Abstract Expressionism Leads Sotheby’s Contemporary Sale

Buoyed by heavy bidding from Asia for the evening’s top four entries, Sotheby’s contemporary sale Read more…

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 Reassuring Market Night

Bolstered by a handful of lots that shot past expectations and that garnered four artist 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…

Francis Bacon’s Women (at Ordovas)

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

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…

How Adrian Ghenie Conquered the Art Market

The Romanian painter’s prices have increased 160-fold over the past decade. But who, or what, 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…

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…