Monday, October 29, 2007


Good news from Webb’s 16 October Contemporary Art auction report.

hunger for the new
never get old
full house
air of anticipation
excellent results
significant recent pieces
more established artists
budding masters-to-be
new auction records.
Outstanding results
close in the stakes
cards alight
hitting upper estimate
swept through the bidding
nudging constraints aside
come out ahead
iconic cut out
epic shaped work
top results of the night
leapt over their higher estimates
fared well
positively dwarfing expectation
flew gracefully
healthy bid
Never before have there been over 40 new artists offered on the secondary market in one auction
the successful results
a proven demand
fresh and exciting art
pushed over her expected upper limit
make their mark
irrefutably peculiar
mesmerising paint-skin masterpiece