Sotheby's International Auction House very successfully auctioned the original 2007 Ralfonso fully functional kinetic sculpture prototype (48cm) for the 10m (33ft) tall DANCE WITH THE WIND Kinetic Sculpture installed for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China.
The sale took place on March 3rd, 2016 at their CONTEMPORARY CURATED auction at their New York headquarters and due to high interest in the room and from abroad achieved a sales price in excess of the high estimate of USD 18,000.
Here shown at the Sotheby's pre-exhibition:
TO SEE DETAILS OF THE SALE AT NY SOTHEBY CONTEMPORARY CURATED AUCTION:
Sotheby’s is delighted to present our Contemporary Curated auction, the foremost destination for new collectors and established clients to acquire accessibly priced works by leading artists of the postwar and contemporary periods. The Contemporary Curated sale coincides with New York’s Armory Arts Week, when top collectors travel to New York for the art fairs, gallery openings and auctions. Highlights of this sale include works by Sam Francis, Ken Price, Andy Warhol, Josef Albers and Joan Mitchell, among others.