As Brexit Looms at Frieze London, $6.5 M. Twombly and $5 M. Guston Sell, While $32 M. Botticelli Awaits Buyer

Despite rising fears of a Hard Brexit fogging up London, the art world entered the Read more…

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…

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…

Basquiat – A Cornucopia of Riches

New York these days is awash in mostly exquisite works by Jean-Michel Basquiat, thanks to 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…

‘It Takes Time to Prove Yourself’: Joseph Nahmad on His New York Gallery’s Fifth Anniversary

Joseph Nahmad, the 28-year-old scion of the powerhouse family that is synonymous with high-end trading 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…