Sotheby Contemporary Record

Sotheby's in London achieved its highest total ever for a sale of Contemporary Art, auctioning 54 works of art for a total of 15.3 million pounds. The top lot of the sale was Lucio Fontana's 'Concetto Spaziale of 1963'', from La Fine Di Dio series, which sold for just over 1 million pounds. Executed over an eighteen month period of enlightened, mature expression between 1963 and 1964 - when Fontana was at the peak of his creative powers - this work epitomise the dynamic complexity and spirituality of his oeuvre. For the full story - click the title Irish Art