Moshekwa Langa

Reconstruction (Multiple Marriages):  A Diptych

Found at Sothebys, New York
Passion + Transmission: International Contemporary Art from the CAP Collection, Lot 86
7. Mar - 7. Mar 2013
Estimate: 8.000 - 12.000 USD
Price realised: 7.500 USD
Moshekwa Langa
B.1975
RECONSTRUCTION (MULTIPLE MARRIAGES):  A DIPTYCH
signed and dated 2000 on the reverse
maps, adhesive tape, tracing paper, acrylic and Indian ink on plastic bag, in 2 parts
i. 64 by 69 1/2 in. 162.6 by 176.5 cm.
ii. 70 1/2 by 64 in. 179 by 162.6 cm.
Bernier/Eliades, Athens | Acquired by the present owner from the above

Auction result misses estimated price range

This work of art by Moshekwa Langa could be acquired at Sothebys in New York in March 2013 for an unexpectedly low price. In the Passion + Transmission: International Contemporary Art from the CAP Collection auction, the work Reconstruction (Multiple Marriages):  A Diptych changed hands for USD 7,500.00 (€ 5,852.06) - missing the lower end of the estimate range of USD 8,000.00 – 12,000.00. Other works by Moshekwa Langa have also sold for higher prices; the highest price we have seen at auction so far was achieved in November 2017 by the work Landscape I at GBP 8,750.00 (€ 9,932.55).

Auktionsergebnis verfehlt die Schätzpreisspanne

Dieses Kunstwerk von Moshekwa Langa konnte im März 2013 bei Sothebys in New York für einen unerwartet niedrigen Preis ersteigert werden. In der Auktion Passion + Transmission: International Contemporary Art from the CAP Collection wechselte die Arbeit Reconstruction (Multiple Marriages):  A Diptych für USD 7.500,00 (€ 5.852,06) den Besitzer – und verfehlte damit das untere Ende der Schätzpreisspanne von USD 8.000,00 – 12.000,00. Andere Arbeiten von Moshekwa Langa wurden auch schon teurer gehandelt; den höchsten Preis, den wir bisher bei Auktionen beobachten konnten, erzielte im November 2017 die Arbeit Landscape I mit GBP 8.750,00 (€ 9.932,55).

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