Sotheby’s organizes a major sale of indigenous art in New York

To add a few names, one of the most famous American collectors of Australian Aboriginal art is actor and comedian Steve Martin, while pop star Beyoncè and her husband Jay-Z have also acquired works by Australian Aboriginal artists. “At this stage, no major blockbusters have been consigned, but that could change,” says Klingender. Sotheby’s had […]

On the success of virtual actions like the Pundole art sale

Pundole’s artwork sale last week is one of many successful virtual auctions during the pandemic. Is there an explanation? A torrential downpour, howling winds and even a pandemic couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm of eager buyers at Pundole’s art sale last week. The Mumbai-based auction house sold 98% of its 64 lots, at a hammer price […]

The Art Sale ‘in Appleton Promotes Local Artists During Pandemic

APPLETON, Wisconsin (WBAY) – Investing in artwork may not be everyone’s priority during a pandemic, but for many artists, it is their livelihood. “Our income has been cut,” said Paul Eldridge, artist and Art News co-producer of Northeastern Wisconsin (ANNEW). For many local artists, the cancellation of summer performances due to the pandemic is a […]

British Airways is looking to raise millions in art sales to ease the coronavirus cash crisis

A Bridget Riley painting worth up to £1.2m ($1.37m) will kick off a sale of British Airways’ corporate art collection as the struggling airline is seeking to raise funds amid an unprecedented global collapse in passenger demand caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Sotheby’s will offer 17 paintings, prints and works on paper from the British […]

Swann Galleries African American Art Sale Breaks Artist Records Amid Nationwide BLM Protests

The bronze sculpture “Feral Benga” by Richmond Barthé (American, 1901-1989) exceeded all expectations, fetching $629,000 from a high estimate of $60,000. It was sold to a private collector. The work depicts Senegalese dancer François “Féral” Benga, who performed at the Folies Bergère and would become the subject of other Harlem Renaissance artists. The 19-inch tall […]

Phillips Contemporary Art Sale Raised $27 Million, Thanks to Shocking Six-Figure Price for Young Star Amoako Boafo

Phillips rounded out London’s winter contemporary art night sales on Thursday night with a passable £20.7million ($27million) auction that barely scratched its low estimate of 18.2million pounds sterling ($23.7 million). (As always, final prices include buyer’s premium, unlike pre-sale estimates.) Although the event was reasonably well attended, total sales (which had a high estimate of […]

How to buy art, invest in cheaper masterpieces from a 20-year-old collector

Art investing, long considered an exclusive business for the ultra-rich, is being democratized by a startup called Masterworks. The platform allows people to buy “shares” of boards that would individually cost several million dollars. Founder Scott Lynn brought 20 years of art collecting experience to the company and shared his advice to potential investors with […]

How to buy art, invest in cheaper masterpieces from a 20 year old collector

Investing in art, long considered an exclusive business for the ultra-rich, is being democratized by a startup called Masterworks. The platform allows people to buy “stocks” of paintings that would individually cost several million dollars. Founder Scott Lynn brought 20 years of art collecting experience to the company and shared his advice for potential investors […]

Christie’s Contemporary Art Sale is a success and brings in $80.4 million

The Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale at Christie’s was a big art deal of the week. After a week-long auction in Freize, the new set of artworks fetched Christie’s £65.2 million ($80.4 million). While the 41 coins sold this year brought in less money than last year’s 45 coins (which brought in a collective $109.5 […]

Art Department Chair Receives Prestigious South Carolina Art Commission Fellowship Clemson News

September 9, 2019 CLEMSON — Valerie Zimany, chair and associate professor in the art department at Clemson University, has received a 2020 Artist Fellowship from the South Carolina Commission on the Arts. Through the scholarship, the Arts Commission recognizes and rewards the artistic achievements of outstanding individual South Carolina artists. “These rewards can be […]

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 […]

Christie’s breaks record for highest-grossing art sale on blockchain

After causing a sensation in the art world with the sale of an AI-produced portrait, famous art auction house Christie’s is once again making headlines, but this time for recording the most lucrative art sale on the blockchain to date, CCN reports. Last week’s sale of the Barney A. Ebsworth collection brought in a staggering […]

Ambitious Estimates Hamper Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Sale of $279.2 Million as Van Gogh Remains Unsold but Monet is on the Money

New York’s November ‘giga-week’ auctions got off to a modest start at Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale last night, Nov. 11, as overambitious estimates took precedence over several highly publicized lots. Totaling $239.4 million ($279.2 million with fees), that was a far cry from last year’s sale, which doubled that amount to $479.3 million […]

How Christie’s so-called ‘AI-generated’ art sale proves documents can distort history (and other information)

Every Monday morning, artnet News brings you The Gray Market. The column decodes important stories from the previous week and offers unparalleled insight into the inner workings of the art industry in the process. For this edition, three thoughts on the most mind-boggling story of the week… SHORT CIRCUIT On Thursday, a gold-framed canvas print […]

Reviews | Want to get rich by buying art? Invest in women

When asked about discrimination against women artists, abstract expressionist Lee Krasner said the prejudice is as old as Judeo-Christian history. Dismissing the weight of that realization, she added, “I can’t do anything about these 5,000 years.” She paints anyway, as do women throughout the ages who have continued to create despite official disdain. Centuries and […]

Christie’s $416 Million Impressionist and Modern Art Sale Reaffirms Bull Market for Finest Materials

After Sotheby’s anti-climactic opening sale in New York on Monday night, which left attendees shrugging as they returned their unused paddles, Christie’s delivered a resounding encore on Tuesday with its evening sale of Impressionist and Modern Art. , totaling $416 million with fees. With confidence buoyed by the white glove sale of the Peggy and […]

Fresh-to-Market Ernst leads Bonhams Impressionist & Modern Art sale on November 14

Max Ernst (1891-1976) Ohne titel (Sedona Landschaft) 1957, oil on masonite (estimate: $500,000-700,000) 2017 Bonhams 1793 Ltd. All rights reserved Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Woman standing with a bun, Designed circa 1953-1954, bronze Estimate: $500,000-700,000 2017 Bonhams 1793 Ltd. All rights reserved The November 14 Bonhams Impressionist and Modern Art Sale will be led by works […]

Phillips London Achieves Strong $31.6M Contemporary Art Sale Despite Struggling Ai Weiwei

In a jam-packed week of contemporary art auctions held in London to accompany Frieze Week art fairs, Phillips found a spot on Friday afternoon, just before Christie’s main sale. Anticipating larger than usual crowds, the auction house moved from the basement to the larger ground floor showroom. The move certainly didn’t hurt. The £23.9 million […]

Impressionist and Modern Art Auction Christie’s

The sale, which included a separate catalog for surrealist works, was slightly lower than last February’s £147million sale. “It wasn’t easy,” commented Guy Jennings, managing director of the Fine Art Fund Group. “I would say the market has softened a bit. But it was stable. Jay Vincze, head of the impressionist and modern art department […]

Sotheby’s offers spring auction of abstract art in New York Latam

NEW YORK – Works by Colombian artist Fernando Botero, Cuban artist Wilfredo Lam and Mexican painter Rufino Tamayo are set to be among the highlights of Sotheby’s Latin American spring art auctions. next week, which will also include a special abstract art sale. Tamayo’s family-owned ‘La Familia’, which has just hit the market, is expected […]

Portinari tops Christie’s Latin American art sale

NEW YORK: A dreamlike painting of children releasing kites by Brazilian Candido Portinari sold for $1.4 million at Christie’s Latin American art sale and set a world record for the artist. Portinari’s 1941 Meninos Soltando Pipas was the top seller of the Wednesday night sale, which totaled $16 million and set benchmarks for other Latin […]

Rothko leads a record sale of contemporary art

NEW YORK – In a wave of auctions unprecedented in the history of the art market, Christie’s sale of contemporary art on Tuesday evening brought in $ 388.5 million, the highest amount ever recorded in this domain. A world auction record was set for a contemporary work of art when Mark Rothko’s “Orange, Red, Yellow” […]

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