One auction, in May, will include works by Amedeo Modigliani, Pierre Bonnard and Henri Matisse; an auction in June will center on the decorative arts.
The pop star amassed a large collection of modern British art. Before an auction of the works on March 14, three artists talk about the works he loved and what they say about him.
Prosecutors are tamping down on auctions of works apparently by the dictator, not because of moral questions, but because many of them are fake.
The auction house says earnings were bolstered by $1 billion in private sales, though profitability was down, and that online-only sales were up.
Christie’s said a Hawaiian sculpture that it sold in 2017 was about 200 years old. But some experts aren’t convinced.
No one had spotted a new painting by the Dutch master for four decades — until the scion of a storied Amsterdam family found two.
The designer Shohei Shigematsu is leading the redesign and expansion of the auction houses’s gallery space on the Upper East Side of New York.
At 82, this titan of Modernism is talking about the past, taking stock and putting some of his works and part of his collection up for auction.
At Sotheby’s in May, the painting is expected to bring $35 million to $50 million, which will be used to acquire work by women and people of color.