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Sotheby’s New York Evening Sale of Contemporary Art Brings $125,131,500

sotheby_red_wall1At Sotheby’s, the Evening sale of Contemporary Art brought $125,131,500 million (Est. $202,400,000/ 280,400,000*). The top lot of the sale was Yves Klein’s Archisponge (RE 11), which brought $21,362,500. Artist records were set tonight for Philip Guston, Beggar’s Joys, which achieved $10,162,500; John Currin, Nice ‘N Easy, which realized $5,458,500; and Richard Serra, 12-4-8, which fetched $1,650,000. The sale was 68.2% sold by lot, with 43 of 63 works offered finding buyers.

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November 13, 2008 - Posted by | Artists, Auction, News, photography, raw art gallery |

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