All Possible Worlds - The Peter James Smith Collection

Thursday 31st May 2018

6.30pm - 3 Abbey Street, Newton, Auckland

Art+Object is delighted to report a preliminary sale total of $565 000 from last night's auction of All Possible Worlds: The Peter James Smith Collection. The auction can only be described as very successful and took place before a full room of bidders. Strong bidding featured throughout across the room, via the phone and through the internet bidding platform. The top price of the evening went to Colin McCahon's Light Falling Through a Dark Landscape which sailed beyond its top estimate of $40 000 to make $79 280. Some of the preliminary highlights included:

2. Callum Morton $3005
4. Laurence Aberhart $11 410
9. Bill Culbert $7505
15. Peter James Smith $3725
17. Melinda Harper $7805
19. Michael Parekowhai $13 815
21. Michael Parekowhai $22 820
29. Colin McCahon $79 280
30. Heather Straka $31 230
32. Bill Hammond $7445
41. Patricia Piccinini $3605
43. Polixeni Papapetrou $5345
44. Dick Frizzell $27 625
47. Hany Armanious $3725
60. Peter Robinson $8645
66. Fiona Pardington $7205
68. Peter Peryer $4205
75. Gavin Hurley $6005
86. Yvonne Todd $9010
87. Francis Upritchard $8405
89. Tony de Lautour $4805
90. Martin Ball $12 010
99. Michael Zavros $4925
101. Richard Lewer $4445
105. Don Driver $7205
110. Chris Heaphy $7205
120. Peter James Smith $13 815 * a new record price for the artist at auction
131. Kate Beynon $5885
137. Ed Ruscha $15 615
139. David Noonan $7505
155. Theo Schoon $3845
168. Bridget Riley $3725
170. Pat Hanly $7205
173. Jenny Holzer $960
186. Michael Smither $2160
189. Gordon Walters $3905
194. Chris Bond $3005

*Please note all prices listed include buyer's premium and GST. A full list of prices realised will be published online shortly.

Click the 'Exhibition Media' link below to view a video on the collection.

Exhibition Media Video Image Gallery

Enquiries

Hamish Coney, Managing Director
hamish@artandobject.co.nz
021 509 550
09 354 4646
0800 80 60 01
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