On Thursday, November 18, at 7:30pm, the auction house Phillips, de Pury & Company will hold a major contemporary art auction
to benefit Friends of the High Line. Three days of public viewings have been scheduled for the 49 lots, which include contemporary art in all mediums, curated by Edsel Williams:
Tuesday – Thursday, November 16-18
10:00am – 5:00pm
Phillips, de Pury & Company
450 West 15th Street (near 10th Avenue)
We extend our thanks to the artists and galleries who donated such exciting works, making this auction possible. All the lots can be viewed online
A few highlights:
: Anthony Goicolea, Rowboat
Goicolea's work will be featured in the upcoming museum show, Anthony Goicolea, Photographs, Drawings and Video, at The Arizona State University Museum of Art, Tempe. His work is in public collections at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the Yale University Art Collection; and the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago. His book and CD ROM, Anthony Goicolea (2003), is available from Twin Palms Press.
: Greg Colson, Vanishing Surplus
Colson's work is included in public collections at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the New York Public Library; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; the Getty Institute for the Arts and Humanities, Los Angeles; the Peter Norton Family Foundation, Santa Monica; the Tsaritsino Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, and the Thomas Ammann Collection, Zurich.
: Enrique Martinez Celaya, The Interpreter
Celaya's work is included in public collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and the German Centre of Photography, Berlin.
: Terence Koh, Bunny was Naughty, 2004
Koh's work was featured in the 2004 Whitney Biennial.
: assume vivid astro focus, Primrose
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: Amie Dicke, Julia, to Make Peace on Earth
Dicke is a graduate of the Willem de Kooning Academy, in Rotterdam, and recently had a solo New York show at D'Amelio Terras gallery.
: Vera Lutter, Pepsi Cola, Vent: July 2000
Lutter is the recipient of a 2002 Pollock-Krasner Grant and a 2001 Guggenheim Fellowship. Her work was featured in the 2002 Whitney Biennial and the 2002 Life of the City exhibition at Museum of Modern Art, New York. Lutter's work is included in collections at DIA Center for the Arts, New York; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, among others.
: Tom Sachs, High Line (12 Gauge)
Sachs exhibited Nutsy's at the Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, in 2003, and at the Bohen Foundation, New York, in 2002. His work was included in Five by Five: Contemporary Artists on Contemporary Art, at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, in 2002. Works by Tom Sachs are included in collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Costume Institute; the Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
To register to bid at the auction or to place an absentee bid, please contact Nicole Mucciolo in the bids department at Phillips, de Pury & Company: firstname.lastname@example.org
; (212) 940-1228.
If you have other questions or would like to request a catalogue or reserve a seat, please contact FHL's development director, Juliet Page: email@example.com
; (212) 206-9922.