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.
To celebrate getting 5000 subscribers and over 150.000 views James Payne’s next film will be whichever work of art gets the most votes.
27 June 2019
The London Summer Art week which includes Contemporary auctions at both Christie’s and Sotheby’s, Masterpiece London the art fair recently acquired by Art Basel as well a Olympia and newcomer FairForSaatchi is well on the way.
16 June 2019
The highly anticipated first UK exhibition of Keith Haring’s work has opened at Tate Liverpool. It is vast, covering most aspects of his work and career. This was my first experience seeing so many pieces by this seminal figure from the 1980s,’ in the flesh, so I was curious to learn more about the man.
28 December 2018
Where are the black artists in the galleries? We think it’s bad now, what about during the 1980s? The early 1980s before Basquiat?
24 May 2018
High value bluechip contemporary art displayed at alternative venues is usually something that excites us here at Artlyst; however,
21 September 2017
The new Jean-Michel Basquiat show at the Barbican titled Basquiat: Boom For Real comes with a thumping big hardback catalogue published by Prestel.
Basquiat used what he knew was out there on the streets the injustices towards black people.
18 September 2017
The Street Artist Banksy has created two new artworks inspired by Jean Michael Basquiat at the Barbican.
29 June 2017
Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale has realised a very respectable £62.3 million / $79.8 million / €70.4 million total.
Jean-Michel Basquiat’s ‘Untitled’ painting from 1982, a monumental canvas that has rarely been seen since it last appeared on the market in May 1984, is the centrepiece of Sotheby’s Contemporary Art sale in New York on the 18 May.
28 February 2017
Global art sales are down by 22% from 2015, as the Art market reacts to a turbulent year with the election of Donald Trump and Brexit. The number of mega-expensive works sold and this represents pieces over the value of $10m for a single work of art has also tumbled by up to 50%. China has regained its status as the world’s top market,over the US another revelation that the west isn’t performing as well as it was a year ago.
A monumental painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol, two enfants terribles of the art world, will be offered at auction from the collection of Elton John and David Furnish in Sotheby’s Paris Evening Sale of Contemporary Art. The two artists first met in a café in 1980, when Basquiat boldly approached Warhol – his idol who was then at the peak of his glory. […]
The sale of a £25m/$37.1 m painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat at Christie’s, New York, on 13 May this year has led to a commercial statement to be filed in New York. The Field Next to the Other Road created in (1981), was consigned by the dealer Tony Shafrazi to Christie’s auctioneers for their Post-War and Contemporary evening sale The winning bidder […]
With the opening of Mike Leigh’s film ‘Mr. Turner’, starring Timothy Spall as the great British painter Joseph Mallard William Turner, Artlyst turns its eye toward the art biopic. Considering the visual nature of art and film, one may think visual art a fitting topic for celluloid – or is experiencing the clichéd story arc […]
Sotheby’s is to offer for sale a magnificent and encompassing assembly of Post-war & Contemporary art on 26 June. Headlining the auction, Francis Bacon’s Study for Self-Portrait is the penultimate self-portrayal in the artist’s pivotal corpus of intimately scaled portrait heads. Executed in 1980, this deeply reflective painting delivers a remarkable exemplification of the principle […]
Thursday’s Contemporary Art Auction at Phillips de Pury NYC totalled at $88.9 million, sitting squarely in the middle of its pre-sale estimates of $75.9 million to $110.7 million. Of the 44 works on offer, 35 found buyers, with the star lot of the night being a 1981 painting by Basquiat being sold by US collector […]