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…

Christie’s Chunky & Long Impressionist & Modern & Art of the Surreal Evening Sale

Though marred by a number of pricey buy-ins, Christie’s London combo single owner, Impressionist & Read more…

Are Female Old Masters an Untapped Market or a Marketing Ploy?

Experts Are Divided, But Buyers Don’t Seem to Care. Rarely traded work by female artists Read more…

Jenny Saville Painting Sells for $12.4 M. at Sotheby’s London, Record for Living Female Artist

On Friday night, in a salesroom at Sotheby’s London, Jenny Saville’s masterful seated nude self-portrait Read more…

Rare Richter’s a Bust, but Christie’s Moves $25.9 M. Bacon, $21 M. Fontana at London Sales

Christie’s postwar and contemporary art evening sale got socked with a pricey trio of unsold Read more…

‘A Luxury Problem’: As Art Basel 2018 Rolls On, the Sales Beat Continues

The biggest distraction from the 49th edition of Art Basel is the giant, exhausting, and Read more…

$49.8 M. Francis Bacon Portrait Leads Solid $397.1 M. Christie’s Contemporary Sale

Anchored by a powerful Francis Bacon cover-lot portrait, Christie’s closed the season’s evening auctions in Read more…