Sotheby’s April 18 Hong Kong sale, ICONS: Masterpieces from across time and space, features—as the name implies—a vast array of items chosen for their ability to inspire and delight viewers.
On March 23, Basquiat’s seminal work, Warrior, sold at Christie’s in a live-streamed sale for $41.9 million (HKD 323,600,000) just above its high estimate of $31 million - $41 million (HKD 320,000,000) becoming the most expensive artwork ever sold in a sale in Asia and is the fourth-highest price achieved by Basquiat at auction.
Movie star Angelina Jolie has decided to sell a Winston Churchill painting—a remarkable piece with an intriguing historical context and history of ownership.
Thursday morning, Portrait of a Young Man Holding a Roundel by Sandro Botticelli broke the record for sales of Old Masters at Sotheby’s when it sold for $92.2 million, in the first marquee sale of the year.
On January 14, Artcurial offered a record-setting original, unpublished cover design from The Adventures of Tintin, one of the most iconic European comics of the 20th century.
Currently on view at the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD), Meet Us Quickly is a digital exhibit and auction featuring work from twelve formerly and currently incarcerated artists at San Quentin prison.
The world-renowned Sassoon family collection of Judaica is one that tells the unique story of one of the world’s most prominent families.
The top lot of the night was Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec’s Pierreuse, which surpassed its high estimate by $4 million to sell for $9,062,000.
Though his works feature prominently in many of Canada’s most prestigious arts institutions and he is considered one of the country’s most celebrated modernist artists, David Milne has been described as having worked at the periphery of Canadian modernism.
A sculpture by Giacometti, a painting by Van Gogh, a table by Carlo Mollino, and a trio of cars were some of the highlights of the evening sales at Sotheby’s last night, which brought in a combined total of $283.9 million.