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…

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…