• A Basquiat Sells for ‘Mind-Blowing’ $110.5 Million at Auction

      Sunday, 21 May 2017 14:14

      Joining the rarefied $100 million-plus club in a salesroom punctuated by periodic gasps from the crowd, Jean-Michel Basquiat’s powerful 1982 painting of a skull brought $110.5 million at Sotheby’s, to become the sixth most expensive work ever sold at auction. Only 10 other works have broken the $100 million mark. “He’s now in the same […]

    • Christie’s – New York: Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

      Tuesday, 16 May 2017 16:59

      Christie’s – New York 20 Rockefeller Plaza  / +12126362000 / www.christies.com/locations/salerooms/new-york Mon – Fri 9:30am to 5pm   May 16, 2017 Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale The Day Sale features the masters of the modern, with over 50 sculptures such as a stunning carved green marble work by Barbara Hepworth, a selection of undulating […]

    • Family Dynamics 7th Annual Benefit Art Auction

      Tuesday, 18 April 2017 14:43

        Family Dynamics, an after school and community-based program of SCO Family of Services, announced today its 7th Annual Benefit Art Auction & Reception, slated to take place on Wednesday, April 19th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Lightbox, NYC. This year’s Honorary Artist Chair, Robert Szot, is a painter living and working in New York City. Szot’s work has exhibited in a […]

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      Inside David Bowie’s Private Collection

      Saturday, 8 October 2016 21:59

      10–11 November, 2016 at Sotheby’s David Bowie was a musician, actor and icon, as well as a publisher, curator and magazine editor with Modern British art at the heart of those passions. Born in South London, it’s perhaps no surprise that he was drawn to chroniclers of the capital’s streets such as Harold Gilman and […]

    • Groundswell honors Guerrilla Girls, Settlement Housing Fund & Alexa Sewell! Live Auction

      Friday, 7 October 2016 16:21

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    • Mr. K’s Chinese decor auction on LiveAuctioneers, October 17th 2016

      Thursday, 6 October 2016 19:47

      WR Auction Gallery Inc. is pleased to announce that our October auction will feature the fine Chinese decor of renowned NYC restaurant, Mr. K’s. We will be auctioning off the restaurant’s collection of art and furnishings including its agate/jade/stone carvings, porcelain & ceramics, silk wall hangings, and personalized chopsticks it had custom-made for celebrities and […]

    • Los Angeles Modern Auction, October 9, 2016

      Wednesday, 14 September 2016 20:03

      Modern Art & Design Auction   The October 9, 2016 Modern Art & Design Auction features a noteworthy Helen Frankenthaler painting, Jade, from 1976, an important Ad Reinhardt painting from 1958, a painting and a work on paper by Ed Ruscha, two early paintings by John McLaughlin, in addition to works by Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Roy Lichtenstein, […]

    • 2016 Sporting Art Auction Scheduled for Nov. 21 at Keeneland

      Wednesday, 14 September 2016 19:56

      LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 9, 2016) – Keeneland Association and Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington are again teaming to conduct the fourth annual Sporting Art Auction, to be held Monday, Nov. 21, at 4 p.m. ET in the Keeneland Sales Pavilion. The 2016 collection features 175 high-quality lots representing fine sporting art, American paintings, and sculpture from […]

    • Live Art Auction Preview @ PL Trade and Investment Section in New York

      Wednesday, 6 July 2016 16:53

       Live Pop-Up Art Auction Preview on July 6th, 2016 – 6pm-9pm @ PL Trade and Investment Section in New York 675 Third Avenue, 19 floor (betw. 42nd & 43rd St.) New York, New York 10017 A great opportunity to enjoy original artworks of selected, established Polish and American contemporary artists on July 6th, 2016 @ PL […]

    • Andy Warhol's “Four Marilyns (Reversal Series)” (1979-86) and Jenny Saville's “Shift” (1966-67) are auctioned off at Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Sale, June 28, 2016.
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      Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale: Analyzing the Results

      Thursday, 30 June 2016 15:52

      The Sotheby’s Contemporary Art evening sale exceeded expectations, Judd Tully reported, easing concerns about the impact of Brexit on the art market. In fact, the weak pound might have spurred the enthusiastic bidding, which resulted in two artist records: one for Jenny Saville, whose “Shift” (1996-97) —the evening’s top lot — sold to the Long […]

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