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…

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…

Modigliani Nude Makes $157.2 M. in Uneven Impressionist-Modern Sale at Sotheby’s That Totals $318.3 M

There was no debate over the star lot in Sotheby’s evening sale of Impressionist and Read more…

Flow and Ebb

After peaking in 2015, Sales at Christie’s are down 28 percent; Sotheby’s Off 23 percent Read more…

Christie’s Sees Sales Volume Dip From Last Year

Hurt by a drop in high-priced offerings, Christie’s auction and private sales volume for the Read more…

London Auctions Preview, Part 6: Christie’s ‘Defining British Art’ Evening Sale

Given the cautious state of the current art market, predicting the prospects for London’s June Read more…

Rough Going at Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

Hobbled by a chunk of mediocre yet aggressively estimated property and uncertainty over whether the Read more…

Christie’s Mild-Mannered Imp/Mod Closer

The Impressionist and Modern market continued to show signs of weakness on Thursday night, with Read more…

Sotheby’s Mixed-Message Evening in London

Though impressively powered by four works that sold for over £10 million apiece, Sotheby’s Impressionist, Read more…

Sotheby’s $377M “A. Alfred Taubman: Masterworks” Sale

The big fall auction season in New York got off to a glitzy yet tentative Read more…