Ayles Auction Brings to you Global Icons 7

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Ayles auction is a well-established auction house with their base in Hong-Kong and Shanghai. Ayles auctions are known for their unique collection of contemporary and modern arts collectibles. The upcoming Ayles auction titled, “Global Icons 7 – Contemporary & Modern works” is set to take place on the 13th of April. The auction house will display a wide range of collection from different eras and art forms.

The auction house will bring it’s connoisseurs a wide selection of modern and contemporary works. The highlights of the auction will be a large selection of Murakami and Obey prints. The Ayles auction will put forth a spectacular display of paintings, photographs, and prints of well-established artists of different decades on Bidsquare.

Ektachrome (from cowboys & girlfriends series)

The most sought after item of the exhibit is the Kodak ektachrome “from the cowboys & girlfriends series” by painter and photographer Richard Prince. The photographer is well known for the use of the re-photography concept. His collection ‘Cowboy’ is the most popular collection of the re-photography series. The artist has put forth a strong image of cowboys mainly based in the western U.S.A. The single photograph of a cowboy is estimated to be sold at $12000 with a starting bid of $5000.

Ektachrome (from the cowboys & girlfriends series)

Likewise, Lot 26 is one more photograph from the same series by Richard Prince will also will have the starting bidding price of $5000. These Ektachromes are signed and well maintained, thus, making them the most noteworthy items of the auction.

Subway Drawing Dollar on Cross

Another highlighting and mostly look forward to collectible belongs to the famous and spectacular artist Keith Haring. The artist is well known for his pop art and graffiti work. The artists raided the city of New York with his art in the 1980s. Haring’s spontaneous drawings on subway walls of New York were highly recognized.

The most noticing feature of his art includes outlines of different images, figures or dogs on a black background. The Subway Drawing Dollar on Cross dates back to 1985 and is 41×27 inches respectively. It will have a starting bid of $4500. The art is estimated to be sold at $8,000-$12,000.


Similarly, other photograph collections will host a varied variety of shots from artists like Henri Cartier-Bresson and many more. A notable piece of art by the French artist Henri Cartier-Bresson titled “Alicante” will have a starting bid of $2000. The silver gelatin print blind stamped and signed by Henri is in good condition. The estimated price for this collection is suppose to be $2,400 to $2,700.

Behind the Gare St. Lazare

Another work of Henri Cartier-Bresson on display is the “Behind the Gare St. Lazare”. The highlighting feature of Henri’s photography is his mastery over candid shots, making his photographs the first forms of many new experiments. Signed and stamped on the fromt, this photograph is in a good condition and has the starting bid of $2000.

Print from the skyscape series –   Nobuyoshi Araki

Ayles auction has also a provided platform to a lot of Asian artists to display their talent. One such notable piece of art is by the famous Japanese contemporary artist and photographer Nobuyoshi Araki. Araki holds high reputations among the most talented artists of Japan.

The artist has contributed his photography for anime series as well as shot pictures of famous personalities- the most recent being Lady Gaga. An untitled hand colored black white print from the “skyscape series” is on sale for a starting bid of $550. Signed on the verso in black ink, this photograph is in a very good condition and the estimate is suppose to be $600-$800.

The Ultimate Journey Gold – Paul Insect

A 2018 Screen print somerset radiant white paper with glazes and glitter and small diamond dust by Paul Insect is also up for bid. Titled as “The Ultimate Journey Gold” the notable piece from the contemporary artist’s collection is up for sale with a starting bid of $2400.

Another piece from the same artist, Paul Insect is a color screen print titled “Fly”. Many more illustrations of the artists are also on sale.

Chaos: Primordial Life – Takashi Murakami

Takashi Murakami is a Japanese contemporary artist who works in fine arts media along with commercial media. Ranging from paintings to figures the work of the artist has gained popularity worldwide and are on display.

Chaos: Primordial Life” by Murakami Comes in its original Kaikai Kiki Gallery packaging and is signed and numbered. It is estimated to be sold for $900 to $1000.

Another one by Murakami which is the complex figure named “Mr Dob Red/Blue” is among the numerous items up for bid in the Ayles auction.

Other notable feature of the Ayles auction house is the affordable prices along with quirky artifacts. This makes it easy for new collectors to start their collections. The auction will host a total number of 192 featured items belonging to different categories of modern and contemporary art. The auction preview is available online on Bidsquare with detailed information about the artifacts.

The Ayles auctions are also known for their affordable prices. One will, thus, find a lot of artifacts at affordable prices. This essential feature has made the Ayles auction house a popular name worldwide and topmost in Asia.

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