Contemporary Art Eve...

Phillips
London

Date of the auction: 12.10.2011

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Walead Beshty

Walead Beshty 20-inch Copper (FedEx® Large Kraft Box© 2005 FEDEX 330508) International Priority, Los Angeles–London trk#8685 8772 8040, date October 2–6, 2009. International Priority London–New York trk#863822956489, date November 18–20, 2009, International Priority New York–London trk#7952 0098

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Jacob Kassay

Jacob Kassay Untitled 2010 Acrylic, silver deposit and string on canvas 122 × 91.5 cm (48 × 36 in). Signed and dated ‘Kassay 10’ on the reverse.
Provenance Private Collection, Europe Catalogue Essay Executed in 2010, this painting is a characteristic example of Jacob Kassay’s unique technique. Once

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Maurizio Cattelan

Maurizio Cattelan Tié 1995 Ceramic and metal. 3 × 1.5 × 1.5 cm (1 1/8 × 5/8 × 5/8 in). This work is from an edition of 3 and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.
Provenance Massimo De Carlo, Milan Exhibited Gwangju, 1st Gwangju Biennale, Beyond the Borders, 20

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Tauba Auerbach

Tauba Auerbach CMY 5 2008 Acrylic on paper on wood panel. 50.8 x 40.6 cm (20 x 16 in). Signed, titled and dated ‘CMY5, 2008, Tauba Auerbach’ on the reverse. This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
Provenance New Image Art, West Hollywood, California; Private Collection, New York

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Aaron Young

Aaron Young Untitled 2007 Burnt rubber and acrylic on aluminium in four parts. Overall: 244 × 488 cm (96 × 192 in); each: 244 × 122 cm (96 × 48 in).
Provenance Private Collection, Europe Catalogue Essay “…In Young’s works, seediness is built into the canvas, where materials used include wine and

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Steven Parrino

Steven Parrino Creeping Eye 1993 Lacquer on canvas in 4 parts. Each: 180 × 120 × 25 cm (70 7/8 × 47 1/4 × 9 7/8 in).
Provenance Galerie Rolf Ricke, Cologne Exhibited Esslingen, Villa Merkel, Arbeiten mit der Sammlung Rolf Ricke, 17 August – 5 October 2008 Literature A. Baur, Arbeiten mit der

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £300,000 - £500,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Cecily Brown

8 Cecily Brown The Torment of St. Anthony 2010 Oil on linen. 104.1 x 114.3 cm (40 7/8 x 45 in).
Provenance Private Collection, New York Catalogue Essay Although Cecily Brown was born in London and graduated from the Slade Art School in 1993, she has since moved to New York where she has rapidly

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £250,000 - £350,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Damien Hirst

9 Damien Hirst Observation – The Crown of Justice 2006 Butterflies and household gloss on canvas. 280.3 × 183 cm (110 1/3 × 72 1/8 in) arch. Signed, titled and dated ‘Damien Hirst “Crown of Justice” 2006’ on the reverse.
Provenance Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills Exhibited Beverly Hills, Gagosian

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £700,000 - £1,000,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Jeff Koons

PROPERTY FROM A PRESTIGIOUS EUROPEAN COLLECTION Jeff Koons Seal Walrus Trashcans 2003–09 Polychromed aluminium and galvanized steel. 170.2 × 76.2 × 91.4 cm (67 × 30 × 36 in). This work is from an edition of 3 plus 1 artist’s proof.
Provenance Sonnabend Gallery, New York; L&M Arts, New York; Private

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £2,000,000 - £3,000,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Lucio Fontana

Lucio Fontana Concetto spaziale 1962 Oil on canvas. 60 × 50 cm (23 5/8 × 19 5/8 in). Signed ‘l. fontana’ lower right; further signed and titled ‘l. fontana / Concetto spaziale’ on the reverse.
Provenance Galerie Serge De Bloe, Brussels, from whom acquired by previous owner Literature E. Crispolti

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £250,000 - £350,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Damien Hirst

Damien Hirst 5-Aminouracil 2007 Household gloss on canvas. Each spot: 10.2 cm (4 in) diameter; overall: 213.4 cm (84 in) diameter. Signed, titled and dated ‘“5-Aminouracil” 2007 Damien Hirst’ on the reverse; further signed ‘D. Hirst’ on the stretcher.
Provenance White Cube, London; Private

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £600,000 - £800,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Maurizio Cattelan

Maurizio Cattelan Turisti 1997 Ten taxidermied pigeons. Lifesize, dimensions vary with installation. This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.
Provenance Massimo De Carlo, Milan Exhibited Venice, The Italian Pavilion, XLVII Biennale Internazionale dell’Arte di

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £250,000 - £350,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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George Condo

George Condo Cave Painting 2008 Oil on canvas. 191 × 216.5 cm (75 1/4 × 85 1/4 in). Signed and dated ‘Condo 08’ on the reverse.
Provenance Luhring Augustine, New York; Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc., Moscow; Private Collection, Moscow Exhibited Moscow, Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc., George Condo

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £300,000 - £500,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Cecily Brown

15 Cecily Brown Park 2004 Diptych: oil on linen. Overall: 195.6 × 279.4 cm (77 × 110 in). Each signed and dated ‘Cecily Brown 2004’ on the reverse.
Provenance Gagosian Gallery, New York Exhibited New York, Gagosian Gallery, Cecily Brown, 22 January – 26 February 2005 Catalogue Essay Cecily Brown is

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £400,000 - £600,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Richard Prince

16 Richard Prince My Life as a Weapon 2007 Acrylic and collage on canvas. 203.2 × 303.5 cm (80 × 119 1/2 in). Signed and dated ‘R Prince 2007’ on the reverse.
Provenance Gladstone Gallery, New York; Private Collection Catalogue Essay “I have never thought of making anything new. I make it again. I

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £500,000 - £700,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Anselm Kiefer

17 Anselm Kiefer Die Argonauten 2008 Oil, emulsion, acrylic, shellac, branches, lead, gold paint, charcoal, fabric, ashes, sand, metal, ceramic, ceramic teeth and plaster on canvas under glass and in steel frame. 282 × 192 × 35 cm (111 × 75 5/8 × 13 3/4 in). Titled ‘Die Argonauten’ upper left

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £500,000 - £700,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Anselm Kiefer

18 Anselm Kiefer Sternenfall 2007 Gouache and glass on collaged photograph. 118.1 × 96.5 cm (46 1/2 × 37 7/8 in). Titled ‘Sternenfall’ in the centre.
Provenance Private Collection, New York Catalogue Essay “An inordinate measure of inhumanity, then: tragic chaos, the dark night of History, the

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £90,000 - £120,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Paula Rego

Paula Rego The Servant 1993–94 Pastel and acrylic on canvas. 155 × 122 cm (59 7/8 × 48 in).
Provenance Marlborough Fine Art, London; Private Collection Exhibited London, Hayward Gallery, Unbound: Possibilities in Painting, 3 March – 30 May, 1994 Catalogue Essay “With pastel you don’t have the brush

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £500,000 - £700,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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George Condo

George Condo Two works: (i) The Departure, 2004; (ii) The Arrival, 2004 Oil on canvas. Each: 90 × 90 cm (35 3/8 × 35 3/8 in). (i) Signed, titled and dated ‘Departure Condo 04’ on the reverse; (ii) signed and titled ‘Condo The Arrival’ on the reverse.
Provenance Stellan Holm Gallery, New York

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £300,000 - £400,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Thomas Schütte

Thomas Schütte United Enemy 1995 Fimo, fabric, wood, glass and PVC. 189.5 × 25 × 25 cm (74 1/2 × 9 3/4 × 9 3/4 in). Signed and dated ‘Th. Schütte 1995’ on the base.
Provenance Tucci Russo, Turin Exhibited Turin, Tucci Russo, Thomas Schütte, 1995 Catalogue Essay “I did not find them cruel, I just

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £300,000 - £500,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Andreas Gursky

22 Andreas Gursky Copan 2002 Colour coupler print, face-mounted to Plexiglas in artist’s frame. 206 × 262 cm (81 1/8 × 103 1/8 in). Signed ‘Andreas Gursky’ on a label affixed to the reverse.This work is from an edition of 6.
Provenance Matthew Marks Gallery, New York; Private Collection Exhibited

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £180,000 - £250,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Hiroshi Sugimoto

Hiroshi Sugimoto Ligurian Sea, Frumura 1993 Gelatin silver print in artist’s frame. Image: 119.4 × 149.2 cm (47 × 58 3/4 in); overall: 152.5 × 182.2 cm (60 × 71 3/4 in). Signed ‘H Sugimoto’ on a label affixed to the reverse. This work is from an edition of 5.
Provenance Sonnabend Gallery, New York

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha Judy 1992 Acrylic on canvas. 66 x 72.6 cm (25 7/8 x 28 5/8 in). Signed and dated ‘Ed Ruscha 1992’ on the reverse.
Provenance Private Collection, USA Catalogue Essay Ruscha was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1937 and in 1956 at the age of nineteen, he moved to Los Angeles where he still lives

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £180,000 - £220,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Cindy Sherman

Cindy Sherman Untitled #122 1983 Colour coupler print. 89.5 × 54.3 cm (35 1/4 × 21 3/8 in). Signed, dated and numbered of 18 on the reverse. This work is an artist’s proof from an edition of 18 plus 4 artist’s proofs.
Provenance Skarstedt Gallery, New York Literature Interview Magazine, 1983; P

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £150,000 - £200,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Sol LeWitt

Sol LeWitt 5 Cubes Half-Off 1971 Painted wood. 20.4 × 29.2 × 94 cm (8 × 11 1/2 × 37 in). Signed and dated ‘S. Lewitt 1971’ on the reverse. This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.
Provenance Private Collection Catalogue Essay Executed in 1971, 5 Cubes Half-Off

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £120,000 - £180,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Richard Serra

Richard Serra Tracks #2 2007 Paintstick on handmade paper. 106.7 × 106.7 cm (42 × 42 in).
Provenance Private Collection, New York Catalogue Essay Richard Serra is one of the most significant and important artists of the post-Abstract Expressionist period, famous for his large-scale sculptural works

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Robert Motherwell

Robert Motherwell Frontier No. 12 1958 Oil on primed board. 38.1 × 45.7 cm (15 × 18 in). Signed, titled and dated ‘FRONTIER, No. 12 Robert Motherwell 1958’ on the reverse.
Provenance Sidney Janis Gallery, New York; Private Collection; Locks Gallery, Philadelphia; Private Collection Exhibited New

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £150,000 - £200,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol

Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol Thin Lips 1984-1985 Synthetic polymer paint and oil stick on canvas. 195.6 × 157.5 cm (77 × 62 in). Stamped with The Estate of Andy Warhol stamp and the stamp of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts on the overlap (PA99.048).
Provenance The Estate of

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £700,000 - £1,000,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Gilbert & George

Gilbert & George Heart 2004 Colour coupler prints in artists’ metal frames in 9 parts. Overall: 190 × 226.5 cm (74 3/4 × 89 1/8 in).
Provenance Bernier/Eliades, Athens Exhibited London, Tate Modern, Gilbert & George: Major Exhibition, 15 February – 17 May 2007 Catalogue Essay Simultaneously a

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011

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Johannes Kahrs

Johannes Kahrs Eifer-Sucht (Jealousy) 1995 Oil on canvas in artist’s metal and glass frame. 144.8 × 175.3 cm (57 × 69 in). Signed, titled and dated ‘J. Kahrs “Eifer-Sucht” 1995’ on the reverse.
Provenance Galerie Franck + Schulte, Berlin; Private Collection, Germany Catalogue Essay “Kahrs is

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £120,000 - £180,000

Date: 12 Oct 2011