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Eli Broad: the unreasonable collector [25/05/2021]

“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man » George Bernard Shaw. Eli Broad made this maxim his own; he even alluded to it in the title of his autobiography / success manual published in 2012, […]

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 […]

A stimulating end of quarter at Sotheby’s [06/04/2021]

Having hosted Paris-London cross-geography and cross-category sales with a catalogue combining Giulio Romano and Gilbert & George, as well as Impressionist and Contemporary Art online sessions that elicited strong demand, Sotheby’s ended its first quarter on a high note with a total turnover of $208 million for 25 and 26 March alone. Van Gogh’s « Street […]

The best art auction results during lockdown [09/06/2020]

Like a lot of sectors, the global art market has been seriously impacted by the Covid 19 crisis, forcing auction companies to cancel or postpone sales. However, thanks to online sales, its activity did not grind to a complete halt. In this article Artprice focuses on the best results hammered during the lockdown, when a […]

Phillips’ Top Results in Q1 [19/04/2019]

In Artprice’s fortnightly series of auction rankings identifying the Art Market’s primary trends – this week’s Friday Top article looks at the top 10 results hammered by Phillips during the first quarter of 2019. Richter, Lichtenstein, Kippenberger, Basquiat, Brown, Wool and Kaws … Phillips is increasingly taking a leading position on the Contemporary Art market […]

The best-selling Contemporary art prints [22/06/2018]

In our fortnightly series of theme-based auction rankings, this week’s Friday Top article looks at the prints segment of the art market, a particularly fruitful segment for works by the hottest signatures in Contemporary creation.   Rank Artist Hammer Price ($) Artwork Sale 1 Keith HARING (1958-1990) 964 400 Andy Mouse 27/03/2018 Sotheby’s Londres 2 […]

Contemporary art Top 10 [30/09/2016]

Discover the best sales every Friday! Every other Friday, Artprice posts a theme-based auction ranking. This week, the ten most expensive art works are in the spotlight. This year, six artists share the Top 10 of the highest auction prices in the world for contemporary art (recorded since summer 2015). Six Western artists – as […]

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),

A forward look at prices at the high end of the upcoming Contemporary art sales in London [16/06/2015]

London’s major Contemporary art sales are looming closer. The three evening sales – for which the auctioneers reserve their most prestigious lots – will be held from June 29 to July 1 at Phillips, Christie’s and Sotheby’s, in that order.

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.

In the land of black gold [28/04/2015]

The extravagant wealth of the Arabian Peninsula States is almost impossible to ignore. The flourishing cities are full of glitzy hotels, flashy sports cars and literally tons of precious stones and jewelry.

The Art Basel effect [09/12/2014]

Riddled with private and institutional side-shows, the Miami Beach edition of Art Basel now has a whole collection of parallel fairs, turning the week into a veritable marathon for tens of thousands of art lovers from all over the world.

Flash News: FIAC is back – Staying with Paris – the FIAC fringe – Paul-Durand Ruel: an art dealer in Paris [17/10/2014]

Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news: FIAC is back – Staying with Paris – the FIAC fringe – Paul-Durand Ruel: an art dealer in Paris

Contemporary art: the choice of medium [09/09/2014]

Which artistic media are most appreciated by Contemporary art collectors: painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking or drawing? Auctions results clearly reflect the major trends as well as the most sought-after and most profitable artistic categories for auction operators.

Christopher Wool – an explosive market [05/08/2014]

$23.5 million for the canvas Apocalypse Now in November 2013 and $21 million for If You in May 2014, Christopher WOOL is today one of the essential signatures in Contemporary art sales, on the same level as Jeff KOONS and Gerhard RICHTER.

Contemporary Art in New York: the star lots [06/05/2014]

For Christie’s and Sotheby’s, the May sales represent one of the high points of the calendar year. The two market giants generate at least $500 million in two days of sales and usually post increasingly spectacular auction records. In May 2012, their prestige Contemporary Art sales generated $578.3 million from 102 adjudications – a new record at the time – but quickly buried the following year when the two companies’ combined turnover from the same sales reached $691.7 million, with the

Flash News : Matisse at the Tate Modern – Lucio Fontana in Paris – Contemporary Art in New York [02/05/2014]

Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news: Matisse at the Tate Modern – Lucio Fontana in Paris – Contemporary Art in New York

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.

The stars of American Contemporary art for under $5,000… [29/10/2013]

In terms of supply, the Contemporary art market is in fact very accessible for amateur art collectors, with thousands of works – about 60 % of the total number offered – selling for between a few hundred dollars and $5,000. This price range is mainly fuelled by prints,

Flash News [20/09/2013]

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

Contemporary art in London [02/08/2013]

Friday is Top day! Every other Friday, Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking. This week: the top ten auction sales of contemporary art in London.

10th anniversary of Art Basel Miami Beach [06/12/2011]

Created in 2002, Art Basel Miami Beach (Florida, USA) has just celebrated its 10th anniversary.

Contemporary paintings: the Top 10 results in 2010 [21/01/2011]

Every fortnight Artprice posts a new or updated ranking in its Alternate-Friday Top Series. The topic of today’s TOP article is the 10 best auction results in 2010 in the Contemporary paintings segment.

New auction records in 2010 [02/11/2010]

Every fortnight Artprice provides you with a new or updated ranking in its Alternate-Friday Top Series. The theme of today’s TOP article is the Top 10 new personal auction records in 2010 for Contemporary artists.

Return of market effervescence [17/05/2010]

With a large number of major collectors clearly back in acquisitive mode, the results of the big sales in New York during May amply covered the price expectations and were a far cry from those posted in May 2009.

Christie’s and Sotheby’s prepare their prestige May sales in New York [04/05/2009]

The market is holding its breath ahead of the critical May sales in New York that will inevitably gauge the health of the Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary segments.As expected, the price tags are substantially lower than a year earlier in all three segments

Contemporary art market: results from the spring/summer season of 2006 [02/10/2006]

This month the European art market will gyrate to the rhythm of the contemporary art fairs, with the Frieze Art Fair starting 12 October in London and then the Paris FIAC on 26 October and Art Cologne on 1 November. At the same time, the auction houses will capitalise on these events by organising major concurrent sales of contemporary art.Before the fall season begins, Artprice here provides a brief overview of the ebullient contemporary art market so far this year.

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