Kerry James Marshall Painting Sells for Record-Smashing $21.1 M in Sotheby’s High-Flying $284.5 M Contemporary Art Evening Sale

A few lots into Sotheby’s evening sale of contemporary art earlier on Wednesday night, 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…

Rose Period Picasso Sells for $115.1 M. in White Glove Rockefeller Sale That Totals $646.1 M

In 1968, David Rockefeller was part of an unusual syndicate formed by a small band Read more…

Phillips Notches Its Best Sale Ever with Record-Breaking Bradford and £42 Million Picasso

Anchored by a stunning Picasso painting and a ravishing Matisse sculpture, Phillips 20th Century & 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…

Christie’s £137 Million Night Breaks Record for a Contemporary Art Sale in Europe

Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary evening art sale in London pulled off an almost flawless performance 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…

Phillips and Sotheby’s Deliver Healthy Totals for Contemporary art

Capping an epic week of auctions, solid results featuring records for female artists and a Read more…

Christie’s auction nets $785.9m, with a big assist from an Old Master

Despite buy-ins, the sale saw several strong prices and records below the dizzy height of Read more…

Upping the Ante

As more business is conducted in cyberspace, major auction houses are modifying their methods to Read more…