Combined sales make $181 million from Bacon, Monet, Warhol, Richter and a range of women artists young and old.
A white-glove Chagall sale helped Christie's post strong results for Monet, Ernie Barnes, Barbara Hepworth and many more artists. Christie’s held three sales in one Evening to bring together more than the European market by bridging London-to-Paris.
Multiple trending artists see up to 8 lots hit the block across this week’s Paris and London sales. Caroline Walker, Stanley Whitney, Simone Leigh, and more rise to the top
Ghana's elder statesman conquered New York a decade ago, now prices for his signature metallic tapestries are solidly over $1 million
LiveArt After Action Report: 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening and Day Sales (Phillips Hong Kong)
The full breakdown of the Day and Evening sales at Phillips this week highlighting the continued demand for women artists, the power of online bidders, and the artists to watch
How did an Ivoirian artist Jean-Michel Basquiat discovered in the 1980s suddenly join two of the hottest galleries and become and auction star? Of all of the surprises that took place during the May sales in New York, one big one—the sale of Ouattara Watts’ Afro Beat from 2011 for a remarkable $781,200 during Christie’s 21st Century Evening sale—has gone almost unremarked upon.
This week there are two sales at Phillips in Hong Kong. Like any respectable sale in 2022, the opening lot is by Anna Weyant, and there is plenty of Kerwick and Nava to go around.
When she died last year at 96, the market was already waking up to her singular talent. “I am sensitive to beauty,” artist Etel Adnan says in one of her final interviews recorded for the exhibition of her work at the van Gogh museum that runs throughout this Summer.
Unseen for 57 years, the central panel from a triptych portrait that Bacon himself broke up appears in London
Art Basel has opened for the VIP preview and that means the galleries are sending out the sales they've made in advance of the fair but confirmed in person or sold on the first day. This post will keep a running account of sales from the galleries that report directly and quote sales in the art press.