Sotheby’s London Solid Impressionist and Moderns Night

Anchored by a small handful of world class offerings, Sotheby’s London delivered a solid yet Read more…

Sotheby’s Hauls in $341.9 M. at Contemporary Auction, with SFMOMA’s Rothko Selling for $50.1 M

Even as a U.S.–China trade war rages and the stock market continues through a volatile Read more…

Jeff Koons Rabbit Goes for Record $91.1 M. at Rock-Solid $539 M. Christie’s Contemporary Sale

A potent combination of record-setting Pop art masterworks and a stainless steel rabbit sculpture by Read more…

Record-Breaking $110.7 M. Monet Painting Leads Sotheby’s Imp-Mod Sale to Robust $349.9 M. Finish

Powered by a stunning Claude Monet landscape that doubled its estimate and elicited hearty applause Read more…

Christie’s Imp-Mod Sale Brings in Market-Affirming $399 M., With Records for Balthus and Bonnard

Despite a jaw-dropping day on Wall Street with the Dow tumbling more than 600 points, Read more…

Basquiat – A Cornucopia of Riches

New York these days is awash in mostly exquisite works by Jean-Michel Basquiat, thanks to Read more…

A Salute to Sir John Richardson

Over the course of many years and numerous articles I’d written that touched on the Read more…

A Couple of Takeaways from the Armory Show at Pier 94

There were (at least) two paintings at The Armory Show 25 from galleries that I Read more…

Phillips Small but Tidy Evening Sale

Phillips small but tidy evening sale of 20th Century and Contemporary Art at its sleek Read more…

Christie’s Big Night for Hockney But Little Excitement Overall

Apart from a single David Hockney painting that contributed almost half of the £79.3/$104.1 million Read more…