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Sotheby's Breaks Auction Records for African Art at Bowie Collector Sale

Sotheby's Breaks Auction Records for African Art at Bowie Collector Sale

In Part II: Modern and Contemporary Art, Day Auction of the Bowie/Collector sale, 87.5 % (7 out of 8) of the lots for African artists broke new auction records.

These auction records are as detailed below:


Lot 278 - Norman Catherine, Cat Man, £40,000 ($50,100) - 2nd best auction record for the artist.

Lot 294 - Norman Catherine, Back Chat II, £20,000 ($25,000)


Lot 279 - Norman Catherine, Fanagalo Store, £81,250 ($102,000), a new top record for the artist.


Lot 280 - Peter Bongani Shange, Mayibuye Head C, £16,250 ($20,300), new top record for the artist.

Lot 281 - Peter Bongani Shange, Mayibuye Head F, £16,250 ($20,300), new top record for the artist.


Lot 284 - António Ole, Untitled (Mask) - £10,000 ($12,500) - new top auction record for the artist.

Lot 282 - António Ole, North/South VII - £8,750 ($11,000) - new 3rd best auction record for the artist

Lot 283 - António Ole, North/South XV - £9,375 ($11,700) - new 2nd best auction record for the artist


Lot 285 - António Ole, Alexandra - £25,000 ($31,300) - new top auction record.

Lot 286 - António Ole, Le Saxophoniste (The Saxophonist) - £20,000 ($25,000) - 2nd best auction record.

Lot 290 - António Ole, Miss Johannesburg - £15,000 ($18,800) - new 3rd best auction record.

Lot 289 - António Ole, Miss Pretoria - £15,000 ($18,800) - new 3rd best auction record.


Lot 287 - Willie Bester, What Happened In The Western Cape? - £20,000 ($25,000) - new top auction record.


 

Lot 293 - Percy Konqobe, Prophet's Head - £10,625 ($13,300) - new top auction record

Lot 288 - Penelope Siopis, South African Postcard II - £10,000 ($12,500)


Lot 291 - David Koloane, Made in South Africa (Purple) - £6,875 ($8,610) - new 2nd best auction record

Lot 292 - David Koloane, Made in South Africa (Pink) - £17,500 ($21,900) - new top auction record

In Studio with Joël Andrianomearisoa

In Studio with Joël Andrianomearisoa

PULSE New York 2015

PULSE New York 2015