Adrian Ghenie, Nickelodeon, 2008

Adrian Ghenie's haunting Nickelodeon sold for a staggering £7.1 million against an estimate of £1-1.5 million to a European bidder on the phone. Romanian Ghenie, who is represented by Pace, presented the Romanian Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015.


Imi Knoebel, Grace Kelly, 1989

German minimalist and abstract artist Knoebel's striking Grace Kelly sold for £365 000. Knoebel is considered as one of the leading German artists of the post-war period, continuing Kazimir Malevich's notion of ''pure perception'' through the exploration of form, colour and material.


Lucy McKenzie, Olga Korbut, 1998

Lucy McKenzie's interpretation of the Russian gymnast sold for more than 10 times its pre-sale estimate of £30 000 as it reached an incredible £317 000. Glasgow-born McKenzie first rose to fame when she won the EAST award at EASTinternational in 1999 when she was selected by Peter Doig and Roy Arden.


Albert Oehlen, Untitled (Statue of Liberty), 1989

Oehlen's radical interpretation of Lady Liberty snatched £1.3 million. Inspired by the process of painting, Oehlen's work is influenced by other German painters including Georg Baselitz, Sigmar Polke and Gerhard Richter.


Henry Taylor, Walking with Vito, 2008

Henry Taylor's Walking with Vito double its estimated as it sold for £137 000. Interest in Taylor has soared thanks to shows currently at Los Angeles and New York gallery Blum & Poe. His works capture his family and lovers, as well as icons of black history including athletes and important figures from African-American social history.