Wright is delighted to present Shiro Kuramata and Hiroshi Sugimoto: Works from the Absent Past. This auction and exhibition celebrates two of the most creative minds of the 20th century, and will be presented entirely in New York.
The Collector: Icons of Design auction will take place at Phillips New York on 16 December 2014. The design auction contains 30 lots with a total pre-sale low estimate of $6,764,000 and a pre-sale high estimate of $9,695,000.
Sotheby's upcoming Arts Décoratifs du XXe siècle & Design auction will take place at the Galerie Charpentier in Paris on 25 November 2014 and features a strong selection of furniture and objects from the Art Nouveau period to the present day.
The Haas Brothers' 'Beast Series' is the first recommendation from a new series, The DeTnk Design Advisory. This series will consult the DeTnk Collectible Design Market Report alongside leaders in the design industry to recommend designs that are coming on the market.
Phillips is pleased to announce highlights from the forthcoming Spring Design Auction, featuring 115 lots with a pre-sale low estimate of $4,161,000 and a pre-sale high estimate of $5,857,000.
“The Architect at Phillips was the first exhibition and auction of its kind; celebrating many of the architects that have shaped and built our world over the last two centuries.
AUCTIONS TOTAL $11,159,688 / €8,101,933 / £6,851,379
Phillips’s New York Design sales ended the fall season with a successful run. The auctions totaled $11,159,688 / €8,101,933 / £6,851,379 selling 73% by lot and 80% by value to achieve the highest combined sale total to date.
A rich selection of more than three hundred works by designers from Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland is expected to be auctioned on 14th November. Wright, Chicago will deliver an outstanding organic of designs which, according to the auction house specialist Peter Jefferson, is unprecedented on the market.
The Design auction at Dorotheum on 7th November celebrates benchmark designs of the 20th century.
The collection presents items spanning from the Bauhaus to the Viennese Secession, from the early 20th century to the 2008 re-edition of the Sacco seat by Vanzetti in moulded concrete.
30th October London will witness to the annual confrontation between Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Modern and Contemporary design movements, sharing the same stage at Christies' King Street venue. The auction will present an excellent variety of limited-edition pieces through over 120 lots, ideally drawing a continuum in design history from 1860 to our days and ambitiously stretching the estimates from £500-100,000.
Chatsworth, Derbyshire, England
Sotheby's Beyond Limits exhibition at historic Chatsworth House in Derbyshire features a spectacular selection of more than 20 monumental sculptures from around the world. From dramatic works by Jaume Plensa, Manolo Valdés, Mario Merz, Juan Muñoz, and Marc Quinn, to a magnificent pavilion by Thomas Heatherwick, Sotheby’s is honoured to present some of the finest contemporary sculpture in one of the world’s most historic garden settings.
Phillips will start their design season with their upcoming September Design auctions, featuring around 350 lots with a combined pre-sale low estimate of £4.7m / $7.4m / €5.6m and a pre-sale high estimate of £6.7m / $10.4m / €7.9m.