Price Check: Art Basel Miami Beach

Van de Weghe's Basquiat

Van de Weghe’s Basquiat.

At art fairs, the ARTnews team checks in from time to time with dealers at certain booths to hear about any sales they’ve made. These disclosures are collected in a completely non-scientific fashion and based mainly on which booths have a director or owner who is free, at that moment, to discuss numbers, or whatever they want to discuss. They are in vaguely geographical order, though sometimes they come via email (which accounts for some of the formatting quirks). Sometimes the price comes without any other details on the piece. Sometimes the dealer may not want to discuss price at all. These numbers can’t really be verified, but that isn’t to say you shouldn’t believe them.

Van de Weghe

Reak (1985-86), Jean-Michel Basquiat, $5.6 million

Mitchell-Innes & Nash

Works by:

Keltie Ferris — four pieces ranging from $7,500 to $50,000
Gonzalo Fonseca — one piece, $150,000
Karl Haendel — one piece, $21,000
Leigh Ledare — one piece, $15,000
William Pope. L — one piece, $18,000
Jessica Stackholder — two pieces, one for $18,000 another for $10,000
Brent Wadden — one piece, $40,000

Lehmann Maupin

Breaking Waves (2014), Robin Rhode, $60,000 – $90,000
I fell in Love here (2014), Tracey Emin, (two versions of neon, different colors), $60,000 – $75,000

Works by:

Teresita Fernández — $40,000 – $300,000
Hernan Bas — $100,000 – $150,000
Klara Kristalova — $25,000 – $45,000

Paula Cooper

Red, Yellow, Blue Mirrors: 1-3, Suite VII (2014), Sherrie Levine, $400,000
Actions: Flopppp Sllurp Spaloosh Whoomph (No 5) (2013), Christian Marcclay, $400,000 (screenprint and acrylic on canvas)
Slice/Wave Fulgurite II.II (2014), Tauba Auerbach, $75,000 (sand sculpture)
Prism Scan I (2012), Tauba Auerbach, $30,000 (set of 13 c-prints)
Screen to Screen 40 x 54_01 (2014), Kelley Walker, $150,000
Pizza Box Tower (2014), Matias Faldbakken, $40,000

Regen Projects

Works by:

Abraham Cruzvillegas — one piece, $45,000
Gary Simmons — two pieces, $60,000 each
Elliot Hundley — one piece, $100,00
Liz Larner — one piece, $80,000

White Cube

Works by:

Damien Hirst — several new works for £800,000 each, museum interst in a case of pills priced at £4 million
Tracey Emin — a number of works ranging from £100,000 to £650,000
Theaster Gates — a new work, $200,000

Lisson Gallery

Works by:

Anish Kapoor — multiple works, £600,000 to £800,000
Pedro Reyes — multiple works, $30,000 to $50,000
Tony Oursler — single work for $70,000 to $90,000

Mnuchin Gallery

Page (1998), Robert Ryman, $1.5 million
Untitled (1969), David Hammons, “in the range of $300,000″

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4 December 2014 | 8:45 pm – Source:


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