Important Paintings & Contemporary Art

Thursday 21 May 2020

Important Paintings & Contemporary Art

6:30pm 3 Abbey Street, Newton, Auckland

Art+Object is delighted to report a sale total of $1 670 000 realized under the hammer in last night’s revised auction of Important Painting & Contemporary Art, originally scheduled for April 2nd. Under the circumstances, a surprisingly good crowd was in attendance for what was an excellent offering, competing against remote bidders through the internet, phone and absentees. Top price of the evening went to the fine 1963 Don Binney painting, Pipiwharauora over Matuku which realized $420 420.

With several works currently under negotiation, the current list of preliminary highlights is:

1.Peter Robinson $6005

2. Samantha Mitchell $11 530

4. Colin McCahon $21 020

12. Heather Straka $18 018

20. Winston Roeth $54 055

21. Paul Dibble $102 100

29. Karl Maughan $24 025

32. Gordon Walters $10 810

35. Robert Ellis $48 045

40. Charles Tole $19 820

42. Terry Stringer $30 030

44. Milan Mrkusich $36 035

46. Dale Frank $72 070

48. Michael Parekowhai $90 090

49. Colin McCahon $84 085

50. Don Binney $66 065

51. Don Binney $420 420

56. Rosalie Gascoigne $180 180

57. Ralph Hotere $105 705

67. John Pule $19 220

*All listed prices include buyer’s premium and GST of 20.12%.

A full list of prices realized is available here.

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