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NEW YORK — Move over Monet. Nike is hot on your heels.
COMPETING bids for a tiny abstract painting by Robert Ryman climbed higher and higher until — Bang! — the hammer came down on the 1963 canvas at £850,000 ($1.08 million), more than twice its low estimate.
JUST 15 months after Peter Doig’s The Architect’s Home in the Ravine fetched $20 million at Sotheby’s, the landscape was back on the market.
IN A career defined by audacious takeovers, Patrick Drahi’s bid for Sotheby’s ranks as perhaps the most surprising of all.
REMEMBER the legendary 1945 Romanée-Conti Burgundy that sold for $558,000 at a Sotheby’s auction last fall? Turns out it’s part of a larger overall boom in the wine auction market, one driven by voracious demand for Burgundy and the appeal of single-owner cellars.
HONG KONG — An abstract oil painting by Chinese-French master Zao Wou-Ki changed hands for HK$510.4 million ($65.2 million) at Sotheby’s on Sunday, more than 28 times its previous purchase price and setting a new record for any Asian work of art sold at auction.
DREAMING of being a wine collector with a killer cellar but don’t know how to turn your fantasy into reality? I understand. The whole prospect of assembling the wines can be a shopping hassle requiring time-consuming research and way too many picky decisions. But you’re in luck.
NEW YORK — A stunning nude that is the largest painting produced by Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani sold for $157.2 million in New York...
NEW YORK — Six months after selling a Leonardo da Vinci for half a billion dollars, New York art auction season is back, gearing...
HONG KONG – A 1,000-year-old bowl from China’s Song Dynasty sold at auction for $37.7 million on Tuesday, breaking the record for Chinese porcelain,...