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…

Phillips Notches Its Best Sale Ever with Record-Breaking Bradford and £42 Million Picasso

Anchored by a stunning Picasso painting and a ravishing Matisse sculpture, Phillips 20th Century & Read more…

Alberto Giacometti Homme (Apollon)

Christie’s Up Close

Christie’s Kicks Off Frieze Week in London Back to back, tightly edited sales of contemporary Read more…

Lucian Freud’s Actual-Size Strawberries Fetch £1.2 million

A Post-Script Note on Sotheby’s One-Off “Actual Size-A Curated Evening Sale” Wassily Kandinsky and Joan Read more…

Sotheby’s Miraculous Night

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

On the Block – A Cautious Outlook

With the final results of May’s major auctions in New York still being tallied at Read more…

A Reassuringly Solid Result for Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Sale

The global art market breathed another collective sigh of relief this evening after the Christie’s 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…

London Auctions Preview, Part 5: Postwar & Contemporary Art Sale at Christie’s

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