ONLINE AUCTION

Contemporary Art


September 26 - October 1

Our first Contemporary Art auction of the fall features a mix of collecting categories and a wide range of media, including painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture.

Highlights include work by Kent Monkman, Edward Burtynsky, Chris Cran, Wanda Koop, Steve Driscoll, Rodney Graham, Philip Iverson, Mara Korkola, Kevin Sonmor and James Lahey—an excellent opportunity to collect work by Canadian powerhouses.

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KARIN BUBAŠ
IVY HOUSE, WASHER, 2003
Estimate $1,500-$2,500

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ONLINE AUCTION

SNAP Photography Auction


OCTOBER 3 - 8

This auction represents Winners and Jury Selections from SNAP’s Annual Photo Competition. These contemporary, lens-based works are selected from among hundreds of entries by a jury of talented professionals in the fields of photography, printing and framing.

Proceeds from this auction will support ACT (AIDS Committee of Toronto) in its mission to reduce new HIV infections in Toronto, and promote the independence, dignity, health and well-being of people living with HIV and AIDS and those at increased risk of HIV.

Please note items in this auction are offered under the Terms and Conditions of SNAP 

Waddington’s is a proud sponsor of this auction.

Leah den Bok
DUFFY
SNAP 2019 Photo Competition Winner

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ONLINE AUCTION

It's Elemental: Line and Colour in Contemporary Art


OCTOBER 24 - 29

A beautifully cohesive auction with expressive works by established artists, “It’s Elemental” focuses on the intersection of line and colour in contemporary art. Carefully curated over many months, this auction asks collectors to reconsider the basic principles of design and how they manifest in the work of this diverse group of artists.

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WANDA KOOP
CANADIAN GREEN ZONE – GOLD AND CORAL WITH STACK, 2006 ESTIMATE: $12,000—15,000

ONLINE AUCTION

Canadian Art: Modern & Contemporary


OCTOBER 26 - 31, 2019

Lot 35
THRUSH HOLMES

ROYAL FUCKING PAINTING, 2018
PRICE REALISED: $9,000

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ONLINE AUCTION

Canadian Art: Modern & Contemporary


OCTOBER 26 - 31, 2019

Lot 68
EDWARD BURTYNSKY

OXFORD TIRE PILE #3, WESTLEY, CALIFORNIA, 1999/2015
PRICE REALISED: $7,800

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Contemporary Art

Waddington’s Contemporary Art department hosts bi-annual and thematic auctions highlighting artwork produced from the late 20th century to the present day. Works created with diverse concepts, methods and materials by the finest Canadian and International artists who transcend traditional art practices and hold global appeal for new and seasoned collectors alike.

Notable Sales

Christian Marcel Barbeau

Christian Marcel Barbeau

FOL OISEAU, 1972


October 25, 2018

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $7,200

Gideon Tomaschoff

Gideon Tomaschoff

LA BOCA


November 20, 2018

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $5,400

Kim Dorland

Kim Dorland

BUSH PARTY #6


November 27, 2017

Estimate $12,000-$18,000

Realised: $12,000

Mike Bayne

Mike Bayne

FEBRUARY LANDSCAPE, STUDY NO. 6, 2004


October 25, 2018

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $6,780

Michael Adamson

Michael Adamson

A MARINER BORN


November 20, 2018

Estimate $6,000-$8,000

Realised: $6,000

Michael Adamson

Michael Adamson

FOREST ELEPHANTS ARE SMALLER


November 20, 2018

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $7,680

Thrush Holmes

Thrush Holmes

POEMS, 2018


November 20, 2018

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $7,440

Michael Smith

Michael Smith

OVERRUN


November 20, 2018

Estimate $3,000-$4,000

Realised: $10,380

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Upcoming Auctions and Events

Online Auction

Contemporary Art

September 26 - October 01, 2020

Our first Contemporary Art auction of the fall features a mix of collecting categories and a wide range of media, including painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture.

Highlights include work by Kent Monkman, Edward Burtynsky, Chris Cran, Wanda Koop, Steve Driscoll, Rodney Graham, Philip Iverson, Mara Korkola, Kevin Sonmor and James Lahey—an excellent opportunity to collect work by Canadian powerhouses.

For more information contact us.

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Online Auction Starts in 3 Days

SNAP Photography Auction

October 03 - 08, 2020

The SNAP Online Auction represents Winners and Jury Selections from SNAP’s annual Photo Competition. These contemporary, lens-based works are selected from among hundreds of entries by a jury of talented professionals in the fields of photography, printing and framing.

Proceeds from this auction will support ACT (AIDS Committee of Toronto).

Please note items in this auction are offered under the Terms and Conditions of SNAP.

Auction Details Browse Gallery
Online Auction Starts in 24 Days

It’s Elemental: Line and Colour in Contemporary Art

October 24 - 29, 2020

A beautifully cohesive auction with expressive works by established artists, “It’s Elemental” focuses on the intersection of line and colour in contemporary art. Carefully curated over many months, this auction asks collectors to reconsider the basic principles of design and how they manifest in the work of this diverse group of artists.

Canadian artists of note include John Hartman, Wanda Koop, Thomas Sherlock Hodgson, Yves Gaucher, Melanie Authier, Nicole Katsuras, Greg Hardy and Angela Leach. Ahead of 2021, which has been proclaimed as the Year of Public Art in Toronto, collectors should keep an eye out for Shayne Dark’s maquette for “Double Take,” a public sculpture located on Ted Rogers Way.

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