Interesting Lots: October Results

Lot 397: Saturday @ Phillips, October 25th
BARRY MCGEE
Untitled, 1997
Acrylic and spraypaint on wood. 48 x 120 x 3/4 in. (121.9 x 304.8 x 1.9 cm).
ESTIMATE $12,000-18,000

FAILED TO REACH ESTIMATE.

By the look of the lots featured in this post, you would not think that there has been a huge correction in the street ‘urban’ art market, well there has.  Most of the pieces covered in Interesting Lots hit their estimates or exceeded expectation but, on a whole these are rarities.  I will cover this months auctions more in depth tomorrow, but for today, have a look at some of the winners and unfortunately the McGee above that was orphaned once again.

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personal audience

London based artist Chris O’Shea created this amazing installation where everyone has an audience. This is only one of many interesting works he has created.
Audience from Chris O’Shea on Vimeo.

Monday Stam-ina

Model Jessica stam in the flesh.

Picture of the Day

Glenn O’Brien on Credit

Some brilliance to carry you through the weekend.  You must read

Artorialust:Contained

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Just off bowery in an Anonymous basement El Toro found a flock of Birds.

Anonymous Gallery

Reminisce Over This

Ice Cube, Check Yo Self, 1992

Create your own Muppets

This is awesome.  Create your own Muppets online through FAO Schwartz and have it made into a tangible object. $90

north face do not apply

Oversized puffer jackets were all the rage……. sometime ago. I am not a huge fan of the jacket but if it comes in (Black & White Gray) then I will take it.  Isaia, an Italian design, has come up with a puffer jacket that dose not look so puffy. Available at Barneys(=$$$) I hope someone knocks it off.

History of the Box

Looking for something to fill your friday? Check out pocketcalculatorshow. A huge assortment of classic boombox’s from one extreme to another.

Lunchtime Laughter

beyond the box

Check out Beyond the Box, a show about people who do their own remodeling and save money while doing it.  I have only watched one episode but it definitely makes you want to own your own place even more.

A Slideshow about Tina Fey’s Tits

It’s Friday and this is good subject matter.

Leon Reid IV talk at Brooklynite Gallery

Leon Reid IV of famed duo Darius & Downey will speak tonight at the Brooklynite Gallery.  If you have not already picked up the book The Adventures of Darius & Downey, do so.  Then take the book with you to the talk and get it signed.  8pm

Mommies Little Monsters

I love these scary little animal figures. Silva’s work is amazing. Silva B “Le petit monde 2007 lambskin on synthetic material, human hair,eye lashes, paint, clothing, leather shoes, on painted base. She has an upcoming show 15 November 2008 – 11 January 2009 at GEM, Museum of contemporary art, The Hague.

Morning Dose of Awesome

picture of the day

photographed by Romain B James(from Paris)

A look inside Saturday @ Phillips

For all those bidding on the phone/internet or just unable to be in Manhattan, I snapped some shots of the important work inside this Saturday’s Saturday @ Phillips Auction.  It should be exciting as the NY Art Book Fair coincides in the same arena, bringing lots of traffic.  After the jump, visual evidence.

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Bread & Honey

Bread & Honey is a really relaxing blog about food.

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