Mr.

Life is Love

Found at Christies, Shanghai
20th/21st Century Art Sale, Lot 44
24. Sep - 24. Sep 2023
Estimate: 200.000 - 400.000 HKD
Price realised: 327.600 HKD
MR. (B. 1969)
Life is Love
signed and dated ‘MR. 2013’ (lower right)
acrylic, watercolour and pen on paper
41.5 x 31.5 cm. (16 3/8 x 12 3/8 in.)
Painted in 2013

Auction result well in line with expectations

In September this year Christies in Shanghai held the auction 20th/21st Century Art Sale, which included the work Life is Love by Mr.. The price achieved of HKD 327,600.00 (€ 39,526.19) was within expectations - the estimate range had previously been set by the auction house as HKD 200,000.00 – 400,000.00. Of course, this price has nothing to do with the top prices that other works by Mr. achieve. The highest price we have observed so far was reached by the work Exercising My Telekinetic Powers (Painted In 2012) in April this year with an auction result of HKD 4,560,000.00 (€ 4,656,652.17).

Auktionsergebnis im Rahmen der Erwartungen

Im September diesen Jahres führte Christies in Shanghai die Auktion 20th/21st Century Art Sale durch, in der auch die Arbeit Life is Love von Mr. zur Versteigerung kam. Der dabei erzielte Preis von HKD 327.600,00 (€ 39.526,19) lag im Rahmen der Erwartungen – die Schätzpreisspanne war von dem Auktionshaus zuvor mit HKD 200.000,00 – 400.000,00 angegeben worden. Dieser Preis hat freilich nichts mit den Spitzenpreisen zu tun, die andere Arbeiten von Mr. erzielen. Den höchsten von uns bisher beobachteten Preis erreichte die Arbeit Exercising My Telekinetic Powers (Painted In 2012) im April diesen Jahres mit einem Auktionsergebnis von HKD 4.560.000,00 (€ 4.656.652,17).

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