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…

Francis Bacon’s Women (at Ordovas)

“Bacon’s Women,” the straight forward title at the Upper East Side outpost of Ordovas (November Read more…

Masterpiece Theatre: $8 M. Kline Sells at Frieze Masters; $15 M. Dubuffet, Film Greats On Offer

After the blur of V.I.P. viewing on Wednesday in the two Frieze tents in Regent’s 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…

$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…

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…

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…

Christie’s Chunky, Picasso Filled Night

Led by a rich array of Pablo Picasso paintings, Christie’s London Impressionist & Modern and 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…

How the Art Sale of the Century Happened

The Art Newspaper’s Weekly podcast is available every Friday on our website and all the usual places Read more…