Phillips

New York sales: where the art market collides the art history

William Bouguereau Claude MonetHyperFocal: 0 Sotheby’s catalogue Vincent Van Gogh Jeff Koons Amedeo Modigliani Amedeo Modigliani (detail) Balthus   Specialized in nudity Young boys and girls disrobe to dance a graceful saraband in a composition over six metres long. In 1884, the then famous French painter William Bouguereau (1825-1905), who specialized in nudity under mythological […]

Ed Dolman: 6 answers in 1 minute from the charismatic chief executive of Phillips.How to hold one’s own against the duopoly during the week of auctions in New York

Ed Dolman Phillips Miro Alexander Calder Alexander Calder Kerry James Marshall Kerry James Marshall Bruce Nauman Bruce Nauman Andy Warhol Alberto Burry Sean Scully Jackson Pollock David Hammons The position of outsider is an uncomfortable one. You’re neither the best nor the worst. Phillips auction house, owned by the Russian luxury-goods company Mercury Group, finds […]

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