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Sotheby’s: a week at $1.1 billion! [23/11/2021]

Last Monday, a week after Christie’s white glove sale of the Cox Collection (including a painting by Gustave Caillebotte at a record $53 million), Sotheby’s offered part of the highly anticipated Macklowe Collection (generating $676 million!). The following day, the American auction house again made art news headlines with an extraordinary self-portrait by Frida Kahlo […]

What Christie’s has in store for us in May… [04/05/2021]

A clear sign the art market is returning to its pre-pandemic condition, the catalogues for Christie’s mid-May sales see the return of major masterpieces… in number, in diversity and in price… Whereas all the indicators were in the red last year with a constrained and impoverished market, the selection of Modern and Contemporary works due […]

Top results in 2020 [11/12/2020]

The years go by… but are never quite the same… Bacon, Hockney and Rothko, who were already in the Top 10 results of 2019, are admittedly still present this year, but Claude Monet and Jeff Koons are absent. The latter two (very different) artists generated a record for Impressionism record at $110.7 million (Claude Monet’s […]

A look back over the major October art sales [03/11/2020]

Works by Old Masters, Impressionists, Modern artists and Contemporary artists were all on offer in prestige sales that ended a few days ago most of which defiantly ignored traditional  classifications. Christie’s had a Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton and a painting by Monet, while Sotheby’s offered three sculptural Alfa-Romeos by Franco Scaglione alongside a work by Richard […]

A couple of Parisian art fairs resist: Galeristes and ASIA NOW! [20/10/2020]

Although all the major Parisian art events have been hastily cancelled (the Fiac, Paris photo and even Art & Museum) other fairs such as Galeristes and Asia Now have confirmed they will be taking place, highlighting the rarity of such events in this very difficult period. Galeristes 2020 The 5th edition of the Galeristes art […]

Top 10 works of abstract art [16/11/2018]

Every other Friday Artprice posts an auction ranking to help you apprehend the Art Market’s leading trends. This week, Artprice takes a look at the 10 most expensive abstract artworks on the auction market and overviews the general value accretion currently affecting the entire genre. Abstraction is now over a century old. The genre was […]

Joan Miro show at the Grand Palais [04/09/2018]

3 October 2018 – 4 February 2019 The Grand Palais in Paris is the superb location for an ambitious Joan MIRO (1893-1983) retrospective lasting four months. It’s not the first because back in 1974 the National Galleries of the Grand Palais hosted an exhibition of work by the Catalan artist to mark his 80th birthday. […]

Flash News: MoMA puts a Dubuffet and a Mathieu up for sale – Klimt – Works to exceed the 10 million mark – Karel Appel [03/03/2017]

MoMA puts a Dubuffet and a Mathieu up for sale In November, MoMA asked the Parisian Applicat-Prazan Gallery to sell two post-war works from its collections: Topographie châtaine (1959) by Jean DUBUFFET and Théorème d’Alexandroff (1955) by Georges MATHIEU. In March 2017, these works will go on sale at major international fairs (Tefaf Maastricht and Art […]

Flash News: Zona Maco – London banks on America – Drawings – BRAFA [03/02/2017]

Zona Maco 2017 Mexico is still poorly represented in the international art market with only two artists in the Artprice 2016 Contemporary Art Top 500 (Gabriel Orozco and Bosco Sodi) and auction proceeds of less than $6m. But the situation is changing quickly and the Mexican art market is becoming more and more dynamic. The […]

Flash News: Ai WeiWei – Palazzo Strozzi – AKAA – Paris – Abstract Expressionism – Rembrandt [20/10/2016]

Ai Weiwei reframes the Palazzo Strozzi AI Weiwei’s first solo exhibition in Italy will surely not go unnoticed. Entitled ‘Ai Weiwei Libero’ as a tribute to the refugees criss-crossing Europe, it is the largest retrospective of his work to date and runs until 22 January 2017 at the Palazzo Strozzi in Florence. Arturo Galansino, who […]

Contemporary abstract art: Rothko, and company [02/08/2016]

Today’s prices of American Abstract Expressionist art illustrate the country’s dominance of the global market, with works by Mark ROTHKO, Clyfford STILL, Jackson POLLOCK and Sam FRANCIS easily fetching more than $50 million at auction.

Latest New York summits [17/05/2016]

Traditionally a crucial month for big auction houses, May sees the art market’s major dealers and collectors converge on New York for the Frieze (5-8 May 2016), which acts as a prelude to the much anticipated prestige sales of Modern and Contemporary art

Overview of key week in NY auction calendar [17/11/2015]

Sotheby’s and Christie’s prayers appear to have been answered, at least partially. After one of the most important weeks in New York’s prestige sales calendar (4-12 November),

Mixed results for the first part of the Taubman sales [10/11/2015]

The room was packed for this historic sale and the atmosphere was electric…at least, at the start of the bidding, which often lost its momentum somewhat prematurely, leading to a certain amount of anxiety.

Flash News: Giovanni Anselmo – Barbara Hepworth – Art Basel [26/06/2015]

Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news: Giovanni Anselmo honoured by the market at last. Barbara Hepworth – Sculpture for a modern world. Art Basel in a state of grace.

New York: a city with a real appetite for art [12/05/2015]

This Tuesday, May 12, is the kick-off date for New York’s major spring sales of Contemporary and Post-War Art.

Top auctions of 2014 at the Phillips auction house [13/03/2015]

Fridays are the Best!Every other Friday, Artprice offers you a themed auction ranking. This week, the leader of information on the Art Market discusses the most costly auctions of 2014 at the Phillips auction house.

The Top Ten hammer prices of 2014 [19/12/2014]

Friday is Top day! Every other Friday, Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking.2014 was a year positively bursting with records. And yet the highest bid was still far below the peak achieved in 2013 – and naturally, we wonder why. This week, to shed more light on the situation, Artprice looks back at the Top Ten hammer prices of 2014.

Female artists and big money results… [22/07/2014]

Women artists and the art market… Now there’s a difficult subject! For years art critics, historians, art market specialists, museum curators and even art fair directors have denounced the huge gap between the values of artworks produced by women and men.

One billion dollars of Contemporary Art in two evenings [20/05/2014]

New York’s prestige sales of Post-War & Contemporary Art on May 13 and 14 generated more than a billion dollars. Christie’s largely overshot its estimates with remarkably strong results.

THE TOP TEN OF THE 50s [14/03/2014]

Friday is Top day! Every other Friday, Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking. This week: the top ten sales of works from the 1950s.

Top Ten American Abstract Expressionists [03/01/2014]

Friday is Top day! Every other Friday, Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking. This week: the Top Ten bids for American Abstract Expressionists

Christie’s, 12 November: best auction total ever recorded! [19/11/2013]

November 12, 2013 will go down in auction history. Christie’s prestige sale of Post-War and Contemporary art already posted an unusual ambition before the auction took place, with an overall estimate exceeding $500 million … a figure far beyond any previous sales total.

Can the most expensive artists be affordable? [22/10/2013]

While the auction world feeds on ever more spectacular records, the high-end of the art market only represents a tiny part of global supply.

Top 10: The world’s most expensive works of art [11/10/2013]

Friday is Top day! Every other Friday, Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking. This week: the world’s ten most expensive works of art.

Best results in 2013: China versus the United States [27/08/2013]

Over the first six months of 2013, the U.S. art market generated some of the best auction results in its history, primarily through Post-War & Contemporary art sales. New York stands out as the absolute capital of the global high-end art market.

Flash news [09/08/2013]

Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news.

New York: high-end Contemporary results explode [21/05/2013]

Like last year, New York’s Contemporary sales have generated larger figures than the Impressionist & Modern sales in the same month.

Major fairs and prestige sales in New York [07/05/2013]

The calendar of New York’s big art fairs is pegged to that of city’s prestige sales.

The star works in the upcoming NY May sales [09/04/2013]

Veritable pulse of the Western art market, New York, accounting for 95% of total U.S. art auction revenue, is preparing its major May 2013 sales with a great deal of media attention.

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