The International New York Times’s Scott Reyburn had these sales:

Thaddaeu Ropac

  • sold the large 1984 Robert Rauschenberg acrylic and silk-screen “Bumper” to an Austrian collector for 1 million euros

Gregor Staiger

  • Nichoas Party‘s pastel double portrait, “Two men with a cat,” which sold to an American collector for €30,000

European collectors help bolster FIAC art fair  (The New York Times)

The Financial Times’s Melanie Gerlis published these sales:

Skarstedt gallery

  • sold George Condo’s “Untitled (Head #3)” (2016) to an Asian private buyer for $500,000
  • Mike Kelley’s “Three Part Yarn Stack” (1990) to an American for $275,000.

The Art Market: Antiquity trade under pressure (Financial Times)

Kenny Schachter reported these sales from FIAC:


  • sold his Franz West orange seating object swiftly (and just about everything else hanging)

Paula Cooper

  • sold her gold Rudolf Stingel for $1.5 million before the crate was unpacked

Christophe Van de Weghe

  • Rudolf Stingel (a recent resale) was on hold for around $2 million

303 Gallery

  • sold out of its expressionist paintings on mirrors by Nick Mauss


  • sold out a sensational, vividly colorful and stupid group of Katherine Bernhardt paintings (up to $60,000) of the Pink Panther

Simon Lee

  • sold a potpourri of art from Jeff Elrod ($150,000) to Michelangelo Pistoletto and Sarah Crowner

Kenny Schachter Goes Behind the Scenes at FIAC  (artnet News)


Arnet gathered these sales:

Sprüth Magers

  • George CondoUntitled (Head #2), with an American collector for $550,000
  • work by Kaari Upson
  • Cyprien Gaillard’s Untitled, (2015) went to a UK collection for €140,000
  • Karen Kilimnik painting, The fop in Scotland, (2015) sold for $110,000 to a collector from the US

Galerie nächst St. Stephan

  • sold three works by Daniel Knorr, from his series “Depression Elevation,” for prices ranging from €17,000 – €39,000
  • a large wall sculpture by Michal Budny titled Ascension, (2013) for €23,000

Lisson Gallery

  • works by Corey Arcangel, Lee Ufan, Joyce Pensato
  • Angela de la Cruz’s Recycled (Hybrid) Red, with the range of prices starting at £25,000 and going up to £250,000

Waddington Custot Galleries

  • sold works by Jean Dubuffet
  • a 1945 wood relief by Jean Arp
  • a sculpture by Bernar Venet
  • two sculptures by Pablo Reinoso

Tornabuoni Art

  • sold three works by Alberto BiasiDinamica, from 1996; Ingresso trionfale, from 2001; andDinamica notte, from 2011—for prices ranging from €50,000 to €120,000

White Cube

  • sold Georg Baselitz‘s Foto nuovo (2015)
  • Theaster Gates’s Water Proof anti-racist action painting(2016)
  • Miroslaw Balka’s Kouros (1988), for undisclosed amounts

Buoyant Sales and Defiance Set the Mood at FIAC 2016 (Artnet)

The Art Newspaper had these sales:<more!>
Galerie Templon

  • sold works by the US artists Jim Dine (I Am James Dine age 81 (2016), $350,000)
  • Kehinde Wiley (Elizabeth of France, Question of Spain (2016), $145,000) to Parisian buyers

Anton Kern

  • sold a number of drawings by the Los Angeles-based artist Matthew Monahan to European collectors, including Surfer Rose (2016), priced at $32,000

Thaddaeus Ropac

  • Pieces by Tony Cragg, Yan Pei-Ming and Robert Longo were all bought by Parisian collectors
  • Georg Baselitz’s painting Guidiamo (2016), priced at €500,000, was sold to a German buyer.

FIAC Keeps Calm and Carries On Despite Low US Turnout (The Art Newspaper)


The first few deals from FIAC are filtering in:

Lehmann Maupin

  • A new work by Liza Lou soldto an American collector for six figures. Lou will have her first show with Lehmann Maupin in Hong Kong in January 2017.
  • Two new canvases by Angel Otero have sold to clients in France and Singapore for five figures. Otero will have a solo museum show at CAM Houston, opening December 2016.
  • Kader Attia, who won the Prix Marcel Duchamp 2016 yesterday evening, also had a sculpture sell at the gallery’s booth for five figures to a European client..