Saturday, March 23, 2019

Auctions

NEW YORK – The modern world versus wilderness. The individual versus society. Fiction versus reality.  When it comes to portraying dichotomies, few blur the lines like British artist Henry Hudson. After a massively successful exhibition at Sotheby's S|2 in London last...
Pablo Picasso's picture «The sitting woman», written by the artist in 1909, was sold at auction Sotheby's in London for a record $63.4 million. And, thus, this work became the most expensive to date cloth, ever offered for auction, which,...
The first night of New York’s May auctions wrapped up with a modest 20th-century and contemporary art sale at Phillips. The house hammered down $39.3 million total (without buyers’ premium), below a presale estimate of $40.85 million to $60.95...
Tthe last of the New York evening sales this May, Christie’s netted $141.5 million during its Impressionist and modern art auction, ahead of a low estimate of $134.3 million, in a sale that capped a modestly priced but overall...
Sotheby’s has announced that it has secured one of the major estates to be auctioned in November during the New York evening sales: the Steven and Ann Ames Collection, which contains works by Gerhard Richter, Robert Ryman, Willem de...
The 1938 comic is crediting with starting our superhero obsession. Sarah Cascone, August 5, 2016 How much would you pay for a comic book? Try nearly a million dollars, if it’s an original copy of Action Comics No. 1, which features...
In a quarterly earnings call this morning, Sotheby’s CEO Tad Smith announced that the auction house would report $89 million in net income for the second quarter of 2016, an increase over the same period of 2015 even amid...
Heritage Auctions raked in $869,500 for two pennies—among the first examples struck by the US Mint in 1792—at its five-day auction of rare coins and paper money held this week in Anaheim, California. The two coins, sold on Wednesday, August...
Online auction house Paddle8 has suffered a number of defections from its top ranks, while also laying off several employees, as the company adjusts to its merger with rival startup Auctionata, ARTnews has learned. In recent weeks over a...
It took until day three of the New York sales for a lot to pass the $50 million mark, and when bidding reached that magic number on Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Untitled (1982) at the $318.4 million postwar and contemporary evening...

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