announced the sale of works from Albion Barn, the renowned exhibition space situated in Oxfordshire. Land, Sea, Sky features works from a number of the collecting categories Phillips is proud to represent, including Editions, Photos, Design, and 20th Century and Contemporary Art. An ode to the surrounding countryside in which Albion Barn is situated, the works presented in this sale intersect with the landscape, presenting themes of nature and finding synergy with our environment. The carefully curated selection of objects, artworks and sculptures gathered by Albion Barn owner Michael Hue-Williams over the last decade showcase works by pinnacle international figures in art including James Turrell, Grayson Perry and David Adjaye, alongside exceptional works of design by the late Zaha Hadid and the Campana Brothers. All but one of the 68 cross-category works will be offered online with no reserve on Phillips.com from 17-24 June.
Matt Langton, Senior Specialist, 20th Century & Contemporary Art, said, We are honoured to be offering a selection of works from the personal collection of gallerist and publisher Michael Hue-Williams. For over 30 years, Michael has supported and championed many respected artists, designers and architects. From his first gallery on Old Bond Street to the idyllic Albion Barn in Oxfordshire, Michaels passion and inimitable style has forged a programme of profound and thoughtful exhibitions. Land, Sea, Sky represents Michaels singular vision and tells the deeply personal story of his affinity with this group of artists and objects that they have created.
The Albion Barn collection spans a vast spectrum of contemporary artists, designers and sculptors and keeps, at its core, a focus on the natural world. Included amongst the highlight landscape works to be offered in Land, Sea, Sky are works by Tony Bevan, Jaume Plensa, Richard Woods, and Susan Derges. At a time in which so many have begun to reflect on the value of appreciating and reconnecting with nature, Phillips presents to the public a chance to view and collect from this extraordinary group of works.
Ian McKeever, Day Painting Tuesday 10.11.99, 1999. Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000
Grayson Perry, Selfie with Political Causes, 2018. Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000
Richard Woods, Wooden Cloud (AL), 2014. Estimate: £2,000 3,000
Tony Bevan, Wall, 1998. Estimate: £30,000 50,000
Jaume Plensa, Sun-Moon, 2001. Estimate: £12,000 18,000
Fernando Campana and Humberto Campana, Panda Puff Stool, 2010. Estimate: £8,000 12,000
David Adjaye, Type I Giza, 2007. Estimate: £12,000 18,000
Edmund de Waal, Two Porcelain Pots, unknown. Estimate: £4,000 6,000
James Turrell, Crater Bowl and Survey Net, 1992. Estimate: £10,000 15,000