London Calling—The June Evening Auctions Cruise Comfortably

Strong demand, further enhanced by financial guarantees that insured success for top lots in the Read more…

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…

£109 Million Sotheby’s Contemporary Sale Shows Market Stability—Even without Sparks

Primed with appealing and largely blue-chip offerings, the art market continued to show strength and Read more…

Sotheby’s Slow but Steady

Paintings by Pablo Picasso again dominated the field at Sotheby’s slow but steady Impressionist, Modern Read more…

Art Sales at Auction on the Rise

Revenue figures from the major houses show an uptick in earnings in 2017. Against a Read more…

Covering the Art Market—A Long yet Abbreviated Look Back

I started writing seriously about the art market as a stringer for the Washington Post Read more…