• Posted 17 May 2018

    Phillips Evening Sale of 20th Century and Contemporary Art Realizes $131.6 Million

    NEW YORK

    Phillips’ Evening Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art realized $131,564,750 / £97,344,759 / €111,514,282, selling 91% by lot and 84% by value, bringing the combined sale total for the week to $155,566,425 / £115,132,400 / €131,865,302. The final lot of the night was Maurizio Cattelan’s Museums League scarves, which raised $27,500 to directly benefit the Brooklyn Museum.

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  • Posted 16 May 2018

    Phillips’ Day Sale of 20th Century and Contemporary Art Achieves Over $24 Million

    NEW YORK

    Phillips’ Day Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art achieved over $24 million, the highest total for a Day Sale in company history. New records were set for Jaume Plensa and Stanley Whitney.

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  • Posted 16 May 2018

    Phillips to Offer Design from the Collection of Sting & Trudie Styler On 6 June

    NEW YORK

    Highlights include a unique Fornasetti screen and Sting’s personal Yamaha piano

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  • Posted 14 May 2018

    Phillips Sets a New Sales Record for Watches, Achieving More Than CHF 45 Million in a Single Weekend

    GENEVA

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  • Posted 14 May 2018

    Works Spanning the 20th and 21st Centuries Lead Phillips’ Evening and Day Editions Sales in London

    LONDON

    Auctions on 7 June to include a rare series of Cy Twombly lithographs, and Prints & Multiples by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Roy Lichtenstein, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol. Works from The Edwin C. Cohen Family Collection and a Collection of Richard Hamilton Prints also to be offered.

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  • Posted 12 May 2018

    Phillips Achieves Over CHF 22 Million in Daytona Ultimatum Thematic Sale

    GENEVA

    “The Unicorn”, the only White Gold Vintage Rolex Daytona known, achieves CHF 5.9 million, the second highest price ever for a Rolex sold at auction and the highest ever charitable donation resulting from the sale of a vintage watch.

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  • Posted 09 May 2018

    Maurizio Cattelan to Auction Full Set of Museums League Scarves to Benefit the Brooklyn Museum

    NEW YORK

    On Thursday, 17 May, Maurizio Cattelan will offer a full set of Museums League scarves in Phillips’ 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale, with all proceeds going directly to the Brooklyn Museum, New York. The artist has personally donated this unique set, which was specifically created for this purpose. In addition to the thirty existing patterns, Cattelan has also designed a new Phillips scarf to commemorate the occasion. As the final lot of thirty eight works in the Evening Sale, the set is expected to raise over $20,000 for the Brooklyn Museum.

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  • Posted 02 May 2018

    Phillips Presents Hong Kong Watch Auction SIX which highlights an extremely rare Patek Philippe

    HONG KONG

    Auction to take place at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong on 29 May 2018  

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  • Posted 26 April 2018

    Phillips Announces the Inaugural ULTIMATE Evening and Photographs Day Sales

    LONDON

    Phillips' inaugural ULTIMATE Evening & Photographs Day Sales to include POLAROIDS from The Piero Bisazza Collection, and the Michel and Sally Strauss Contemporary Photography Collection. To be offered in London on 18 May 2018.

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  • Posted 26 April 2018

    Important Design Soars to Success with 54 per cent of works Exceeding the High Estimate

    LONDON

    Important Design realises £7,008,625 / $9,758,109 / €8,012,961, with new auction records set for Paolo Buffa, Wendell Castle, Michele Oka Doner, Judy Kensley Mckie, and Ettore Sottsass.

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  • Posted 25 April 2018

    Phillips Announces Highlights from the May Auctions of 20th Century and Contemporary Art

    NEW YORK

    Phillips is pleased to announce highlights from the upcoming auctions of 20th Century & Contemporary Art in New York. With the Day Sale on 16 May and the Evening Sale on 17 May, Phillips will offer over 280 lots that span nearly nine decades, presenting the very best of the last century’s artistic output. Comprised of 38 lots, the Evening Sale is expected to realize in excess of $117 million and will be led by Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Flexible. Phillips’ Day Sale will offer over 240 lots with a presale estimate in excess of $18 million, featuring works by John Chamberlain, Keith Haring, George Condo, and Stanley Whitney, among others.

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  • Posted 24 April 2018

    Phillips Hong Kong Announces Highlights from the Jewels and Jadeite Spring Sale on 28 May 2018

    HONG KONG

    Phillips is pleased to announce its 2018 Spring Sale of Jewels and Jadeite in Hong Kong on 28 May 2018 at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong. Featuring 156 lots, the sale will be led by a very rare and important unheated Kashmir sapphire and diamond necklace, with the sapphires weighing 52.50 carats (illustrated above). Equally enchanting is a magnificent pair of 14.59 and 12.54-carat Colombian Muzo no-oil emerald and diamond pendent earrings by Harry Winston, which features 23.84 carats of diamonds (illustrated above) and an exceptional 21.20-carat unheated Sri Lankan Padparadscha sapphire and diamond ring (illustrated above). Estimated in excess of HKD 170 million, the sale will also offer a broad array of gemstones, signed vintage and period jewellery, important diamonds and jadeites of superb quality, accessible to seasoned collectors, fashionistas and tastemakers alike.

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  • Posted 24 April 2018

    Phillips’ Tenth Anniversary Editions Auction Achieves Over $7.2 Million

    NEW YORK

    Phillips' Editions sale achieved $7,275,375, the highest total for the category in company history, selling 94% by lot and 97% by value.

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  • Posted 17 April 2018

    Phillips Offers Contemporary Chinese And Modern Asian Art From The Collection Of Nick Scheeres

    HONG KONG

    Phillips is delighted to announce the sale of Pioneers of Modernism: A Selection from the Scheeres Collection as a leading highlight of its 20th Century & Contemporary Art and Design Evening Sale in Hong Kong on 27 May 2018. Over the course of nearly three decades, Nick Scheeres has amassed an acclaimed collection of works from the 1930s to the early 2000s by some of Asia’s greatest modern and contemporary artists. The collection is representative of Scheeres’ discerning eye and refined tastes and passion for modern and contemporary Asian art, culminating in an assemblage of works that narrates the transformation and varieties of Asian art across six decades.

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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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