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    STRONG RESULTS AS MADE IN BRITAIN SALE GOES AHEAD

    Thursday, March 19th, 2020

    The Made in Britain auction at Sotheby’s in London went ahead as planned on March 18 and saw strong results. There was an increased number of bids online, rising to more than 50% of the lots sold, with a final result of £2,113,500, significantly above the pre-sale estimate. Sotheby’s say the result demonstrates a buoyant and positive market, as well as the continued appetite for exceptional property delivered to clients with ease, wherever they may be in the world.

    BRIDGET RILEY, OCTOBER 5, REVISION OF AUGUST 11., 1998. SOLD FOR £125,000.

    POST WAR AND CONTEMPORARY SALE TOTALS £56.1 MILLION

    Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

    Post War and Contemporary Art brought in £56.1 million at Christie’s in London this evening. Andy Warhol’s ‘Athletes’ series from the Richard L. Weisman Collection was 100% sold, led by the sale’s top lot, Mohammed Ali (£4,973,250). The ten portraits headlined a group of 13 works by the artist that also included Knives (£2,752,148), Flowers, part of ‘Art for Future: Selected Works from the UniCredit Group’ (£2,111,250) and Brillo Soap Pads Box (£383,250).

    Three works by Jean Dubuffet from the 1950s, 60s and 70s traced the artistic development throughout the artist’s oeuvre: Alentour la maison (1957, £1,271,250), La robe à boutons (1961: £1,571,250) and Panorama (1978, £2,171,250). Other results includedf Sean Scully’s Wall of Light Red Bar (£1,031,250) and Bridget Riley’s Gaillard (£2,291,250). The sale achieved sell through rates of 98% by lot and 99% by value. 

    Bridget Riley (B. 1931) . Gaillard

    IRISH AND INTERNATIONAL ART SALE ON VIEW IN LONDON

    Monday, October 14th, 2019

    Bridget Riley’s Serpentine Study 3 should serve to bring added international interest to Morgan O’Driscoll’s art auction in Dublin on October 21. The sale which includes this work goes on view at La Galleria, Pall Mall on October 14 and 15.  For the past several years the Skibbereen based auctioneer has boosted Irish art sales with new buyers by holding London viewings. The catalogue shows fresh to market works by Roderic O’Conor and Jack B Yeats and many other important Irish artists. On the international side it includes works by Andy Warhol, Alex Katz, Robert Motherwell, Tony Cragg, and others.  With work in most major UK museums, and in Paris, Chicago and New York, Riley’s Op-Art star is bright.  This piece is part of a series created for a big exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery in London in 1999 and is estimated at 40,000-60,000.

    UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 50,000 AT HAMMER