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.
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
Robert Gober: Show Tune Sublimities
A simple yet nuanced potato print of Rodgers & Hammerstein lyrics reveals the layers of Gober's practice. —Jannah Greenblatt
20 October 2016
The Faun, The Minotaur and Marie-Thérèse: An Iconography of Transformation in 'The Vollard Suite'
In the 1930s, Pablo Picasso created an adventurous and experimental series of mythical etchings, casting himself in a transformative role of half-man/half-beast alongside his young lover, Marie-Thérése Walter.
31 May 2016
A Collector's Journey: Expressionist Art from the Collection of Ann Nisenson
What is apparent in the imagery that Ann Nisenson gravitated towards in her collecting tastes is the theme of portraiture, figuration and narrative content.
11 April 2016