Experience the lively auction room atmosphere as bidders at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale in London drove the selling price of KAWS’ “Again and Again” to a record price for the artist. Eventually selling for £1.03 million, the depiction of one of America’s best loved cartoon characters was expected to fetch between £250,000–300,000.
Right after the hammer fell, Banksy self destructed/shredded his own work after it sold for 953,829 pounds ($1.25m USD) at the Sotheby‘s evening auction on the 5th of October 2018!!!
Propped” by Jenny Saville sold for £9.5m ($12.5m usd) at Sotheby’s in London last night making her the number one female artist at auction. Painted in 1992 for her degree show at Glasgow School of Art, the Saville previously belonged to Charles Saatchi and was then acquired by legendary collector David Teiger. It was sold last night to benefit Teiger Foundation whose purpose is to support initiatives around Contemporaryart.