Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: David Hammonds work, $1.2 million+, Heritage
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
Feed Folks, 1974 – a mixed media work by David Hammonds that, along with another artwork was once traded with the artist for a Volkswagen Beetle – sold for a little more than $1.2 million at a Modern & Contemporary Art Auction held May 31 by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. Also, a vibrant untitled work from 1988 by Sam Francis realized $515,000; Francis’s Bright Saddle (1985) went for $257,000; and Story of Golden Apple vs. History of Siren’s Appeal (1994), by Lui Liu, went for $149,000. All prices include the buyer’s premium.