Simon’s World . . . On Instagram

Check out what Simon de Pury's been looking at lately.

10
View Slideshow
0/0
Urs Fischer #ursfischer #gavinbrown
Photo: Instagram/@simondepury
Jeff Koons #jeffkoons #gazingball #charity #projectperpetual #kelly #birkin #hermes @projperpetual @officialjeffkoons @jeffkoonsstudio @hermes #miesvanderrohe #seagrams Project Perpetual has teamed up with Jeff Koons who has created this unique (uneditioned) new sculpture based on Picasso's blue period masterpiece 'La Soupe' which will be sold at auction tonight to raise funds and facilitate advocacy for global childhood vaccination #depurydepury @nadinejohnsonpr @andyboosejr
Photo: Instagram/@simondepury
George Condo #georgecondo #perskarstedt
Photo: Instagram/@simondepury
Ed Ruscha #edruscha #smash #sideview #christies
Photo: Instagram/@simondepury
Takashi Murakami (detail) #takashimurakami #gagosian
Photo: Instagram/@simondepury
Takashi Murakami #takashimurakami #gagosian
Photo: Instagram/@simondepury
#virgin #sladearchitecture
Photo: Instagram/@simondepury
Louise Bourgeois #louisebourgeois #cheimread
Photo: Instagram/@simondepury
Photo: Instagram/@simondepury
Photo: Instagram/@simondepury

Take a peek into the life of auctioneer, collector, and artnet News columnist Simon de Pury. Via his Instagram, he will be sharing a bit of glamour and a bit of excitement with us—whether he’s trotting the globe or on the scene closer to home.

Wondering what kind of art Simon’s been viewing lately? Look no further, because he’s got it all carefully cataloged on his famous Instagram feed. Takashi Murakami’s madcap paintings and shiny, multimedia sculptures at Gagosian garnered three separate shots, each better than the next. A gorgeous silver Louise Bourgeois sculpture at Cheim & Read, an Urs Fischer painting at Gavin Brown’s enterprise, and a George Condo at Skarstedt also got the Instagram treatment.

de Pury also documented in detail his evening as a Birkin bag auctioneer for Project Perpetual, which you can read all about here. Suffice it to say, he was able to sell a Picasso-inspired Jeff Koons sculpture featuring two prominently-placed designer handbags for a cool $4 million to an unknown buyer.


Follow Artnet News on Facebook:


Want to stay ahead of the art world? Subscribe to our newsletter to get the breaking news, eye-opening interviews, and incisive critical takes that drive the conversation forward.

Share