Lalala geld @ Art Basel

JOHN CURRIN Kissers, 2006 Oil on canvas 23 x 25 inches (58.4 x 63.5 cm) (link)

“Inside the spacious Gagosian stand, works by John Currin, Mark Grotjahn, Takashi Murakami, Richard Prince, and Anselm Reyle had sold in the first few hours of the preview at prices ranging from $100,000 to $2.5 million. The one primary-market Currin had four holds on it before it sold in the $400,000 range.”

Mark Grotjahn, Sign Exchange Project, 1998 (Link)

“[Bloem & Poe] sold two new paintings by Mark Grotjahn for $350,000 each”

Murakami […] for approximately $8 million. […] My Lonesome Cowboy (1998) sold for a record $15,161,000. […] A stunning and smaller version of the Buddha […] for $2 million. […] edition size for the smaller work to be ten”[…]/art-basel-sets-out-at-orderly-sprint/

““I sold it within fifteen minutes of opening,” said Berlin-based gallerist Jan Wentrup of the only work in his booth, an installation by Gregor Hildebrandt consisting of three framed paintings and a floor of laminated audiocassettes, priced at €85,000 ($132,000). ”

“The Approach (London) reported selling two kinetic light works by Germaine Kruip, each from an edition of 5, for £16,000 ($31,475) and £6,000.”[…]/come-for-the-art-stay-for-the-sales/

Sobuth Gupta, Untitled 2, 2007, Oil on canvas, 176 x 228 cm (Link)

“Hauser & Wirth sold a Subodh Gupta triptych in oil and enamel, “Still, Steal, Steel #4” for €650,000.”

“Glimcher ticked off […] Zhang Huan and Zhang Xiaogang, including Zhang Xiaogang’s Boy and TV (2005) and Zhang Huan’s Memory Door series (Map 2008), at prices between $200,000 and $700,000. ”

“at New York’s Acquavella, new gallery artist Zeng Fanzhi’s oil-on-canvas Portrait 08-2-1 (2008) went for $1–1.5 million.”

“Acquavella also had […] the heavily impastoed Lucian Freud painting Girl in Attic Doorway (1994–95), which went for a sum approaching the asking price of $12 million.”

Berlinde de Bruyckere J.L. 2006 Wax, epoxy, wood, metal, showcase
197 x 181 x 80 cm (Link)

“[Hauser & Wirth] had sold Berlinde de Bruyckere’s wax, epoxy, wood, and metal figurative sculpture Pieta from 2008 for €190,000, and all three versions of Paul McCarthy’s wacky and almost wonderful Captain Ball Sack (2001–08), executed in cast foam core, for $1.8 million apiece.”[…]780/dollars-who-needs-em/

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3 Responses

  1. JB says:

    Brad Pitt heeft ruim dertigduizend euro aan kunst uitgegeven voor de verjaardag van zijn vriendin Angelina Jolie. De acteur reisde dinsdag af naar Zwitserland om daar op een kunstmarkt twee bronzen stoelen aan te schaffen

  2. E.Rosie says:

    powerstatements rule!

  3. JB says:

    Nog meer over veel geld op
    incluis op pagina 2 wat Breed Pad allemaal kocht: een staande schemerlamp van Joep van Lieshout!

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