15 October 2020

Phillips’ Presents WIRED: Online Auction 28 October – 5 November


Phillips’ Presents WIRED: Online Auction

28 October – 5 November


Leading Highlights to Include Nicolas Party, Brian Calvin, Ida Ekblad, Marcus Jahmal, Ken Price, and Chloe Wise



Nicolas Party

Still Life, 2011

Estimate: £80,000 – 120,000


LONDON – 15 OCTOBER 2020 – Phillips is pleased to announce WIRED, a contemporary-led online auction this October, marking the end of the Frieze month here in London. Comprised of circa 90 lots, WIRED will feature a number of leading lights of 20th Century & Contemporary art, with a strong representation of women artists. Tapping into current collecting trends, highlight works to feature in WIRED include an exceptional early still life by Nicolas Party, as well as exquisite works by Brian Calvin, Ida Ekblad, Marcus Jahmal, Shara Hughes, Nina Chanel Abney, Chloe Wise, and Ken Price. Leading the design section of this sale are exemplary pieces by Gio Ponti and Franz West, among others. This sale will be open for online bidding 28 October – 5 November 2020, and highlight lots will be exhibited in our Berkeley Square galleries 14 – 20 October.


Charlotte Gibbs, Associate Specialist, Head of Online Sales, London, said, “We are delighted to present WIRED, a contemporary-led online auction this October. Featuring a strong group of women artists including Shara Hughes, Ida Ekblad, Nina Chanel Abney, and Chloe Wise, and led by an outstanding early example of a Nicolas Party still life, WIRED presents both established and emerging collectors with a fresh, plugged-in take on current collecting trends across the categories Phillips is proud to represent; art, design, and photographs. Our seventh online auction of 2020 in London brings together a selection of diverse and fresh-to-market works at a range of price points, accessible to all collectors. We are really excited to showcase these exceptional works to collectors around the world and look forward to opening bidding at the end of October.”.






Marcus Jahmal

Wilderness Nightfall, 2017

Estimate: £10,000 – 15,000



Brian Calvin

Simple Twist, 2016

Estimate: £18,000 – 25,000



Ida Ekblad

Toot Gameland Clatter Bang, 2013

Estimate: £10,000 – 15,000



Ken Price

Continuous Unobserved Eruption, 2006

Estimate: £15,000 – 20,000



Shara Hughes

Moonlight Cragg Rock, 2016

Estimate: £3,000 – 5,000



Nina Chanel Abney

Untitled, 2016

Estimate: £4,000 – 6,000



Chloe Wise

Gluten Freedom, 2017

Estimate: £800 – 1,200



Maureen Gallace

Early October, 2009

Estimate: £5,000 - 7,000 



Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Untitled, date unknown

Estimate: £4,000 – 6,000


Online Auction: 28 October – 5 November 2020

Online Auction viewing: 28 October – 5 November 2020

Location: https://www.phillips.com/auctions/auction/UK090720





Phillips is a leading global platform for buying and selling 20th and 21st century art and design. With dedicated expertise in the areas of 20th Century and Contemporary Art, Design, Photographs, Editions, Watches, and Jewelry, Phillips offers professional services and advice on all aspects of collecting. Auctions and exhibitions are held at salerooms in New York, London, Geneva, and Hong Kong, while clients are further served through representative offices based throughout Europe, the United States and Asia. Phillips also offers an online auction platform accessible anywhere in the world.  In addition to providing selling and buying opportunities through auction, Phillips brokers private sales and offers assistance with appraisals, valuations, and other financial services.

Visit www.phillips.com for further information.


*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium; prices achieved include the hammer price plus buyer’s premium.


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