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https://www.phillips.com
450 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10022
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Phillips is the destination for international collectors to buy and sell the world’s most important contemporary works of art. By focusing specifically on the defining aesthetic movements of the last century, we’ve set ourselves apart as the most dynamic and forward-thinking auction house. Our considered approach and specialized knowledge lead clients to seek our guidance on contemporary collecting trends. This finely-honed expertise is evident in all aspects of our business, from the caliber and quality of our sale catalogues, events and exhibitions, to a superior level of individualized ...Read More
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  • Apr 5, 2019

    Featuring A Dazzling Array of Coloured Diamonds and Gemstones, Signed Jewellery and Important Diamonds Hong Kong – 29 April 2021 – Phillips is pleased to present an extraordinary range of jewellery in its upcoming sale of Jewels and Jadeite in Hong Kong on 5 June at the JW Marriott. Featuring 165 lots, the sale is led by a pair of exceptional F...

  • Apr 5, 2019

    Designed by Jean Royère in the 1950s for the Majdalani Family Home in Beirut, this Group will be Offered at Auction for the First Time in the London Design Auction on 30 June LONDON - 21 APRIL 2021 – Phillips is pleased to announce an exceptionally rare group of 17 pieces designed between 1955-1958 by Jean Royère to be offered in the London Des...

  • Apr 5, 2019

    Multi-Generational NFT Designed to Automatically Create New Unique Works of Art Every 28 Days Still image from Generation 1 of REPLICATOR NEW YORK – 2 April 2021 – Phillips is pleased to announce the sale of REPLICATOR by Mad Dog Jones, the first NFT to be offered by the auction house in company history. With an opening bid of $100, t...

  • Apr 5, 2019

    New York Sale on 8 April to be Led by A Complete Portfolio of William Eggleston’s Graceland Auction to Also Feature A Group of Important Photographs by Robert Frank from Celebrated Cinematographer Robert Richardson and Writer Monona Wali Five Works on Offer from the Former Owners of New York’s Gotham Bar & Grill, including Hiroshi Sugimoto...

  • Apr 5, 2019

    La féconde journée to be offered in London on 15 April Jean DubuffetLa féconde journée, 16 May 1976acrylic on paper collaged on canvas204.5 x 210.5 cm (80 1/2 x 82 7/8 in.)Estimate: £2,000,000-3,000,000 LONDON – 2 MARCH 2021­­ – Phillips is pleased to announce Jean Dubuffet’s La féconde journée, executed in 1976, as a star ...

  • Apr 5, 2019

    Available Through Phillips Perpetual’s Online Store Charles Frodsham, Double Impulse Chronometer WristwatchPrice £150,000© Tom Shaxson LONDON – 01 FEBRUARY 2021 – Phillips Perpetual is delighted to announce the consignment of the only publicly offered Charles Frodsham Double Impulse Chronometer wristwatch. The first watch ever produced in ...

  • Apr 5, 2019

    Pop, Modern and Contemporary Highlights Include Works by Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Marcel Duchamp, Banksy, and Grayson Perry Property from an Important Private Collection Roy Lichtenstein Reverie, from 11 Pop Artists, Volume II (C.38), 1965 Estimate £80,000 – 120,000 LONDON – 15 DECEMBER 2020 – Phillips is ple...

  • Apr 5, 2019

    Phillips’ New Now Auction will Feature 10 Works to Benefit the Yinka Shonibare Foundation Artists Who Have Donated Works Include Claire Barclay, Olafur Eliasson, Antony Gormley, Chantal Joffe, Jason Martin, Conrad Shawcross, Yinka Shonibare, David Shrigley, Wolfgang Tillmans and Kara Walker Marking the Final Auction of the Year, the Works will be...

  • Apr 5, 2019

    LONDON – 17 November 2020 – Phillips is proud to partner with The Sovereign Art Foundation (SAF) this December to present the inaugural edition of the The Sovereign Art Foundation Students Prize, London. Established in 2012, The Sovereign Art Foundation (SAF) Students Prize is an annual award designed to celebrate the importance ...

  • Apr 5, 2019

    Academy Award©-Winning Actor’s Reference 6263 Gifted to Him by Joanne Woodward and engraved “Drive slowly Joanne” Paul Newman’s Rolex “Big Red” Daytona Ref. 6263 Estimate: In Excess of $1 million Clea Newman and Paul Newman circa 1984 Caseback with Engraving “Drive slowly Joanne” NEW YORK – 29 OCTOBER 2020 – On Saturday, 12 Dec...

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    • Jul 29, 2022

      What is the latest news from around the auction world this July? The highly-anticipated Coeur d’Alene Art Auction of 2022 netted a respectable USD 16.4 million this month after setting numerous world records for American Western artists. Phillips reported a record mid-year high in sales, as well as the opening of a Los Angeles office. Elsewhere, ...

    • Jun 21, 2022

      June marks Pride Month, an annual celebration of LGBTQ+ individuals, history, and culture. Visibility is an ongoing challenge for LGBTQ+ individuals, especially in traditional sectors like the auction world. This Pride Month, Auction Daily profiles five contemporary LGBTQ+ artists to watch. Zanele Muholi. Image courtesy of Najib Nafid via ART AFRIC...

    • Mar 30, 2022

      Since British private equity firm Epiris acquired Bonhams in September of 2018, the auction house has steadily expanded its market reach. Within the last two weeks, Bonhams has announced two major acquisitions of mid-level auction houses. New England-based auction house Skinner will now step under Bonhams’ umbrella. Bruun Rasmussen of Copenhagen,...

    • Mar 17, 2022

      The escalating war in Ukraine is spreading devastation in its wake. As world leaders denounce Russia’s invasion, the art world is taking actions, large and small, to support Ukraine. In one open letter, over 17,000 Russian art professionals and artists called for an end to hostilities in Ukraine. Describing the conflict as “a terrible tragedy f...

    • Mar 1, 2022

      This February, love and compassion reigned during Phillips’ Valentine’s Day sale. The Japanese culture of kawaii, the cute or lovable factor, inspired the My Kawaii Valentine auction. The week-long sale started on February 14, 2022, marking Valentine’s Day in the West and the Lantern Festival in the East. Offerings included kawaii, companions...

    • Feb 28, 2022

      Images from around the auction world this February. Image credit from left to right: Sotheby’s, Stair, and Christie’s. Collage by Heemin Moon (Auction Daily). February is the month of love and, for those in the Northern Hemisphere, the last official month of winter. The auction world responded appropriately. Notable sales this month ranged from...

    • Feb 15, 2022

      Phillips’ planned new Hong Kong headquarters. Image courtesy of Phillips. After smashing old auction records and netting USD 1.2 billion in sales last year, Phillips is ready to open a new Hong Kong headquarters. The city has become a hot new spot for auction-hosting. Industry leaders like Christie’s and Sotheby’s have already estab...

    • Feb 7, 2022

      Contemporary Artist Expands Historical Art Canon to Include Black Americans History is never far from the brush of contemporary American artist Titus Kaphar. He does not view the past as a fixed point that is untouchable or irrelevant to the present. Instead, Kaphar deconstructs and rebuilds narratives about the past to show what was missing all al...

    • Jan 31, 2022

      The first month of a new year presents ample time for reflection. As January pressed on, many auction houses looked back on a fruitful year of sales in 2021. Others teased previews of upcoming events, promising more eye-catching works and fresh-to-the-market finds. Auction Daily looked in both directions this month. We examined continuing trends in...

    • Jan 21, 2022

      As the first month of 2022 draws to a close, the art market remains a dynamic landscape. The Omicron coronavirus variant has rekindled fears of large gatherings and events, leading to a string of art fair cancelations. Auction houses have supplemented their income with extensive online programming, sometimes to great success. Companies across the a...

    • Jan 19, 2022

      Phillips is currently spotlighting the history and contemporary contours of Singaporean art in a timed benefit auction. The online sale, which closes on January 20th, 2022, will support the work of National Gallery Singapore. Almost 50 lots are on offer. The online event builds anticipation for a live auction of 13 lots featuring the past, present,...

    • Dec 31, 2021

      Images from around the auction world in December of 2021. Image credit from left to right: Sotheby’s, Potter & Potter Auctions, and Phillips. Collage by Heemin Moon (Auction Daily). December offers a chance to relax during the holidays, look back on another year, or perhaps turn over a new leaf and start afresh. Auction houses also took time ...

    • Dec 28, 2021

      Another year of art sales is finished. For many, 2021 brought an imperfect mix of anticipation and fear as the art world regained a sense of normalcy. Art fairs continued to offer a mixed approach to in-person events during 2021’s fourth quarter. In the auction sector, sellers organized some of the most significant events of the year all while sc...

    • Dec 17, 2021

      The art world gained a few new vocabulary words this year. Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) broke the barrier between fringe and mainstream early on. They caused a media flurry and prompted exhaustive tutorials on how to pronounce “fungible.” As 2021 draws to a close, it is clear that NFTs are here to stay.  How did we reach this point? Auction ...

    • Dec 9, 2021

      Tomokazu Matsuyama, Mrs. Omega, July 2011 - June 2013. Image courtesy of Phillips. For years, the auction industry has had a problem with language. Terms such as “post-war” and “modern” stretch gingerly to cover the market’s holes, and their meanings often differ from one auction house to the next. While unclear terminology is the stuff o...