Modigliani Nude Makes $157.2 M. in Uneven Impressionist-Modern Sale at Sotheby’s That Totals $318.3 M

There was no debate over the star lot in Sotheby’s evening sale of Impressionist and Read more…

Christie’s London Crisply Executed Impressionist and Modern Eve Sale

Powered by a trio of paintings that each fetched in excess of £20 million, Christie’s Read more…

Flow and Ebb

After peaking in 2015, Sales at Christie’s are down 28 percent; Sotheby’s Off 23 percent Read more…

Christie’s Sees Sales Volume Dip From Last Year

Hurt by a drop in high-priced offerings, Christie’s auction and private sales volume for the Read more…

On the Block – A Cautious Outlook

With the final results of May’s major auctions in New York still being tallied at Read more…

A Stunningly Successful Session at Sotheby’s

Showing that the contemporary art market in London can weather the early fallout from Brexit Read more…

Rough Going at Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

Hobbled by a chunk of mediocre yet aggressively estimated property and uncertainty over whether the Read more…

London Auctions Preview, Part 2: Christie’s June 22 Impressionist & Modern Sale

Given the cautious state of the current art market, predicting the prospects for London’s June Read more…

London Auctions Preview, Part 1: Sotheby’s June 21 Impressionist & Modern Sale

Predicting the prospects for London’s June sales is difficult, to say the least. As Francis Read more…

Heaven’s Gate – Panama Papers Expose Art World

The once confidential legal documents known as the Panama Papers have exposed a global game Read more…