“Si said to me that he always gets what he wants because he will not stop bidding,” David Geffen recalls. But one got away: Jackson Pollock’s “The Deep.”
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.
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.
British dealers, auctioneers and artists are bracing for the departure from the European Union. Some see advantages to life outside the bloc.
It’s been a memorable year in the art world, not for what happened, but for who left.
Loic Gouzer will step down as co-chairman of postwar and contemporary art at the end of the year
Auction houses are still getting high prices for works from the historic canon, but demand isn’t what it once was.