It’s been a big year for the three major international auction houses with record sales and new developments in digital technology.
Organiser June Carey’s initial idea was to ask 12 or 15 friends to paint vases for sale to raise money for mental health
Results from the major Modern and Contemporary art sales at Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Bonhams’ NY has conveyed a message of optimism to the COVID hit art market.
Sir Alan Bowness Former Tate Director Dies – Amateur Painting Realises £8.3m At Christie’s – National Gallery And Hugh Lane New Partnership
Sir Alan Bowness Former Tate Director Dies – Amature Painting Realises £8.3m At Christie’s – National Gallery And Hugh Lane New Partnership
The late George Michael, the British singer and songwriter, is to auction off his extensive collection of YBA artworks.
Another successful Christies Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale has topped expectations with record prices for Constantin Brancusi (1876-1957) and Kazimir Malevich (1878-1935).
A door from the infamous Hotel Chelsea belonging to the room resident ‘Superstar’ actress Edie Sedgwick and artist Andy Warhol shared in 1965, while filming Chelsea Girls, has sold for $52,500.
Liz Taylor’s Van Gogh Vue de l’asile et de la Chapelle de Saint-Rémy is back on the market again after selling in an auction at Christie’s in February 2012 for £10,121,250.
The dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is one of 27 artists who have given their support to a high profile charity auction in aid of award-winning NGO, Help Refugees.
London: An auction held at Sotheby’s in aid of survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire has raised £1.9m. Thirty one lots donated by artists including Anish Kapoor, Wolfgang Tilmans Antony Gormley and Tracey Emin sold over the estimates set by the auctioneers.
The ‘Art for Grenfell’ auction has been announced to take place on Monday 16 October at Sotheby’s, 34-35 New Bond Street, in London.
Sotheby’s has announced that it will be handling the estate collection of the great American playwright Edward Albee. The dedicated auction will be held this September in New York with proceeds of the sale benefiting The Edward F. Albee Foundation, which provides residencies for writers and visual artists in Montauk, Long Island.
A ring, containing a Picasso portrait of Dora Maar is to be auctioned at Sotheby’s.
12 June 2017
Items from the family collection of the iconic actress Audrey Hepburn a to go under the hammer at Christie’s in London.