Month: May 2019

Signaling growing market ambitions, Sotheby’s is moving its sale of Australian Aboriginal art to New York this fall

A sale at Sotheby’s New York in November will mark the first time an international auction house has held a sale of Australian Aboriginal art in the United States. Sotheby’s is moving its annual Aboriginal auction from London to its new headquarters in New York, a move that signals the growing awareness of indigenous art […]

Sotheby’s will hold the first major sale of Aboriginal art in the United States in November

Sotheby’s will relocate its Aboriginal art sales from London to New York in November, becoming the first international auction house to offer Australian Aboriginal art outside Australia or Europe. The move comes amid heightened global interest in this area of ​​collecting, said Timothy Klingender, the auction house’s senior consultant for Australian art. Klingender said Sotheby’s […]

Monet’s glowing haystacks set Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern art sale ablaze with a new record £97million

If Christie’s kicked off the market with its $399 million Evening Sale on Monday, then Sotheby’s knocked it out of the park with its Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale in New York yesterday, once again backed by a host of fresh-to-market works from renowned collections. The night grossed a total of $300 million ($349.9 million […]

Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Sale Hits $400 Million Fueled by Treasures Once Owned by Condé Nast’s SI Newhouse

Christie’s kicked off the spring auction season in New York tonight at its Rockefeller Center headquarters with a lively nightly sale of Impressionist and Modern art that fetched $399 million, hitting the high presale estimate just to the nose, and far exceeding the low estimate of $287.5 million. (The latter figure was revised from an […]

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