David Zwirner’s new show Roma New York, 1953-64 rides a wave of interest overlooked artists, especially Abstract Expressionists from the golden age.
Pablo Picasso's Fillette au bateau, Maya from 1938, once owned by Gianni Versace, will be sold at Sotheby's in London on March 1st with an estimate of $15 million.
Edvard Munch painting once featured in German theater to be sold with $15 million estimate as part of restitution deal.
Christie's has two works by Lucian Freud with a combined estimate of £6m in its February London sale following the new record price set at $86.265 million
Based on the 2022 data, we identified the trends to watch in 2023: strong demand for artists who are women; revivals of forgotten or undervalued artists; big names gaining value; naive painters, surrealists and their contemporary admirers; as well as demand for a wide range of quirky Asian artists and historical Asian painters.
In 2022, the three auction houses sold $13.6 billion at auction and $2.56 billion in private sales for a total of $16.16 billion.
Christie's and Phillips held sales of 20th 21st Century art in Hong Kong totaling $193 million and pointing to the market's direction.
The design market's favorite Surrealist-inspired makers of functional art have seen a market explosion as the estate and some of their heirs sell into a ravenous market.
New York's $3.19 billion art sales reveal much about the state of the art market.
Christie's sold $421m in art by Modigliani, Rothko, Jeff Koons, Jean-Michel Basquiat and others to close out a $3bn season.