• Posted 17 April 2018

    Phillips to Offer Contemporary Chinese and Modern Asian Art from the Collection of Nick Scheeres

    HONG KONG

    Pioneers of Modernism: A Selection from The Scheeres Collection to be offered in Hong Kong on 27 May 2018. Featuring important works by prominent artists including Zhang Xiaogang, Fang Lijun, Yue Minjun, Sanyu And Richard Lin, as well as Modern Vietnamese works by Le Pho and Mai Trung Thu.

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  • Posted 11 April 2018

    Highest Result for a New Now Sale in London

    LONDON

    Phillips' April New Now sale in London Realised £2,794,625, selling 91% by value and 83% by lot.

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  • Posted 09 April 2018

    Phillips’ Photographs Auction Realizes Nearly $5 Million

    NEW YORK

    Phillips' April Photographs auction in New York realized $4,962,125, selling 80% by lot and 80% by value.

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  • Posted 03 April 2018

    Phillips Editions Department to Celebrate First Decade This Spring With 10th Anniversary Sale in NY

    NEW YORK

    On the heels of its most successful ever Editions sale in London, Phillips is proud to announce the department’s 10th anniversary auction on 24 April in New York. The Editions team was founded at Phillips in 2008 by Cary Leibowitz and Kelly Troester, who both remain at the helm today. In the 10 years since its inception, Phillips’ team has elevated the status of Editions as an artistically significant, often experimental and endlessly fascinating collecting category. The auction on 24 April will offer works by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Brice Marden, Peter Doig, David Hockney, Jackson Pollock, Sam Gilliam, Keith Haring, Joseph Beuys, and Vija Celmins, among others.

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  • Posted 02 April 2018

    Phillips to Exhibit Spring Auction Highlights at The Apartment by The Line – Los Angeles

    NEW YORK

    Phillips and The Line are pleased to announce a four-day public exhibition of works from the upcoming auctions of Design, Watches, and 20th Century & Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. Open from 10-13 April, highlights from the tour include an untitled work by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Cy Twombly, and Wayne Thiebaud, and an impressive selection of ceramics by Lucie Rie. Beginning on 11 April, the exhibition will also include 44 lots from the upcoming Watches auctions in Geneva – Daytona Ultimatum and Geneva Watch Auction: SEVEN.

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  • Posted 29 March 2018

    Phillips Announces Highlights from the April Design Auction in London

    LONDON

    Phillips is pleased to offer works by the most respected designers from the past century, including Alberto Giacometti, Diego Giacometti, François-Xavier Lalanne, Jean-Michel Frank, Gio Ponti and Wendell Castle, among others in its first Design auction of 2018. A group of works by Ettore Sottsass are included in the sale, as well as ceramics by Hans Coper and Lucie Rie. Comprised of 171 lots, Important Design will take place on 26 April at Phillips London. As part of a unique collaborative project between Phillips and ARTinD, eight leading international architects have designed a silk carpet, taking inspiration from the Golden Section. The eight unique carpets will be exhibited during the Important Design preview, and sold online between 19 – 29 April.

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  • Posted 28 March 2018

    Phillips to Offer Basquiat’s Flexible in the May Evening Sale of 20th Century and Contemporary Art

    NEW YORK

    Phillips is pleased to announce that Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Flexible will be among the highlights of the New York Evening Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art on 17 May. Consigned directly from the artist’s estate, this sale marks the work’s first time ever being offered for sale, publicly or privately. Estimated to sell in excess of $20 million, Flexible is the highest-value and largest work to ever have been offered from the Estate.

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  • Posted 26 March 2018

    Phillips to Offer Iron Man's Urwerk UR - 110RG At Auction in Geneva

    GENEVA

    The UR-110RG, which was worn on the wrist of Robert Downey Jr. in Spiderman Homecoming, will be one of the highlights of the Geneva Watch Auction: SEVEN, taking place on May 12-13, at the Hotel La Reserve, in Geneva.

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  • Posted 20 March 2018

    Masterful Peter Beard Collage to Lead Phillips’ Spring Photographs Auction in New York

    NEW YORK

    Phillips is pleased to announce the April 9 Photographs auction in New York, which includes over 230 lots from classic and contemporary masters. The sale will feature works by Peter Beard, Edward Steichen, Rudolf Koppitz, Andreas Gursky, Richard Misrach, and John Baldessari, among other leaders in the field, as well as several important works from prominent private collections.

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  • Posted 20 March 2018

    Phillips Announces Art Matters With Arnold Lehman

    NEW YORK

    Phillips is proud to announce a four-part “conversation” series entitled Art Matters with important gallerists and artists, which will be moderated by Arnold Lehman, Phillips’ Senior Advisor and former Director of the Brooklyn Museum. The March-through-June series will feature discussions examining the current state of contemporary art with particular focus on the changing but critical significance of the art gallery to collectors, artists, and the public. The first event will take place the evening of Wednesday, 28 March, with gallerist Jack Shainman and artist Hank Willis Thomas, followed by additional conversations in April, May, and June with Douglas Baxter, Marianne Boesky, and Yancey Richardson.

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  • Posted 19 March 2018

    Phillips Announces Additional Highlights for the Geneva Watches Auctions in May

    GENEVA

    Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo is delighted to announce a selection of highlights to be offered during the weekend of May 12th and 13th at the Hôtel la Réserve in Geneva, Switzerland. The exciting weekend will kick off with Daytona Ultimatum, a thematic auction composed solely of the most exceptional Rolex Daytona watches. This tightly curated sale will offer 32 of the finest, rarest and best-preserved Rolex Daytona wristwatches known to exist. The Daytona theme sale will be immediately followed by The Geneva Watch Auction: SEVEN. Taking place over the two days, the sale will feature approximately 200 lots of the world’s finest collectors’ watches. The auction will be led by a fresh-to-market and possibly unique Patek Philippe Reference 2499/100 with a champagne dial. Also offered in this sale will be two exceptional, yet very different versions of Rolex’s iconic Reference 6062 triple calendar with moonphase. Finally, we are proud to unveil a superb selection of rare Breguet wristwatches, coming from different private collections, having spontaneously come together to offer a wonderful snapshot of the company’s manufacturing history.

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  • Posted 16 March 2018

    Phillips to Launch its First Gallery Space in Asia

    HONG KONG

    Phillips to launch its first Gallery Space in Asia with the inaugural exhibition Hong Kong. Spotlight. Now. opening on 26 March, 2018. A cross-category Selling Exhibition featuring international Contemporary Artists alongside exceptional works of Design, Photographs, Watches and Jewels.

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  • Posted 14 March 2018

    Phillips Presents Photographs from the Dr. Saul Unter Collection

    NEW YORK

    Phillips is pleased to announce that its first New York Photographs auction of the year will feature The Enduring Image: Photographs from the Dr. Saul Unter Collection. This impressive private collection of 29 works will be offered in the Photographs sale on 9 April at 450 Park Avenue. Spanning the 20th century, the group includes works by Edward Steichen, Rudolf Koppitz, Man Ray, Robert Capa, and Alfred Eisenstaedt, among other masters of the photographic medium.

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  • Posted 13 March 2018

    Phillips to Offer The Only Known Vintage White Gold Rolex Daytona

    NEW YORK

    Phillips is pleased to announce the sale of a vintage white gold Rolex Cosmograph Daytona, reference 6265, also known as “The Unicorn”. The watch will be sold for the benefit of Children Action, a foundation dedicated to helping the lives of youth around the world. It will headline Daytona Ultimatum, a thematic sale offering 32 of the rarest and most sought-after Daytonas ever made by Rolex.

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  • Posted 08 March 2018

    Phillips' Evening Sale Achieves Highest Total in Company History

    LONDON

    Phillips' Evening Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art realized £97,845,050 / $135,153,368 / €109,811,500, the highest sale total in company history. A new auction record was set for Mark Bradford.

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  • Posted 06 March 2018

    Phillips in Association with Bacs and Russo, Presents “WATCHMAKERS The Masters of Art Horology”

    GENEVA

    While Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo is known predominantly for finding the world’s rarest vintage watches, our team of experts are fans of all great watches, no matter when they were made. Phillips is therefore thrilled to announce its participation at Watchmakers: The Masters of Art Horology, a special exhibition by Maxima Gallery, which will present exceptional pieces of horology made by some of the world’s most important independent watchmakers.

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  • Posted 28 February 2018

    Phillips’ New Now Auction Achieves $4.8 Million

    NEW YORK

    Phillips’ New Now Auction Achieves $4.8 Million, Setting New Records for Petra Cortright and Kurt Kauper, Among Others

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  • Posted 16 February 2018

    Phillips to Offer Elvis Presley's Omega Wristwatch in May

    GENEVA

    Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo is proud to announce the sale of a historically important Omega wristwatch, once belonging to Elvis Presley. A highlight of Geneva Watch Auction: SEVEN taking place on 12 and 13 May, this exceptional timepiece, which was owned and worn by the rock and roll icon, was gifted to him in 1961 by RCA Records to commemorate his remarkable achievement of having sold 75 million records.

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  • Posted 16 February 2018

    Phillips Names Susan Abeles as Head of Jewelry for the Americas

    NEW YORK

    Phillips is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Abeles as the Head of Jewelry for the Americas and Senior International Specialist. She is based in the company’s New York headquarters.

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  • Posted 14 February 2018

    Phillips Announces that Pucci Papaleo Will Curate 'Daytona Ultimatum'

    GENEVA

    Taking place on 12 May at Hotel La Reserve in Geneva, Daytona Ultimatum will feature a highly exclusive selection of the finest examples of the Rolex Daytona to appear on the market, to be curated with the renowned authority, Pucci Papaleo.

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