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Artnet Top Ten
3/21/03


In anticipation of Damien Hirst's retrospective opening the new Saatchi Gallery in London next month, the Artnet Top Ten gives you the ten highest prices paid at auction for works by Hirst. The list is based on the Artnet Fine Art Auctions Database, and prices include the auction-house premium.
       
 
     
 
1.
In Love -- Out of Love
1998
house paint with butterflies on canvas
ca. 48 x 96 in.
Phillips New York
Nov. 13, 2000
est. $400,000-$600,000
sold for $750,500
 
     
 
2.
Out of Sight, Out of Mind
1991
mixed media sculpture with glass, steel, two cow heads, formaldehyde solution
18 x 33 x 18 in.
Phillips New York
May 18, 2000
est. $300,000-$400,000
sold for $552,500
 
     
 
3.
Beauty Is in the Eye of the Beholder
1998
house paint with butterflies on canvas
84 x 84 in.
Sotheby's New York
Nov. 12, 2002
est. $500,000-$700,000
sold for $537,500
 
     
 
4.
Dead Ends Dies Out, Examined
1993
cigarette butts in glass and wood vitrine
ca. 59 x 96 x 5 in.
Phillips New York
Nov. 13, 2000
est. $300,000-$400,000
sold for $508,500
 
     
 
5.
Oo You Are Lovely
1998
house paint with butterflies on canvas
48 x 48 in.
Christie's London
Feb. 5, 2003
150,000-200,000 ($241,545-$322,061)
sold for 248,650 ($408,292)
 
     
 
6.
My Way
1990-91
mixed mediums with steel, glass, drug bottles
54 x 40 x 9 in.
Christie's New York
Nov. 16, 1999
est. $250,000-$350,000
sold for $354,500
 
     
 
7.
Amphotericin b
1993
gloss paint on canvas
120 x 132 in.
Sotheby's New York
May 17, 2000
est. $250,000-$350,000
sold for $335,750
 
     
 
8.
Calcium Gluconate Injection
1992
house paint on canvas
92 x 108 in.
Phillips, de Pury & Luxembourg New York
May 14,2 001
est. $300,000-$350,000
sold for $332,500
 
     
 
9.
Aminoantipyrine
1992
house paint on canvas
80 x 88 in.
Sotheby's London
Feb. 7, 2001
est. 200,000-300,000 ($297,929-$446,894)
sold for 223,500 ($326,087)
 
     
 
10.
God
1989
mixed mediums with steel, glass, drug bottles
ca. 55 x 41 x 9 in.
Christie's London
Apr. 22, 1998
est. 40,000-60,000 ($67,001-$100,502)
sold for 188,500 ($315,692)
 
 
 
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