Wright is the premier auction house specializing in modern and contemporary design. Wright was founded in 2000 by Richard Wright, whom with more than 30 years of experience is widely recognized as the expert in modern design. Since its founding in 2000, Wright has sold more than 40,000 lots across the spectrum of 20th and 21st century art and design and has pioneered whole fields of collecting, transforming the market for modern design. Rooted in their history of selling architect designed furniture from Frank Lloyd Wright to Frank Gehry, Wright introduced the sale of Important Architecture at auction. Wright has successfully sold Pierre Koenig’s Case Study House 21, offered Louis Kahn’s Esherick House to wide acclaim and brought the Empire State Building archive to auction.

Wright champions the preservation of Modern Architecture in America and has a unique niche in the architecture market. Beginning with their very first sale, Wright has continuously handled art of the 20th century. From Bertoia to Warhol, Wright has presented fine art of the past century at auction with strong and dependable results and holds a distinctive place within the market. Through their catalogs, photography, website, essays and curated sales, Wright embraces the creative spirit of design and constantly strives to present works in innovative, fresh and informative ways. Coupled with Wrights expertise, their creativity allows them to approach things differently further distinguishing Wright within the auction industry

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Objects "Wright"

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Realised prices "Wright "

Sofa, model 2165
Milo Baughman\nSofa, model 2165\nThayer Coggin\nUSA, 1968\nrosewood, chrome-plated steel, upholstery\n84 w x 34 d x 24 h inches\n\nEstimate: $2,000–3,000\n result: $6,875 Wright
Sold with inventory label from the estate of the original owner.\n\nacrylic and mixed media on jute Wright
Barstools, set of four
Vista of California\nBarstools, set of four\nUSA, 1950s\nteak, enameled steel\n15.5 w x 16 d x 33 h inches\n\nEstimate: $1,500–2,000\n result: $2,223 Wright
Eliza's Big Dark Question floor lamp
This lamp is a variation of the Question Mark lamp series inspired by the questions of Mozer's daughter Eliza.\n\npatinated aluminum Wright
Protest with Flag
Leon Bibel (1912-1995)\nProtest with Flag\nUSA, 1942\nwatercolor, pen, ink on paperwatercolor, pen, ink on paper\n7.75 h x 10.25 w inches\n\nEstate stamp. Framed. Wright

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Wright Chicago
1440 W Hubbard
Chicago, IL 60642
T 312 563 0020
F 312 563 0040
Wright New York
980 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10075
T 212 585 0200
F 312 563 0040