Important Paintings & Contemporary Art

Thursday
7th April 2016

Auction Summary

ART+OBJECT’s first major art sale of 2016 realised $1 100 000 worth of sales under the hammer. The top selling lot of the night went to Colin McCahon’s classic 1976 work from the Rocks in the Sky series at $298 877, and a new record price was achieved for Richard Killeen’s Rising and Setting which carried the distinguished provenance of coming from the collection of Jim Barr & Mary Barr at $63 315. Several subject offers are currently in negotiation but some of the highlights from last night were:

 

Lot 5. Yvonne Todd $7915

Lot 12. Karen Black $4395

Lot 17. Lisa Reihana $14 070

Lot 21. Don Driver $17 587

Lot 29. Michael Parekowhai $35 175

Lot 33. Damien Hirst $55 105

Lot 34. Richard Killeen $63 315

Lot 35. Richard Killeen $50 415

Lot 36. Peter McIntyre $37 520

Lot 37. Michael Illingworth $87 937

Lot 38. Michael Illingworth $70 350

Lot 40. Colin McCahon $298 877

Lot 41. Colin McCahon $67 418

Lot 46. Shane Cotton $42 210

Lot 60. John Walsh $15 240

Lot 72. Colin McCahon $39 865

 

* All prices realised include buyer’s premium and GST of 17.25%.  

To view a complete list of prices realised please click on 'View Catalogue'.

 

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