Our Contemporary Art Day Auction achieved a final total of £17,615,875. The top lot of the sale was Peter Doig's Bird House (Small), which sold for £1,061,000. Sonora, a rare and exquisite example of Eduardo Chillida’s early work reached £617,000, and Lucio Fontana's violet Concetto spaziale, attesa sold for £479,000. Further highlights included Germaine Richier's bronze sculpture, Le coureur, grand and Sol LeWitt's vibrant work, Wavy Brushstrokes.
We are delighted to be offering a curated selection of Post-War and Contemporary art this season, with examples from the established greats such as Yves Klein and Gunther Uecker together with formative works by Sigmar Polke and Tom Wesselmann, amongst many other strong pieces that are fresh to the market and highly sought-after. This greatly varied sale includes donated works to benefit the Ikon Gallery, marking its 50th anniversary with highlights by Hurvin Anderson and Beatriz Milhazes.