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Christie’s held two photograph sales on Dec. 19. Read More
Spring photography auctions at Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips de Pury & Company rose 36 percent from last April, when volume and individual prices rebounded sharply from the market doldrums of 2009 (ANL, 4/20/10). Read More
When Andy Warhol’s Portrait of Linda Cossey with Camera, ca. 1981, went on the block at Christie’s evening sale of Postwar and contemporary art in London on Feb. 11, it carried an estimate of £450,000/550,000. Read More
A Nov. 17 ruling by the New York State Supreme Court has allowed Italian collector Guido Orsi to proceed with a pared-down version of the lawsuit he filed jointly with Manhattan art dealer Tony Shafrazi against auction house Christie’s, alleging fraud related to a 1990 sale of a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960–88).
In recent weeks the major auction houses have adopted measures to reduce their financial risk before the fall auctions, particularly after October’s London sales showed clear signs that the economy is weighing on demand for contemporary art (ANL, 10/28/08). Read More
The 20th annual Art Show, sponsored by the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) and held at the Seventh Regiment Armory on Park Avenue in Manhattan, from Feb. 22-25, turned in another strong showing despite a drop in attendance—from approximately 14,000 last year to about 10,000. Read More