Jack Bush world record broken three times at Christie's


2015-06-26 13:22:06


Jack Bush world record broken three times at Christie's

Three out of four Jack Bush artworks bring consecutive world records for the artist at auction

Abstract artworks by Canadian painter Jack Bush (1909-1977) set three consecutive world record prices at Christie's on July 17.

Jack Bust world recordJack Bushs most valuable painting to date: Red Side Right (Right Side Red)

The 1966 canvas January Reds crossed the auction block first, bringing $219,750. Next came the 1965 work Pink Blossom, which sold for $363,750 - the first of the record-breaking lots.

A whimsical work entitled Pink and Orange (Pinched Orange) brought $387,750, and finally 1965's Red Side Right (Right Side Red) sold for $603,750.

The previous $267,000 world record priceas achieved in May 2012 by Bush's work Glide.

All the canvases sold with substantial increases on their estimates. Red Side Right (Right Side Red) sold with a 1,107.5% increase on its $50,000 top estimate.

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