State of the art of the market: an analysis of global auctions in the first five months of 2022

Artnet Price Database: From drawings by Michelangelo to paintings by Warhol, chairs by Le Corbusier to prints by Banksy, you’ll find over 14 million color illustrated fine art auction records dating back to 1985. Artnet covers over 1,800 auction houses and 385,000 artists, and every lot is checked by Artnet’s team of multilingual specialists. Whether you’re appraising a collection, researching an artist’s market history, or pricing an artwork for sale, the Pricing Database will help you determine the value of art .

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