Yayoi Kusama

Untitled (Nets)

Found at Phillips, New York Auction
20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale, Lot 11
18. May - 18. May 2022
Estimate: 5.000.000 - 7.000.000 USD
Price realised: 10.496.000 USD
signed and dated "KUSAMA 1959" on the reverse
oil on canvas
51 1/2 x 45 7/8 in. (130.8 x 116.5 cm)
Painted in 1959, this work is accompanied by a registration card issued by Yayoi Kusama Studio Inc.

A top price for Yayoi Kusama

The work Untitled (Nets) by Yayoi Kusama was sold in the 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale auction at Phillips in New York in May this year. The »bidding war« ended at USD 10,496,000 (€ 9,781,008), 50% above the upper estimate. With this result, Untitled (Nets) is even the most expensive work of art by Yayoi Kusama that we have observed at auctions so far.

Ein Spitzenpreis für Yayoi Kusama

Die Arbeit Untitled (Nets) von Yayoi Kusama wurde im Mai diesen Jahres in der Auktion 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale bei Phillips in New York versteigert. Das »Bietergefecht« endete beim Preis von USD 10.496.000 (€ 9.781.008) und damit 50% über dem oberen Schätzpreis. Mit diesem Ergebnis ist Untitled (Nets) sogar das teuerste Kunstwerk von Yayoi Kusama, das wir bisher bei Auktionen beobachtet haben.

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