Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Auction Fall 2017

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art auctions in May and November are pillars of New York City’s contemporary art market.

The auctions are accompanied by museum-quality exhibitions. They are a great education in art history and the art market.


Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Auction Fall 2017

The auction exhibition starts, Friday, November 3, 2017 from 10 am – 5 pm.

The auction is Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 6:30 pm.


Jean-Michel Basquiat

(Haitian – Puerto Rican – American, 1960 – 1988)

Cabra, 1981 – 1982
Property from the collection of Yoko Ono
Acrylic and oilstick on canvas
60 1/4 x 60 1/4 in., 153 x 153 cm
Estimate $9,000,000 – $12,000,000

Flash in Naples, 1983
Property from a private American collection
66 1/8 x 60 3/8 in., 168 x 153.4 cm
Acrylic, oil, and oilstick on canvas
Estimate $7,000,000 – $10,000,000


Alberto Burri

(Italian, 1915 – 1995)

Nero Plastica, L.A., 1963
Property from an important private collection
Plastic (PE), synthetic polymer paint, and Vinavil on fabric
52 3/8 by 78 in. 133 by 198.1 cm.

Full details on the Burri work will be published on Wednesday, October 25.


Other Latin Artists

Jean Dubuffet (French) Maison Fondée

Lucio Fontana (Italian) Concetto Spaziale, Attesa

Philip Guston (French-Canadian) Untitled


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