The auction continued the art market’s hot streak over two weeks of sales that has seen record prices for works like the “Shot Sage Blue Marilyn” and an iconic Man Ray photograph
Art & Auctions
Divorced real-estate mogul Harry Macklowe and his ex-wife, Linda Macklowe, will divvy the proceeds as buyers win art trophies by Mark Rothko, Andy Warhol and Gerhard Richter.
The sale of “Le Violon d’Ingres”—a new high for any photograph at auction—caps a strong, $1.3 billion week for auction house that smashed records for Andy Warhol and Ernie Barnes.
Hector was the type of dinosaur that inspired the raptors who terrorize “Jurassic Park” visitors in the 1993 film.
The record-high sale for an American artwork at auction signals a strong start to New York’s major spring auctions
Chinese collectors under 40 are reshaping the art market by pushing up prices for sneakers, cartoon-like art, luxury watches and vintage cigars—as all eyes turn to New York’s estimated $2 billion sales this week.
Christie’s will sell “Shot Sage Blue Marilyn” for a record asking price at auction in May.
Curators and artists distance themselves from wealthy Russians, and collectors recently spent nearly $700 million on art in London
Yusaku Maezawa, the billionaire who recently rocketed to the International Space Station, is sending one of his prized paintings by Jean-Michel Basquiat to auction this spring for an estimated $70 million.
The asking price would set a record for any photograph, meaning the sale of the nude “Le Violon d’Ingres” could test collectors’ appetite for the surreal in an already hot art market.
Head study by Nelson Shanks was part of American artist’s preparation for a full portrait that now hangs in ancestral home of late princess.
Meanwhile, Phillips reports $1.2 billion in sales as major auction houses credit an influx of millennials and first-time buyers with propelling art sales.
The auction house said millennials drove an art market rebound by bidding up everything from luxury goods to NFTs.
The 53-year-old billionaire paid $43.2 million for the historic document, which he plans to lend to a museum in Arkansas.
Collectors splurged on everything from classic paintings of windswept fields by Vincent Van Gogh to spray-painted images by street artists like Banksy to a rare edition of the U.S. Constitution.
The private collector beat out a group of cryptocurrency investors who raised more than $40 million to buy the historic document.
The 1949 self-portrait, ‘Diego y yo,’ by the Mexican artist sold for an auction record for any Latin American artist.
Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips get ready to sell off at least $1.6 billion worth of art, including works that could sell for 15 times their asking prices.
“HUMAN ONE” depicts a life-size astronaut appearing to stroll through sci-fi landscapes.
A painting that British street artist Banksy purposely shredded during a previous auction sold Thursday to an anonymous Asian collector for $25.4 million at Sotheby’s in London, setting a new record for the artist at auction.