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
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.
If you thought the Ernie Barnes wave had run its course, last week gave you a big surprise. During Christie's London sale, Main Street Pool Hall from 1978 made $1.8 million against an estimate under $100,000. That was the third highest price paid for a Barnes painting after the $15 million record Sugar Shack from 1976 and the $2.34 million paid for Storm Dance from 1977. Both of those sales took place in early May.
Unseen for 57 years, the central panel from a triptych portrait that Bacon himself broke up appears in London
On the heels of her Venice triumph and a strong new record set in New York, Christie's will open London evening sale with a recent work.
Christie's announced that Victor Pinchuk and his wife Olena are selling their Jeff Koons Balloon Monkey (Magenta) in London later this month with a £6 million ($7.5 million) estimate.
More art by Claude Monet was sold in New York’s May sales than trades in even the biggest years for the artist. A full $310 million was traded for Monet paintings last month. That’s more than sold in 2019, a banner year for the artist.
One of the largest Yves Klein Anthropométrie works still in private hands stars in London-to-Paris relay sale at Christie's
Christie’s bringing back to the market an important large Gerhard Richter abstract painting that once set a record price for these works at $34 million. The painting doesn’t have a published estimate but the whisper number isn’t really more than the previous sale. Christie’s will only say they expect the work to sell f