Friday, May 25, 2018

New York Art sales Near $3 billion in Two Weeks as Uber-rich Hunt Trophies

Global buyers have dropped nearly $3 billion on art in New York in two weeks, a record haul rooted in a billionaire thirst for...

Contemporary Auctions at Phillips and Christie’s Feed on New Energy

“It’s a bad time to be a white male artist”, jokes the art advisor Lisa Schiff. But it was hard to see how she...

Christie’s $416m Impressionist and Modern Art Sale Reaffirms Bullish Market for Top Material

After Sotheby's anticlimactic season-opening sale in New York on Monday night, which left attendees shrugging as they returned their unused paddles, Christie’s delivered a thumping encore...

First Exhibition on Jean Dubuffet’s Fascination with Cities to Open this Summer

An unprecedented exhibition exploring Jean Dubuffet’s lifelong fascination with urban space is to open at Hauser & Wirth in Zürich next month. Organised by...

Modigliani Nude Leads Sotheby’s $313.8m Impressionist and Modern Auction

Kicking off New York’s third straight market week, after the Frieze and Tefaf fairs and Christie’s Rockefeller extravaganza, Sotheby’s evening sale of Impressionist and...

Rockefeller Collection 100% Sold at Christie’s New York

Christie’s brilliant lesson in storytelling paid off in its auctions of the collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller this week in New York. Every...

Rockefeller Heavy-hitters Pull in $646m for Charity at Christie’s

The first, and likely priciest, instalment of Christie’s sales of the Peggy and David Rockefeller collection on 8 May in New York set a...

Christie’s Auctions the Art Сollection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

Christie's New York kicks off one of the most anticipated auctions of the season with its evening sale of 19th and 20th century art...

Private Sales Jump 70% at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s released its first-quarter earnings, a publicly traded company reporting aggregate auction sales of $667m during the first three months of 2018, a jump of...

Highlights from Tefaf New York Spring

Basic human irritants too often prove the dominant theme of an art fair, no matter how apparently high-minded the clientele. And so, entering Tefaf...

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