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…

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…