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Auction Preview: Contemporary Art Day Auction at Sotheby’s, London, Oct 6

What: Contemporary Art Day Auction

Where: Sotheby’s, 34-35 New Bond Street, London W1A 2AA, UK

When: Oct 6, 11:00 AM BST

Public Viewing: Sat, 29 Sep 18 | 12:00 PM – 05:00 PM BST, Sun, 30 Sep 18 | 12:00 PM – 05:00 PM BST, Mon, 01 Oct 18 | 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM BST, Tue, 02 Oct 18 | 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM BST, Wed, 03 Oct 18 | 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM BST, Thu, 04 Oct 18 | 09:00 AM – 07:00 PM BST, Fri, 05 Oct 18 | 09:00 AM – 12:00 PM BST

Top Lots of the Sale:

– “Diptyque” – Daniel Buren B. 1938; acrylic on brown and white striped cotton canvas, in two parts.Executed in 1970-2006. Measured at each: 48.9 by 199.4 cm. 19 1/4 by 78 1/2 in. Estimate Upon Request

– “Cage Grid (Complete Set)” – Gerhard Richter B. 1932; giclee print on paper mounted on aluminium, in 16 parts. Executed in 2011. Measured at each: 75 by 75 cm. 29 1/2 by 29 1/2 in. overall: 300 by 300 118 1/8 by 118 1/8 in. Estimated Price: US$ 769,500 – 1,026,000

– “Bewegtes Feld” – Gunther Uecker B. 1930; signed and dated 64 on the reverse, nails on canvas laid on wood. Measured at 87 by 87 cm. 34 3/8 by 34 3/8 in. Estimated Price: US$ 641,250 – 897,750

– “Passenger Red White” – Sean Scully B. 1945; signed, titled and dated 1997 on the reverse. oil on two adjoined canvases. Measured at 152.4 by 142.2 cm. 60 by 56 in. Estimated Price: US$ 577,125 – 833,625

– “Novaya” – Sean Scully B. 1945; signed, titled and dated 91-02 on the reverse, oil on canvas. Measured at 61 by 91.5 by 12.5 cm. 24 1/8 by 36 by 5 in. Estimated Price: US$ 487,350 – 577,125

– “Portrait 08-1-5” – Zeng Fanzhi B. 1964; signed, oil on canvas. Measured at 220 by 145 cm. 86 5/8 by 57 1/8 in. Executed in 2008. Estimated Price: US$ 448,875 – 577,125

– “Eyes Turned Inwards” – Anish Kapoor B. 1954; pigment on fibreglass. Measured at 92 by 92 by 77 cm. 36 1/4 by 36 1/4 by 29 3/8 in. Executed in 1991-92. Estimated Price: US$ 384,750 – 641,250

– “Untitled” (Brasil) – Keith Haring 1958 – 1990; signed, titled and dated 1986; signed, dated Jan 21 – 1986 and inscribed on the overlap, acrylic on canvas. Measured at diameter: 76.2 cm. 30 in. Estimated Price: US$ 384,750 – 513,000

– “Untitled Film Still #33” – Cindy Sherman B. 1954; signed, dated 1979 and numbered 1/3 on a label affixed to the reverse, gelatin silver print. Measured at 76.2 by 101.6 cm. 30 by 40 in. Estimated Price: US$ 346,275 – 448,875

– “Johannis Nacht” (Midsummer Night) – Anselm Kiefer B. 1945; oil, fern leaf, resin, and mixed media on card laid down on lead in artist’s frame. Measured at 101.4 by 141.4 cm. 40 by 55 1/2 in. Executed in 1986. Estimated Price: US$ 320,625 – 448,875

For details, visit: http://www.sothebys.com

Click on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale

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