Christie’s inaugural Art & Tech Summit in London showed what blockchain can (and can’t) do for the market.
A California law, the only of its kind in the country, entitled visual artists to resale royalties. A court found it conflicted with U.S. copyright law.
Auction houses and fairs are looking for ways to make pre-20th-century art exciting and accessible in the digital age.
All but one of the 75 lots offered in evening contemporary art sales at Sotheby’s and Phillips found a buyer.
Standout lots were few and far between at sales of Impressionist and modern works that finished 22 percent down compared with last year.
The buyer of a Sisley painting, now recognized as having been stolen by the Nazis from a Jewish collector, says he wants his money back, plus interest.
Museums have been re-evaluating their collections to give more prominence to works by black artists. Recent sales in New York show the market is following.
On Thursday, buyers were looking for works fresh to the market from long-term collections, rather than resales.
Jan Six has backing from several top experts for his attribution of the painting, which he bought at Christie’s in 2016. But some are reserving judgment.