The very best in design returns to Sotheby’s London in a dedicated sale taking place at New Bond Street on 4 November 2015.
Showcasing ground-breaking post-war and contemporary design by the most influential designers of the 20th and 21st-centuries, the auction includes key pieces by Harry Bertoia, Ferdinand and Humberto Campana, Franz West, Shiro Kuramata and Mark Newson.
The 9th edition of PAD London opened to the public on 14th October after two intensely lucrative VIP previews setting the tone for a week of strong sales across all genres. The fair attracted over 27,000 visitors to Berkeley Square, achieving record attendance and confirming its position as London's leading art and design fair.
On November 19th Wright presents the Stillman House by Marcel Breuer at auction. A masterpiece
of modern architecture and art — with murals designed by Alexander Calder and Xanti Schawinsky, the sale represents a rare opportunity to own a house by one the world’s most important modernists.
With a total of €7 million and a sell-through rate of 90%, Sotheby's Design 20e Siècle auction, on May 21st 2015, confirmed the attraction of works of art from original or private collections.
On May 19th Wright presents Frank Gehry’s Winton Guest House at auction - it is estimated to fetch a sale at $1,000,000-1,500,000.
A seminal structure that foreshadows Gehry’s masterpiece in Bilbao, this unprecedented sale provides a rare opportunity to acquire an architectural masterpiece by one of the greatest architects of our time.
In the first auctions the category to take place at 30 Berkeley Square, Phillips April Design Sales totalled £8,641,000 (comfortably in the middle of their estimated total of £6.7-9.9m ) selling 87% by value and 77% by lot.
The exhibition attracted three times as many visitors compared to the previous Design auctions in September 2014.
On 28 April Phillips will present the first Design Auction held in 30 Berkeley Square featuring over 250 lots with a pre-sale low estimate of £6.7m/$10m/€9.3m and a pre-sale high estimate of £9.9m/$14.7m/€13.8m.
Wright presents Blackman Cruz, a special auction organized in collaboration with the renowned Los Angeles dealers. Comprised of furniture, design and objects selected specifically for this sale, Blackman Cruz includes alluring and exquisite works characteristic of their selective and inquisitive eye.
The Berlin-based online art and auction house Auctionata will present the livestream auction ‘Design & Decorative Art of the 20th Century’ on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 6 PM CET. The auction will be broadcast live on auctionata.com, offering collectors worldwide the opportunity to bid live online.
On the 3rd of March 2015 Phillips will host a Contemporary Art & Design auction from 6pm at 450 Park Avenue, New York. Viewings for the auction begin on the 23rd of February 2015 and are open until the day of the auction. This sale brings together a small selection of artwork and design - a format pioneered by Wright in their 'Living Contemporary' sales.
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.