Christie’s Contemporary Art Sale in New York, Ed Ruscha Is King

Christie’s postwar and contemporary art evening sale racked up a strong tally of $325.3 million 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…

Christie’s Big Night for Hockney But Little Excitement Overall

Apart from a single David Hockney painting that contributed almost half of the £79.3/$104.1 million Read more…

Andy Warhol – Another Look Back

With “Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again,” the blockbuster retrospective running at the 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…

Art Collector Who Perished in Trump Tower Blaze Remembered as ‘Expert’ in Pop art

Todd Brassner was close with and owned works by Andy Warhol, who made him a 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…