Christopher Wool

Untitled (Riot)

Found at Sothebys, New York
Contemporary Art Evening Auction, Lot 7
12. May - 12. May 2015
Estimate: 12.000.000 - 18.000.000 USD
Price realised: 29.930.000 USD
Christopher Wool
B. 1955
UNTITLED (RIOT)
signed, dated 1990 and numbered W14 on the reverse
enamel on aluminum
108 x 72 in. 274.3 x 182.9 cm.
Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York | Acquired by the present owner from the above in June 1991

A top price for Christopher Wool

The work Untitled (Riot) by Christopher Wool was auctioned at Sothebys in New York in May 2015. It achieved a price of USD 29,930,000 (€ 27,223,940), exceeding the upper end of the estimate range by 66%. This high result makes Untitled (Riot) the most expensive artwork by Christopher Wool that we have observed at auctions so far.

Ein Spitzenpreis für Christopher Wool

Die Arbeit Untitled (Riot) von Christopher Wool kam im Mai 2015 bei Sothebys in New York zur Auktion. Sie erzielte dabei einen Preis von USD 29.930.000 (€ 27.223.940) und übertraf damit das obere Ende der Schätzpreisspanne um 66%. Dieses hohe Ergebnis macht Untitled (Riot) zu dem teuersten Kunstwerk von Christopher Wool, das wir bisher bei Auktionen beobachtet haben.

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