As Brexit Looms at Frieze London, $6.5 M. Twombly and $5 M. Guston Sell, While $32 M. Botticelli Awaits Buyer

Despite rising fears of a Hard Brexit fogging up London, the art world entered the Read more…

Parliament-Bashing Banksy Sets Record at $89.5 M. Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Sale in London

Two figures who began as obscure street artists before rocketing to fame, one from Brooklyn 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…

At ADAA Art Show, Amid Scattered Sales and Rare Henry Ossawa Tanner Presentation

The Art Show, the Art Dealers Association of America’s 30-year-old fair on the Upper East 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…

Dawoud Bey on Imagining the Paths of Fugitive Slaves

When Chicago-based artist Dawoud Bey traveled to the outskirts of Cleveland in late 2017, he 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…