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Million Pound Lots and Fierce Bidding Provide a Record Result at...

LONDON.- There was barely standing room and a tangible buzz at Bonhams Fine Chinese Art Sale in London today (12.5.11), which saw many items rocket way beyond their pre-sale estimates. The sale ended with a sold total of £16.9m with 95% sold by value....

Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale Brings $39 Million at Sotheby’s...

NEW YORK, NY.- Yesterday’s Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale at Sotheby’s New York brought $38,982,225, above the pre-sale low estimate of $34.4 million and the highest total for an Impressionist & Modern Day Sale at Sotheby’s worldwid...

Robust Sales, Attendance at Japanese Art Exhibitions During Asia Week New...

NEW YORK, NY.- In a week that saw record prices in nearly every field of Asian art, sales of Japanese art were robust and attendance at the numerous gallery exhibitions held by local and out-of-state and foreign dealers was up significantly over Asia W...

Auction Houses Christie’s and Sotheby’s Gear Up for New York Art...

NEW YORK (REUTERS).- Buoyed by record results amid a dramatic art market recovery and an increasingly global clientele, Christie's and Sotheby's are gearing up for spring auctions with nearly $1 billion of art for sale. Last year proved one of the bes...

Evening Sale of South African Masterpieces to Be Held at Bonhams...

LONDON.- Bonhams next South African Art sale on March 23 has attracted so many outstanding works following the breaking of the record for South African art last year in New Bond Street, that the sale will now include an evening auction of 20 masterpiec...

Phillips de Pury & Company’s Valencia Contemporary Art Collection Sale Totals...

LONDON.- Phillips de Pury & Company’s February Contemporary Art sales realized £9,764,563 /$15,828,357 intotal selling 83% by value and 78% by lot. “We are delighted to have set multiple auction records during sales that have proven that th...

Sotheby’s February 2011 Contemporary Art Evening Auction Realises $71,051,252

LONDON.- Tonight, Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening sale realised £44,359,900 /$71,051,252 /€52,965,613 - above the high estimate (£30.4-£43 million/$48.7-$68.9 million**). With ‘Looking Closely’, this sum brings the total for S...

Sales of Impressionist & Modern Art at Sotheby’s this Week Total...

LONDON.- Sotheby’s series of Impressionist & Modern Art sales in London this week realised a combined total of £140,156,325 / $225,190,077 /€165,107,883 – surpassing the pre-sale estimate* for the series (£95,924,000 - £136,388,000). Helena Ne...

An Evening Sale of South African Masterpieces at Bonhams in London

LONDON.- Bonhams next South African Art sale on March 23 has attracted so many outstanding works following the breaking of the record for South African art last year in New Bond Street, that the sale will now include an evening auction of 20 masterpiec...

Christie’s 2010 Global Art Sales Total $5.0 Billion, Highest Sales Total...

LONDON.- Christie’s International, the world’s leading art business, today announced worldwide sales for 2010 of £3.3 billion/$5.0 billion, up 53% by £ on last year’s figure of £2.1 billion (Figures include buyer’s premium). The ...

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