Top abstract artists
The second one-fourth of 2015 saw impressive results for abstract art at auction, with auction leaders Christie’s and Sotheby’s leading the pack with several significant post-war and modern sales.
The most effective results of the quarter was Mark Rothko’s No. 10, which marketed for $81, 925, 000 at Christie’s Post-War and modern purchase on 13 May.
This sale additionally saw a number of other large hammer prices for abstract art, including: Franz Kline’s Steeplechase, which fetched $21, 445, 000; Robert Ryman’s Bridge, which fetched $20, 605, 000 (the next greatest consequence of the quarter for a full time income abstract musician); and Robert Rauschenberg’s Johanson’s Painting, which fetched $18, 645, 000.
Christie’s “Looking toward the last” sale was also scene a number of impressive outcomes for abstract paintings, such as the 4th greatest hammer cost of the one-fourth for Rothko’s No. 36 (Black Stripe), which marketed for $40, 485, 000, and Jean Dubuffet’s Paris Polka, which fetched $24, 805, 000.
Sotheby’s modern Art night Auction on 12 might saw the second and third highest link between the quarter for abstract art, Rothko’s Untitled (Yellow and Blue) ($46, 450, 000) and Cy Twombly’s Untitled ($42, 750, 000) correspondingly.
The highest result for a living abstract singer of this quarter was also obtained during this sale, with Gerhard Richter’s Abstraktes Bild fetching $28, 250, 000. Sotheby’s also saw several staggering results at its Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on 24, at which Kazimir Malevich’s Suprematism, 18th construction sold for $33, 842, 820.