was hailed by the New York Times as ‘the most beautiful survey of Judd’s work ever seen in New York,’ and attracted over 11,000 visitors.
A special evening sales devoted toThe Refco Collection of Contemporary Photography on May 5 totaled $5,372,800. Refco material was also presented on April 25 and May 10 and the complete collection achieved $9,709,120.
Christie’s is looking forward to the continuation of an exciting international sales season. On May 24, Christie’s will present the first ever sale in Dubai: International Modern and Contemporary Art. On May 28, 29 and 30, Christie’s Hong Kong will celebrate its 20th anniversary with sales devoted to Asian Art, Jewelry and Watches. The evening sales in London (June 20 – 23) of Impressionist, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art will offer major highlights, including Egon Schiele’s lost masterpiece, Herbstsonne which has been rediscovered and restituted to the heirs of Karl Grünwald.
* Note to the editors:
The spring 2006 season total includes the Evening and Day Sales of Impressionist and Modern Art and Post-War and Contemporary Art which took place on May 2 & 3 and 10 & 11; the sales of the Refco Collection on May 5 and the Gecht Collection on May 3; and the results of Impressionist and Modern Art on March 1 and First Open on March 16.
Impressionist and Modern Art – March 1
Sold: $2,295,324 Sold by lot: 85% Sold by value: 92%
First Open – March 16
Sold: $9,584,560 Sold by lot: 88% Sold by value: 96%
Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale – May 2
Sold: $180,280,000 Sold by lot: 86% Sold by value: 95%
Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale – May 3
Sold: $19,528,600 Sold by lot: 86% Sold by value: 88%
Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper – May 3
Sold: $8,900,000 Sold by lot: 86% Sold by value: 90%
Francey and Dr. Martin L. Gecht Collection (Imp. and Mod. Works on Paper) – May 3
Refco Collection of Contemporary Photography – May 5
Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale
Sold: $147,235,200 Sold by lot: 91% Sold by value: 88%
Post-War and Contemporary Art Morning Session – May 10
Sold: $40,746,200 Sold by lot: 87% Sold by value: 95%
Post-War and Contemporary Art Afternoon Session – May 10
Sold: $21,851,040 Sold by lot: 93% Sold by value: 94%