2016: Year in Review
With an eye on 2017, Phillips specialists and editors spotlight the past year's top sales and stories from New York, London, Geneva and Hong Kong.Read More
The Collection of Tommy Hilfiger
Five works by Basquiat, Warhol, Dubuffet, Haring and Hirst reveal the American fashion icon's taste for contemporary art.
The Patek Philippe Ref. 1518 Trilogy
In 1941, Patek Philippe introduced one of the world's most revolutionary and legendary collector's wristwatches, setting the course for their dominance in the world of high-end Swiss watchmaking.
20th Century & Contemporary Art
Whitechapel Gallery: Art Icon
Whitechapel Gallery's 2017 Art Icon Award honors the lifetime achievement of Scottish artist Peter Doig. Proudly supported by Phillips, we look ahead to this year's benefit auction and event.
18 January 2017
Rescuing a Rake's Progress: An Interview with Joe Studholme
Fourteen etchings from the cancelled plates of David Hockney's 'A Rake's Progress' were salvaged from the Editions Alecto studio as it burnt down around them. Joe Studholme tells the story of publishing this portfolio, the tragic fire at Kelso Place and the importance of these rare prints.
12 January 2017
David Hockney: Paper Pools
In the late 1970s, David Hockney began experimenting with the unconventional paper pulp medium in an attempt to capture the subtle hues of shimmering light on water. Author Marco Livingstone reveals the resulting group of works, featuring saturated colours and iridescent surfaces.
21 December 2016
Auction Highlights: Our Buying Guide to London's New Now with Artsy
Head of Sale Simon Tovey shares personal highlights, thematic trends and opportunities for collectors of different stripes.
06 December 2016
Eileen Gray's Return to Full Color
A one-of-a-kind "Brick" screen in red lacquer marks the Modernist's final burst of creativity in the 1970s, solidifying her status as the long-reigning empress of design.
04 December 2016