Contemporary Art

With a rapidly expanding international profile, Bonhams is committed to selling Contemporary Art at the highest level. We hold regular sales of Contemporary Art in London, New York, Los Angeles and Hong Kong, creating carefully curated auctions featuring paintings, photographs, works on paper and sculpture by some of the biggest names in the field.

Highlights from our June 2013 auction in London included a world record price of £289,250 for a work on paper from the Neige series by Chu Teh-Chun, £163,250 for an iconic Love is in the Air spray paint on canvas by Banksy and £55,250 for a vibrant Untitled gouache by Alexander Calder.

We aim to provide our clients with a uniquely bespoke service in the process of both buying and selling some of the best Contemporary Art that the market currently has to offer.

Alexander Calder
(American, 1898-1976)
Araignée (Maquette)
1957

Sold for £362,500 (US$ 615,958) inc. premium

ALEXANDER CALDER
(1898-1976)
Maripose, 1960

Sold for US$ 1,805,000 inc. premium

Enrico Castellani (Italian, 1930)

Sold for £85,250 (US$ 144,856) inc. premium

Chu Teh-Chun (b. 1920) Abstraction neige III

Sold for £289,250 (US$ 491,492) inc. premium

Lucio Fontana
(Italian, 1899-1968)
Concetto Spaziale
1952

Sold for £770,500 (US$ 1,309,231) inc. premium

Anish Kapoor
(born 1954)
Untitled
2005

Sold for £626,500 (US$ 1,064,546) inc. premium
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