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    Painting by Yves Klein sets a new world record for a French Post-War artist at auction
    Date: 28 Jun 2012 | Views: 5423
    Christie's Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Auction totalled £132,819,400 ($207,331,083 / ˆ165,891,431), selling 98% by value and 87% by lot. More...
    Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Auction in London totals $108 million
    Date: 27 Jun 2012 | Views: 1725
    Tonight, Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction realised a total of £69,307,050 / $108,028,899 / ˆ86,675,518, against an estimate of £57-82m / $89-128m / ˆ71-103m, taking Sotheby’s Summer Season of Contemporary Art Sales, including the Gunter Sachs Collection, to the strong sum of £110.7 / $173 / ˆ120.5 million. More...
    Sotheby's June Evening Auction of Contemporary Art expected to realise £60 million
    Date: 26 Jun 2012 | Views: 1610
    Following the outstanding success of Sotheby’s Sale of The Gunter Sachs Collection this season in London, which doubled pre-sale expectations and realised £41.4 / $65.5 million, Sotheby’'s June Evening Auction of Contemporary Art is expected to realise in excess of £60 million. More...
    World record for Jean-Etienne Liotard: Portrait of Mademoiselle Jacquet sold for $1,853,509
    Date: 25 Jun 2012 | Views: 1475
    With a total of ˆ7.2 million ($9 million), Thursday’s sale of Old Master & 19th Century Paintings & Drawings at Sotheby’s Paris achieved one of the highest-ever totals for a sale in the field organized by Sotheby’s France, yielding five record prices and reflecting strong market demand for high quality works. More...
    Christie's sets a world auction record for an American book or historical document
    Date: 24 Jun 2012 | Views: 1410
    On June 22, at Christie’s New York, George Washington’s annotated copy of the Constitution and Bill of Rights (1789) sold for $9,826,500, setting a new world auction record for an American book or historical document. More...
    Christie's Evening Auction of Impressionist and Modern Art realizes $145.5 million
    Date: 22 Jun 2012 | Views: 1510
    The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale at Christie’s London on 20 June 2012 realised £92,583,550 / $145,541,341/ ˆ 114,618,435, selling 80% by lot and 84% by value. The auction had a pre-sale estimate of £74.5 million to £108.7 million. More...
    Joan Miró's masterpiece Peinture (Étoile Bleue) sells for $36.9m setting a world record
    Date: 21 Jun 2012 | Views: 1688
    Tonight in a dramatic bidding battle at Sotheby’s London saleroom, a new benchmark was set when Joan Miró’s 1927 modern masterpiece Peinture (Étoile Bleue) sold for £23,561,250, exceeding the pre-sale estimate of £15-20 m and shattering the previous record for the artist at auction. More...
    Christie's to offer works from the collection of the late Lord Forte & an interior by Francoise de Pfyffer
    Date: 12 Jun 2012 | Views: 2209
    On 12 July, Christie’s London will offer two private collections in one auction: Works of Art from The Collection of the late Lord Forte and An Interior by Françoise de Pfyffer. More...
    Rare Napoleon Bonaparte letter exhibiting English skills sells at auction for $405,000
    Date: 11 Jun 2012 | Views: 1528
    An illuminating letter written by Napoleon in English, sold at auction Sunday for ˆ325,000 ($405,000), offers a window into the mind of the French emperor, struggling with syntax of the language of enemy Britain. More...
    16th century masterpiece by Girolamo Romanino achieves $4,562,500 at Christie's
    Date: 9 Jun 2012 | Views: 1608
    Christie’s Old Master Paintings sale on June 6 in New York was led by the magnificent picture of Christ Carrying the Cross by Girolamo Romanino (Brescia 1484/87-1560), which sold for $4,562,500/£2,965,625/ˆ3,650,000... More...
    Sotheby's to offer the most exceptional collection of eight paintings by Frank Auerbach of Ruth Bromberg
    Date: 9 Jun 2012 | Views: 1443
    Sotheby’s announce that its forthcoming Evening Auction of Contemporary Art in London on Tuesday, 26 June, 2012 will present for sale a remarkable group of works by one Britain’s greatest living artists, Frank Auerbach** (b. 1931). More...
    One of the most beautiful Renoir paintings in private hands to be offered at Christie's
    Date: 1 Jun 2012 | Views: 1538
    The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale will take place on 20 June 2012 at 7pm and will offer 71 lots with a pre-sale estimate of £86,525,000 to £126,740,000. More...
    Joan Miró masterpiece leads Sotheby's Impressionist & Modern Art Sales in London this June
    Date: 1 Jun 2012 | Views: 1544
    Hot on the heels of the recent, widely acclaimed exhibitions dedicated to Joan Miró at Tate Modern in London, the Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona, and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, Sotheby’s London today announces the sale of a landmark work by the artist... More...
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