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Vivid Links: Design New York
We contextualize a selection of works that span the most important historical and aesthetic design movements of the 20th and 21st century which will be on offer in our upcoming Design sale.
Writer and curator Glenn Adamson explores a "Sculpture Front" screen by Paul Evans.
A Bold New Brilliance: Electric Art Nouveau Lighting
On the occasion of offering an exceptional group of Art Nouveau from an important private collection, Luke T. Baker considers the advent of artistic lighting concurrent with electrification and the incandescent light bulb. Styling and photography in the showroom of Studio Giancarlo Valle reimagines the category in a contemporary setting.
Casa Fornaroli: Close to Ponti’s Heart
Brian Kish explores the art and design objects from Antonio Fornaroli's home.
Fit for a Tale — A Majestic Alpine Ibex
Guy Boyer, Editor of Connaissance des Arts, on François-Xavier Lalanne’s 'Grand Bouquetin.'
A Ponti Concert of Forms
Brian Kish on the Casa di Fantasia Desk and Coffee Table.
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Disruptors: Evening Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art, Design and Watches
25 May 2023 • Hong Kong
27 April 2023 • London
26 April 2023 • London
Design: Online Auction
7 February 2023 - 14 February 2023 • New York
Design: Online Auction
10 January 2023 - 17 January 2023 • London
7 December 2022 • New York
News and Results
23 May 2023
Phillips Announces Highlights from June Design Auction, Featuring Important 20th and 21st Century MakersRead More
Featuring a Diverse Array of Works, Including Gio Ponti, Paul Evans, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, and Louis Majorelle
9 May 2023
Phillips Presents Disruptors: Evening Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art, Design and WatchesRead More
Phillips is pleased to present highlights from Disruptors, Evening Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art, Design and Watches. Curated in partnership with Blackbird founder TK Mak, the sale is a celebration of creators who have bucked the status quo and changed the course of art and design culture and history.
27 April 2023
Phillips’ Design Sales Achieve a Combined Total of £6.7 Million and a White Glove Sale for Casa FornaroliRead More
The Design Department
Phillips' Design department offers exceptional examples of 20th and 21st century design including both functional furniture and conceptual works. We are a dominant global force, unified by an acute understanding of the market and international collecting trends. Our expertise includes European Modernism and Art Deco, French, Italian and Nordic Design, International and American Aesthetic Movement and Arts and Crafts, American Modernism and Studio Craft, contemporary design, architecture, glass and ceramics.
Phillips conducts seasonal Design sales in New York, London and Hong Kong. Expertly presented and thoughtfully curated, our auctions bring together sought-after works by masters such as Gio Ponti, Carlo Scarpa, Jean-Michel Frank, Charlotte Perriand, Finn Juhl, and Claude and Francois-Xavier Lalanne, among others.
We have achieved world record prices at auction for Peter Voulkos, Hans Coper, Jean Royère, Isamu Noguchi, Jean Dunand, Alberto Giacometti and Shiro Kuramata as well as celebrated contemporary designers such as Joris Laarman and Ingrid Donat....
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