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Artists including Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Mark Bradford and Glenn Ligon are donating work to be sold in May to benefit the Studio Museum in Harlem.
The big houses preferred established names to emerging artists at this week’s contemporary art sales in the British capital.
The auction house has benefited from private sales and diversifying its ventures.
“Femme au Béret et à la Robe Quadrillée (Marie-Thérèse Walter),” from 1937, showed the continuing strength of Picasso in an auction at Sotheby’s.
The teapot, which the Metropolitan Museum of Art bought at auction, is said to represent the “entrepreneurial spirit” of 18th-century America.
The Italian fashion editor, saying she wants a change, is auctioning some of her clothes this weekend.
Auction prices for high-end collectible automobiles have dropped as specialists have replaced speculators. Cars that do sell have one thing in common: They still work.
The agreement to sell the treasured Rockwell, which could save the financially troubled museum, requires court approval.
Sales have risen at Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips — but are they keeping up with the growth of global wealth?