AUCTION

Live Auction:

Creative Time’s signature live auction offers bidders the opportunity to be not just the owner of an artwork but an active participant in it’s creation. This year’s guests will have the opportunity to bid on work by The Selby, David Salle, Shirin Neshat, McDermott & McGough and others.

For more information please contact Danielle Schmidt: danielles@creativetime.org or 212.206.6674 x212

 

The Selby



World-renowned photographer and creator of the hugely popular website, The Selby will produce a portfolio of images of the winning bidder in his or her residence*. The portfolio will include at least six images and The Selby will provide signed prints of the portfolio.
*Homes within sixty minutes of Manhattan are eligible.
Estimated Value: $15,000

 

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David Salle


Get your paddles out! A once in a lifetime opportunity to have the fabulous David Salle, whose stunning, layered, multi-media paintings have been shown everywhere from Leo Castelli and Mary Boone to the Whitney and the Guggenheim, to create a commissioned watercolor portrait of the winning bidder. The sitting will take place at the artist’s convenience in New York City by May 2012. The image will be an 18” x 13″ watercolor on paper.
Estimated Value: $25,000

 

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Shirin Neshat

The award winning photographer and filmmaker, best known for her striking black and white images of women in the Middle East, will create a 30×40″ black and white photo portrait of the winning bidder.
Estimated Value: $70,000

 

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Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin with M/M Paris


Inez and Vinoodh have twice worked on commissioned portraits for Creative Time. This year they are offering a new and remarkable opportunity for one lucky bidder. Inez and Vinoodh will team up with longtime collaborators, Paris art and design duo M/M Paris, Michael Amzalag and Mathias Augustyniak, represented by Haunch of Venison. This collaborative work involves intricate, delicate ink drawing over a silver gelatin print, and has been shown at Air de Paris, Matthew Marks Gallery, and numerous publications, and produced for Balenciaga and Bjork The winning bidder will be photographed in New York by Inez and Vinoodh, with original artwork created on the print by M/M. This their first collaborative private commission.
Estimated value: $40,000

 

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McGough & McDermott



The artists will create a portrait of the winning bidder that appropriates the style of 1950s advertising photography. Winner will be styled and costumed accordingly and will receive a 24”x20″ Carbro print. Shoot will take place in New York City at the convenience of the artist by May 2012.
Estimated value $25,000-$35,000

 

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Kurt Cobain LP Set



This lot features a set of three LPs owned by iconic Nirvana superstar, Kurt Cobain—including his personal copies of two of Nirvana’s biggest singles: Made of yellow colored vinyl, the promotional single for the edited version of “Smells Like Teen Spirit” includes a B-side of previously unreleased Nirvana tracks, “Even in His Youth” and “Aneurysm.” The promotional single for “Come as You Are” is double sided. Plus, the set also features Cobain’s copy of Talking Heads: 77, an album that inspired him. This set is accompanied by a personal note from musician Courtney Love, whom we wish to thank for donating this extraordinary lot.

Estimated value: Priceless

 

 


Silent Auction:

Absentee bidding will open today! If you have any questions or would like to place a bid before April 20th, please contact Danielle at 212.206.6674, x212 or danielles@creativetime.org.

All works on paper are framed, thanks to the generous in-kind support of Chelsea Frames.

Auction Preview at Phillips de Pury and artnet Auctions

Leading up to Creative Time’s annual Spring Gala on May 5, selected works from the Gala Auction will be previewed in an exhibition at Phillips de Pury & Company’s downtown location, 450 West 15th Street in New York, from Friday, April 8 to Friday, April 22; M–F 10am–6pm. The works in the exhibition, including pieces by Yoko Ono, Cindy Sherman, Swoon, Aaron Young, and Louise Lawler, among others, is open to bids from the public via Creative Time’s Event and Membership Associate Director Danielle Schmidt.

Artnet Auctions will also feature highlights from the auction from April 20 through May 3, available for the public to bid on or purchase directly. artnet has generously waived its usual online fees for Creative Time auction bidders, making it even easier to place bids for your favorite works.

Featuring Work By:

Marina Abramović, Hernan Bas, Sanford Biggers, Marco Brambilla, Olaf Breuning, Delia Brown, Valentin Carron, Anne Chu, Anne Collier, Marc Dennis, Orly Genger, John Giorno, Wayne Gonzales, Louise Lawler, Robert Longo, Ryan McGinness, Erik Parker, Yoko Ono, Cindy Sherman, Swoon, Philip Taaffe, Aaron Young and others.

 

Moby

Moby
Destroyed, 2010
Digital C-Type Archival print on Luster paper, Edition 8/30
Print Size 16×20 inches, 20×24 framed
Courtesy of the Artist
Estimated Value: $850
Opening Bid: $425

 

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Erik Parker


Human Traffic, 2011
Acrylic paint and phosphorescent medium on canvas
9 x 12 inches
Courtesy of the artist
Estimated Value: $3,000
Opening Bid: $2,500

 

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Marina Abramović


Portrait with Falcon, 2010
C-Print
18 x 18 inches
Courtesy of the artist
Estimated Value: $2,500
Opening Bid: $2,000

 

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Nigel Barker


Frozen Cauldron, 2008
Photograph on Fine Art Archival Photo Paper
16 x 20 inches
Courtesy of the artist
Estimated Value: $2,500
Opening Bid: $2,000
Buy it Now: $3,250

 

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James Nares


Untitled, 2010
Oil on Paper
30 x 11 inches
Courtesy of the artist and Paul Kasmin Gallery
Estimated Value: 7,500
Opening Bid: $7,000

 

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John Giorno

You Got To Burn To Shine, 2011
Oil on canvas
8 x 8 inches
Courtesy of the artist and the Paula Cooper Gallery
Estimated Value: $3,500
Opening Bid: $3,000
Buy it now: $4,550

 

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Meg Webster

Cocoa, 2007
Cocoa, Jade adhesive on Arches paper
18 ¾ x 18 ¾ inches
Courtesy of the artist and Paula Cooper Gallery
Estimated Value: $5,500
Opening Bid: $5,000

 

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Sanford Biggers

Cheshire, 2010
Digital C-Print
24 x 34 inches
Courtesy of artist and Michael
Estimated Value: $2,200
Opening Bid: $1,700

 

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Anne Chu


Blue Jay Monotypes, 2010
Monotype on Paper
15 X 18 inches
Courtesy of the artist and 303 Gallery
Edition of 50 with 10 AP’s
AC 733
Estimated Value: $1,800
Opening Bid: $1,300

 

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Ryan McGinness


Untitled (Peripheral Drift Illusion), 2007
Silkscreen (edition of 50)
48 × 48 inches
Courtesy of the artist and Pace Prints
Estimated value: $5,000
Opening bid: $4,500

 

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Yoko Ono


Fly Box (Gallery 360 box edition), 2007
50 fly figures, 50 cards and envelopes in black box with a drawer
5.9 × 5.9 × 7.9 inches Edition 65 of 81, 7 on card, and numbered
Inv# YO 1424.65
Courtesy of the artist
Estimated value: $3,500
Opening Bid $3,000

 

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Cindy Sherman


Untitled (MP#Q), 2002/2004
Color photograph, AP 14/30
Image: 26 × 16 inches Paper: 38 1/2 × 29 1/2 inches
Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures
Estimated value: $2,500
Opening bid: $1,500

 

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Swoon


Alixa and Naima, 2010
Block print on mylar, coffee stained and hand painted
46 × 51 inches
Courtesy of the artist
Estimated Value: $8,500
Opening Bid: $3,000
Buy It Now:$11,050

 

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Olaf Breuning


The Brain Does What it Wants, 2007
Drawing
8.5 X 11 inches
Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures
Estimated Value: $2,000
Opening Bid: $1800
Buy It Now: $2,600

 

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Marc Dennis


Bird Thinking of a Cloud #28, 2010
Oil on Panel
9 × 11 inches
Courtesy of the artist
Estimated Value: $2,400
Opening Bid: $1900

 

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Wayne Gonzales


Untitled, 2011
Gouache on Paper
15 ¼ x18 inches
Courtesy of the artist and the Paula Cooper Gallery
Estimated Value: $5,000
Opening Bid: $4,500

 

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Aaron Young

Skidmark
Brass, Black Nickel Chrome, Rubber and Motor Oil, 2009
20 × 48 inches
Courtesy of the artist
Estimated Value: $10,000
Opening Bid: $5,000

 

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Marco Brambilla


Heaven
Ink jet print on archival paper
11 × 13 inches
Courtesy of the artist and Christopher Grimes Gallery
Estimated Value: $2,000
Opening Bid: $1,500

 

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Louise Lawler


Discernible Differences, 2008/2010
Digital Fujiflex and mat
5 × 7 inches, 16 3/4 × 14 ¼ inch frame
Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures
Edition of unique prints with a three-point shift in hue between editions
covering the full spectrum of the color wheel
Edition of 100, 11/20 AP (MP# P-23)
Estimated Value: $1500
Opening Bid: $1000
Buy It Now:$1,950

 

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Orly Genger


Untitled, 2011
Cast aluminum
13 × 6 × 4 inches
Courtesy of the artist, Gavlak Gallery, and Larissa Goldstone Gallery
Estimated value: $6,000
Opening Bid: $5,500

 

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Anne Collier


Double Exposure, 2011
C Print
14 6/16 × 16 1/2 inches
Courtesy of the artist and Anton Kern Gallery
Estimated Value: $1,500
Opening Bid: $800

 

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Valentin Carron

Grâce Surannée, 2011
Watercolor on paper, silver suspension and wooden box
16 X 12¾ inches, 18 ¼ x 14 ¼ X 1¾ inches (box)
Courtesy of the artist, 303 Gallery, New York, and Galerie Eva Presenhuber
AG, Zurich
Estimated Value: $4,250
Opening Bid: $3,500
Buy It Now: $5,525

 

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Delia Brown

The Yellow Room, 2011
Oil on wood
9 × 18 inches
Courtesy of the artist
Estimated Value: $18,000
Opening Bid: $1,000

 

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Hernan Bas


The Albino in the Moonlight Garden, 2010
Lithograph ed. 23/60
29.92 × 22.05 inches
Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupin
Estimated Value: $1,300
Opening Bid: $800

 

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Robert Longo, Et In Arcadia Ego

Et In Arcadia Ego, 2010
Digital Pigment Print
22 x 34 inches
Courtesy of the artist
Estimated Value: $3,500
Opening Bid: $3,000

 

 

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Robert Longo, Untitled (Ophelia)

Untitled (Ophelia), 2005
Giclee Print
15 x 15 inches
Courtesy of the artist
Estimated Value: $3,000
Opening Bid: $2,500

 

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Justen Ladda


Redblue Mirror, 2011
Mixed Media on Cedar Wood
33 x 10 inches
Courtesy of the artist
Estimated Value: $7000
Opening Bid: $6000

 

 

Kamrooz Aram

From the series 7000 years
Medium Collage on Paper, 2010
17 x 14 inches
Courtesy of the artist
Estimated Value: $2,500
Opening Bid: $2,000

 

 

Philip Taaffe

Deltos, 2007
Mixed medium on paper
10.5 x 9.25 inches
Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian Gallery
Estimated Value: $10,000
Opening Bid: $10,000

 

 

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