The Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction realised £10,181,000 /$16,442,315 / €12,013,580, selling 81% by lot and 85% by value. The top lot was Orange Forest by Peter Doig (b.1959) which sold for £662,500 / $1,069,938 / €781,750.
14 works of art generously donated by leading UK and international artists in support of the Gasworks’ Future campaign realised a total of £285,600, doubling pre-sale expectations.
This week’s auctions of Thinking Big, Post-War and Contemporary Art and The Italian Sale have realised a combined total of £67,854,250 / $109,535,233 / €80,061,842.
Basquiat’s Warrior becomes most expensive Western artwork ever sold in Asia at HK$323,600,000 / $41,857,351
RELEASE: CHRISTIE’S OCTOBER AUCTIONS OF POST-WAR & CONTEMPORARY ART REALISE £67.9 MILLION / $109.5 MILLION / €80.1 MILLION
RELEASE: CHRISTIE’S EVENING AUCTIONS OF POST-WAR & CONTEMPORARY ART AND THE ITALIAN SALE TOTAL £54.6 MILLION ($88.2 MILLION / €64.4 MILLION)