Jean-Michel Basquiat, Sugar Ray Robinson (1982), estimate upon request

Basquiat's Knockout Sugar Ray

Jean-Michel Basquiat's Boxers and Warriors are among his most recognizable, valuable and traded works. This painting of Sugar Ray Leonard returns to market with a $35 million price tag after 15 years with the same owner.
Gleaner Odalisque
Contemporary Art

FUTURES: The Broom Boom

Emily Mae Smith rose as one of the stars of the 2021 season. A female artist, a figurative painter, and a contemporary Surrealist memorably skewering identity and gender, Smith was both a fresh take and fit the mold for market interest.
Vija Celmins, Pink Pearl Eraser, $1.925 million

What Happened in New York

A detailed look at the artists' markets that showed growth, decline and stability through the results of the New York mid-season Contemporary art sales.