Record-Breaking Kusama Leads Historical Contemporary Art Season in Asia

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This Spring, Sotheby’s Hong Kong Contemporary Art sales realized HK$802 million / US$102 million, achieving the highest totaling series of Contemporary Art sales ever staged in Asia. Leading the sale was Kusama Yayoi’s Interminable Net #4, 1959, which sold for HK$62.4 million / US$8 million, defeating the previous reigning world record for Kusama from 2014 and achieving a record for a work by a female artist sold at auction in Asia.

NIGOLDENEYE® Vol. 1 marked the 3rd white-glove collaborative auction with cultural entrepreneur NIGO®. THE KAWS ALBUM from his personal collection ignited a frenzy of bids and sold for HK$116 million / US$14.8 million, many multiples over its estimate and establishing a new auction record for the artist.

Click on the slideshow to see the highlights and stay tuned to discover the great works on offer in upcoming auctions.

Consign now for our Autumn sales in October 2019.

Click here to view the full report.

Record-Breaking Kusama Leads Historical Contemporary Art Season in Asia


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