Auction Analysis: Sotheby's New York
Contemporary Art Evening Sale &
Masterworks from the Collection of Morton and Barbara Mandel
| May 16, 2018
UNSOLD TOP LOTS
OTHER NOTABLE LOTS
WHO BOUGHT WHAT?
Swizz Beatz bought Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s An Assistance of Amber (2017) for $555,000 (est. $100,000–150,000).
Kerry James Marshall's Past Times sold for a record $21.1 million to P.Diddy.
David Zwirner was the underbidder.
Calder’s grandson Alexander S.C. Rower (president of the Calder Foundation) bought Calder’s Double Arc and Sphere (sold by the Berkshire Museum as part of their deaccessioning plan) for $1.2 million (est. $2-3 million).
RETURNING TO AUCTION
Christopher Wool’s Untitled (S69) (1992) sold for $7.9 million (est. $7-10 million). It last sold at auction at Phillips New York in May 2012 for $4 million.