Based on the 2022 data, we identified the trends to watch in 2023: strong demand for artists who are women; revivals of forgotten or undervalued artists; big names gaining value; naive painters, surrealists and their contemporary admirers; as well as demand for a wide range of quirky Asian artists and historical Asian painters.
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith's work has received ongoing institutional support, but her price momentum is recent, as the market rediscovers artists it had previously excluded.
LiveArt has an easy-to-save calendar and the need-to-know lots for all of the November New York sales.
Emily Mae Smith rose as one of the stars of the 2021 season. A female artist, a figurative painter, and a contemporary Surrealist memorably skewering identity and gender, Smith was both a fresh take and fit the mold for market interest.
Last week’s Latin American Art sale at Christie’s in New York achieved a new record sale for recently “rediscovered” artist Belkis Ayón.
David M. Solinger's 90-lot collection estimated at $100 million to be sold at Sotheby's in dedicated sale, in November of 2022
Paul Allen's billion-dollar collection will be sold on November 9 & 10 in New York with three works estimated above $100 million
At the end of this month, Hindman will present a dedicated sale of the work of Gertrude Abercrombie. With 21 works included in the sale, Hindman is betting that Abercrombie’s market will float, not flood.
If you had told anyone six months ago that a painting by Lynne Drexler would be offered at auction in Los Angeles with a low estimate of $500,000, the response would have been laughter. But this week Bonhams announced it would be offering Grass Symphony from 1962 at its Los Angeles sale on September 14th with a $500,000 low estimate.
While “generative art” has come to be associated with the world of web3, the term dates back to a 1965 exhibition of work by Georg Nees, an academic, and Frieder Nake, a mathematician. Phillips’ online sale Ex-Machina: A History of Generative Art, spans beyond the existence of the phrase. The sale runs through July 20th, 2022.