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…

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…

Sotheby’s Rock Solid Contemporary Night

Sotheby’s London season opener contemporary art evening sale though absent of masterpieces, nevertheless delivered rock Read more…

London Calling—The June Evening Auctions Cruise Comfortably

Strong demand, further enhanced by financial guarantees that insured success for top lots in 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…

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…

£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…

Sotheby’s Miraculous Night

Powered by a barely known Jean-Michel Basquiat painting that had not been seen in public Read more…