After $1 billion in art sales in less than a week, cracks show during Christie’s sale.
Art & Auctions
The Codex Sassoon, as it is known, is the second most expensive historical document ever auctioned.
Christie’s wants the fashion designer to take top Basquiat honors this week, but Sotheby’s and collector Peter Brant are selling another Basquiat masterpiece on Thursday.
Seven trophies by artists such as Willem de Kooning and Pablo Picasso sell for more than $10 million apiece at Christie’s sale to kick off the New York spring auctions.
To market the $7.4 million sale, Sotheby’s is planning an immersive exhibit about the musician in London.
A new theory suggests that the Renaissance master modeled his iconic image of God after himself.
The woodblock print inspired artists across the East and West, including Monet and Van Gogh.
Barkley Hendricks’s painting of fellow artist Stanley Whitney is set to be auctioned by Christie’s in May.
They thought their Norman Rockwells were safely in storage. Until they saw them hanging in the White House.
Painting was the star of Sotheby’s London sales and signals art-market momentum.