Important Paintings & Contemporary Art

Tuesday 8 September 2020

Important Paintings & Contemporary Art

6:30pm 3 Abbey Street, Newton, Auckland

Art+Object is delighted to report another outstanding auction result with its thrice-delayed major winter art auction realizing $1 921 920, under the hammer and excluding any post-sale negotiations. Despite the auction being conducted under the current level 2.5 Covid-19 restrictions, a very healthy crowd was in attendance and bidding was heated throughout. Top price of the evening went to Colin McCahon’s Journey through a Dark Landscape No. 2 which sold for $324 325. Preliminary highlights included:

7. Tony de Lautour $8405

12. Karl Maughan $12 010

13. Sam Mitchell $11 410

14. Star Gossage $11 410

17. Max Gimblett $16 215

18. Fiona Pardington $24 625

31. Colin McCahon $17 415

32. Andrew McLeod $37 235

33. Fiona Pardington $41 440

34. Peter Robinson $81 080

35. Fiona Pardington $44 445

36. Seung Yul Oh $24 025

38. Stephen Bambury $43 240

42. Billy Apple $38 435

45. Richard Killeen $72 070 * a new record price for the artist at auction.

46. Damien Hirst $81 080

47. Bill Sutton $72 070

48. Colin McCahon $144 145

49. Colin McCahon $324 325

50. Ralph Hotere $90 100

52. Gretchen Albrecht $126 125 * a new record price for the artist at auction.

54. Pat Hanly $186 185

57. Peter Robinson $32 430

58. John Pule $38 430

68. Terry Stringer $11 290

71. Dick Frizzell $12 610

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

A full list of prices realized is available here.

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