Phillips is an auction house based in London and founded in 1796. It is one of the top ten auction houses worldwide. It is the ideal destination for international collectors to buy and sell the world’s most important twentieth-century and contemporary works of art, design, jewels, watches, photographs and editions. By focusing specifically on the defining aesthetic movements of the last century, Phillips became one of the most dynamic and forward-thinking auction house in the world.
The Phillips team is comprised of specialists from auction houses, museums, galleries and other leading arts institutions. In addition to conducting auctions in our New York, London, Hong Kong and Geneva salerooms, Phillips holds private sales and curated selling exhibitions around the world. They consult with museums, advise private estates and corporate clients and offer appraisals, valuations and other financial services.
Today, Phillips is a premier destination for buyers and sellers of modern, post-war, contemporary, American and Latin American works of art in addition to watches, jewels, design, photographs, works on paper and editions. In 2021, the company’s New York branch moved its headquarters to 432 Park Avenue.