itself is just an interesting thing in the world."

  • PADDLES ON! : In the Studio with Kate Steciw

    "All art is digital art now in one form or another, whether it's through its consumption or its prod…

  • PADDLES ON! : In the Studio with Rafaël Rozendaal

    "I'm very interested in the formal aspects of the web as a medium because it's unlike anything that …

  • JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT Humidity, 1982

    While Warhol and Basquiat's collaborations would come after the creation of Humidity, 1982, becomes …

  • ANDY WARHOL Nine Jackies, 1964

    The events that transpired on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, when John F. Kennedy was assasinated, pre…

  • GERHARD RICHTER Kegel (Cone), 1985

    Oscillating between figurative, constructive and abstract designations, Richter returns to and build…

  • ANDY WARHOL Mao, 1973

    Though it would be tempting to appreciate this work only for its beautiful tones and rich textural v…

  • MURRAY MOSS 'On Decoration'

    "I don't when or why decoration became the villian. I don't know why decor is considered something t…

  • MURRAY MOSS 'On Good Taste'

    "Good taste, it doesn't exist. It's not what I'd want if it was able to exist."

  • MURRAY MOSS 'On Living with Art'

    "If the decor is there to define who you are, doesn't the decor need to change?"

  • GIO PONTI 'Parete Organizzata'

    "The idea of assembling and combining disparate items within an organized structure is of course aki…

  • TONI ZUCCHERI Prototype 'Hoopoe' bird sculpture

    "Vibrant and full of life, this is an exceptional example of postwar Venetian glass - and it has rem…

  • ALBERTO MEDA 'Prototype ‘Light Light’ armchair'

    This chair is part of the permanent collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Indiana…

  • HELLA JONGERIUS 'Giant Prince' vase

  • HELLA JONGERIUS 'Kasese Sheep' chair

  • CANDIDA HÖFER 'Schloss St. Emmeram Regensburg XXIV'

  • FERNANDO AND HUMBERTO CAMPANA 'Teddy Bear Banquete' chair

  • ERICH HÖSEL Pair of Böttgerware camels

  • François-Xavier Lalanne Set of four sheep [360° view]

  • Ron Arad 'London Papardelle' chair [360° view]

  • Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann The 'Redhead' dressing table [360° view]

  • Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann Pair of 'Redhead' beds [360° view]

  • Jean-Michel Frank Rare 'Aragon' low table with 'pineapple' legs [360° view]

  • Jean Royère Rare 'Ambassador' sofa [360° view]

  • Charlotte Perriand Rare free-form desk [360° view]

  • Georges Jouve Low table [360° view]

  • Contemporary Art Evening Sale New York

    Results 10 May 2012 New York

  • ROY LICHTENSTEIN 'Brushstroke Nude', 1993

  • ANDY WARHOL 'Gun', 1981 - 1982

  • MAURIZIO CATTELAN 'Daddy Daddy', 1993

  • JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT 'Untitled', 1981

  • ANDY WARHOL 'Mao', 1973

  • ANDY WARHOL 'Statue of Liberty', 1986

  • WILLEM DE KOONING 'Untitled VI', 1975

  • CY TWOMBLY 'Untitled (Bolsena)', 1969