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Kingly Auction 2018

The Kingly Treasures 2018

León Gallery invites you to The Kingly Treasures 2018 Opening Cocktails, Auction and Preview.

Auction:
Saturday | December 1, 2018
2:00 PM

Cocktails:
Wednesday | November 28, 2018
6:00 PM

Venue:
G/F Eurovilla 1 Rufino corner Legazpi Streets Legazpi Village, Makati City Philippines

Preview:
November 24 – 30, 2018
9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

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www.leon-gallery.com | info@leon-gallery.com | +632 856-27-81

Nam June Paik in Manila

October 29, 2018

León Gallery International collaborates with Gagosian Gallery By A&M

Nam June Paik, ‘One Candleʼ, 1989. Image courtesy of León Gallery International.

León Gallery International is holding the first dedicated exhibition of works by visionary Korean artist Nam June Paik (1932-2006) in the Philippines from 22 October to 30 November 2018.

‘Nam June Paik in Manilaʼ is presented in collaboration with Gagosian Gallery, which has represented the artistʼs estate since 2015. It showcases 24 works made by Paik — widely regarded as a pioneer in video art — between 1983 to 2005. Highlights include ‘TV Buddhaʼ (1976), which shows a statue of a sitting Buddha looking at his own image on closed-circuit TV, ‘One Candleʼ (1989), a burning candle placed within a TV casing that is filmed by a video camera then projected onto the walls, and ‘Bakelite Robotʼ (2002), a human-like figure fashioned from vintage Bakelite radios.

Nam June Paik, ‘Bakelite Robotʼ, 2002, one-channel video installation with 4 14.2cm LCD monitors, 2 10.2cm LCD colour monitors, coloured electric lights, 92 x 92 x 19.7cm. Image courtesy of Gagosian Gallery. Speaking about the exhibition, Gallery Director Jaime Ponce de León revealed that it came about through conversations between Ken Hakuta, the executor of the late artistʼs estate and Magdalina Juntilla, Manager of León Gallery International.

He also noted that all the works in the exhibition are for sale, with prices available upon request, and indicated his optimism about the showʼs reception in the Philippine capital. “The thriving Manila art market is ripe for the showing of great international art,” says de León. “The intellectual curiosity is there, coupled with collectors who are increasingly willing to spend on international art.” Next year, a major retrospective is planned for the artist at the Tate Modern with San Francisco Museum. Titled ‘Nam June Paik: The Future is Nowʼ, it is slated to open in October 2019.

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Nam June Paik In Manila: Opening

October 22, 2018

U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Y. Kim, Nick Sumonovic (Managing Director, Gagosian Asia), Ken Hakuta (Nam June Paik estate), Jon Hoffman (curator), Jaime Ponce de Leon (León Gallery International), Lina Juntilla (León Gallery International), Lisa Guerrero Nakpil (León Gallery International) and Marcel Crespo officially opened Nam June Paik in Manila at León Gallery International with One For Violin performance.

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Nam June Paik: Press Launch

October 9, 2018

León Gallery International press lunch presents NAM JUNE PAIK IN MANILA in collaboration with Gagosian, happening on October 22, 2018 at its newest premises at the ground floor, Corinthian Plaza, 121 Paseo de Roxas, Makati, Metro Manila.

Nam June Paik in Manila will feature 24 pieces from 1983 to 2005, including several iconic objects that blur the lines between art and technology, the past and the future, philosophy, fame, and commercialism.

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Leon Exchange Online Auction 9

Leon Exchange Online Auction 9

León Gallery’s 9th Online Auction
 
AUCTION:
Day 1: October 19 2018 | Friday | 11:00 AM
Day 2: October 20 2018 | Saturday | 11:00 AM
León Gallery, La Fuerza Plaza, 2241 Chino Roces Ave, Makati, Philippines
 
PREVIEW:
16 – 20 OCTOBER 2018 | 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
 
León Gallery, La Fuerza Plaza, 2241 Chino Roces Ave, Makati, Philippines
 
Register and bid at www.leonexchange.com
Leon Gallery Auction 2018

The Magnificent September Auction 2018

In partnership with the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD)
Leon Gallery is delighted to announce The Magnificent September Auction 2018 on the 8th of September highlighting an impressive collection of works from the best and finest in Philippine art and antiques. Leading the sale is this early work Untitled (Circus) done in the 1990’s by contemporary master Mark Justiniani, considered his earliest forays into his magical realism. Other important works from Fernando Amorsolo, Fernando Zóbel, Vicente Manansala, Alfonso Ossorio and other important modern and contemporary masters are well represented in this historic sale. We invite you to be part of this unforgettable sale on Saturday, September 8, 2018.
 
AUCTION: 
Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 2:00 PM
 
PREVIEW: 
September 1 – 7, 2018 
9:00AM – 7:00 PM
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Leon Exchange Online Auction 8

León Gallery’s 7th Online Auction
 
AUCTION:
Day 1: July 27 2018 | Friday | 11:00 AM
Day 2: July 28 2018 | Saturday | 11:00 AM
 
PREVIEW: 21 – 27 July 2018 | 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
 
G/F Eurovilla 1, Rufino corner Legazpi Street, Legazpi Village, Makati, Philippines
 

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Leon Gallery Auction 2018

The Spectacular Mid-Year Auction 2018

AUCTION: 
Saturday | June 9, 2018 | 2:00 PM
 
PREVIEW: 
June 2-8, 2018 
9:00AM – 7:00 PM
 
 
It was a historic Spectacular Mid-Year Auction 2018 with several world records established across the centuries — from the 19th to the 20th, and our present Millennium.

Fernando Amorsolo’s “Under the Mango Tree”, (Lot 19) which once belonged to the Conde de Peracamps, achieved a world record for an Amorsolo at P46,720,000, besting a previous international record by several millions. It is believed by Amorsolo’s daughter, Sylvia A. Lazo, to be the first of its kind of this lyrical theme, since it was created in 1931.

The very rare “At River’s Bend” by Lorenzo Guerrero (Lot 46), believed to be ca. 1868 or the year that he would travel down the Pasig to court his wife, fetched P17,520,000.

Roberto Chabet and his protegé Marciano Galang each scored benchmarks. Chabet’s “Blind Window” (1964) in the Texas School Book Depositary, from where Lee Harvey Oswald felled JFK, brought in P9,344,000. Marciano “Mars” Galang was one of the first 13 Artists to be named by Chabet in 1970 and his sparely elegant abstract “Morning Calm” (1979) established a record P2,102,400.
 
Mark Justiniani’s ironic “Ang Hari (The King)” (1998) reeled in a world record for this artist at P6,424,000.

Florencio B. Concepcion’s masterful Abstract (2003) accomplished a world record of P2,336,000.

The Arnedo Table (1880s) attained a total P7,600,000.

Lastly, José Rizal’s Untitled Bas-Relief “The Filipino” (Ca. 1892-1896) reaped P17,500,000.
Leon Exchange 2018

Leon Exchange Online Auction

León Gallery’s 7th Online Auction
 
AUCTION:
Session 1: April 27 2018 | Friday | 2:00 PM
Session 2: April 28 2018 | Saturday | 2:00 PM
 
PREVIEW: 23 – 26 April 2018 | 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
 
G/F Eurovilla 1, Rufino corner Legazpi Street, Legazpi Village, Makati, Philippines

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The Asian Cultural Council Art Auction 2018 Results

We would like to thank all participants who took part of The Asian Cultural Council Art Auction 2018.
 
Top Hammer Prices as follows:
• Jose Joya
Space Transfiguration
Starting Bid : Php 22,000,000
HP + BP : Php 112,128,000
 
•  Vicente Manansala (1910 – 1981)
Tres Marias
Starting Bid : Php 16,000,000
HP + BP : Php 28,032,000
 
 
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Leon Exchange Online Auction 6

León Gallery’s 6th Online Auction
Auction: 20 January 2018 | 11:00 AM

Preview: 18-19 January 2018 | 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
G/F Eurovilla 1, Rufino corner Legazpi Street, Legazpi Village, Makati, Philippines.

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Leon Gallery Auction 2017

The Kingly Treasures 2017 Results

Auction World Records
Leon Gallery is pleased to announce the results of the Kingly Treasures Auction 2017.  

• The letters of Jose Rizal, the first in auction history, sold for a total of P 10,044,800 making it the highest recorded sale for ephemera in the Philippines.
• Vicente Manansala’s Market Scene which sold for P 32,704,000 
• Isabelo Tampinco — The Settee of Maximo Viola — which sold for P 5,840,000 
 
We thank you all very much for being part of this historic sale. We shall see you at the Asian Cultural Council Art Auction on March 3, 2018.
Leon Gallery Auction 2017

The Kingly Treasures 2017

León Gallery cordially invites you to be part of The Kingly Treasures 2017.
 

AUCTION:
Saturday | December 2, 2017 | 2:00 PM

PREVIEW:
November 25 – December 1, 2017 | 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Leon Gallery International Manila

G/F Corinthian Plaza, 121 1229, Paseo de Roxas,
Legazpi Village, Makati, Metro Manila.

Leon Gallery International USA

475 Mountain Home Rd. Woodside,
CA 94062 USA.