Modern Magazine

Magdalene Odundo,  Untitled , 2000. Courtesy Phillips.

Magdalene Odundo, Untitled, 2000. Courtesy Phillips.

Behind the Numbers was a regular column on the modern design market for Modern magazine, in which I highlighted exceptional works achieving unexpected auction results. I used design history and market insights to place the objects in a larger cultural context and shed light on the sale price. 

Behind the Numbers: A Kem Webber Cocktail Shaker

Behind the Numbers: A Meret Oppenheim Traccia Table

Behind the Numbers: A Sheila Hicks Wall Hanging

Behind the Numbers: A Magdalene Odundo Vase