Abstract Expressionism Leads Sotheby’s Contemporary Sale

Buoyed by heavy bidding from Asia for the evening’s top four entries, Sotheby’s contemporary sale Read more…

Christie’s Contemporary Art Sale in New York, Ed Ruscha Is King

Christie’s postwar and contemporary art evening sale racked up a strong tally of $325.3 million Read more…

Low-Key Impressionist-Modern Auction in New York

Fighting off the growing perception of a declining market, Sotheby’s managed to pull off a Read more…

As Brexit Looms at Frieze London, $6.5 M. Twombly and $5 M. Guston Sell, While $32 M. Botticelli Awaits Buyer

Despite rising fears of a Hard Brexit fogging up London, the art world entered the Read more…

Parliament-Bashing Banksy Sets Record at $89.5 M. Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Sale in London

Two figures who began as obscure street artists before rocketing to fame, one from Brooklyn Read more…

Caravaggio’s “Judith and Holfernes” from 1607 Went That Away

Potentially more exciting than the London auction season, the petite French auction house LaBarbe, in Read more…

Sotheby’s Reassuring Market Night

Bolstered by a handful of lots that shot past expectations and that garnered four artist Read more…

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…