Results: Our March Contemporary Curated auction in New York brought a strong total of $20,075,750 USD, the highest various owner Curated sale ever, with outstanding results for works by Josef Albers, Joan Mitchell, Sam Francis, Alexander Calder and Helen Frankenthaler. Albers's exemplary Study for Homage to the Square: Soft Signal, from 1966 led the auction, selling for $634,000 surpassing its high estimate.
Details: Sotheby’s is delighted to present our Contemporary Curated auction, the foremost destination for new collectors and established clients to acquire accessibly priced works by leading artists of the postwar and contemporary periods. The Contemporary Curated sale coincides with New York’s Armory Arts Week, when top collectors travel to New York for the art fairs, gallery openings and auctions. Highlights of this sale include works by Sam Francis, Ken Price, Andy Warhol, Josef Albers and Joan Mitchell, among others.