The Bonhams Australia sale of works from the collection of recently deceased art collector Colin Laverty at the Museum of Contemporary Art on 24 March will be one of the most closely watched art auctions in recent years. Featuring a range of works by some of...
With her startling copper green face and the sparse background, 'Chinese Girl' may not be the most obvious masterpiece -- but it became one of the best-selling prints of all time and is expected to raise up to $750,000 at auction Wednesday.The once...
Five years after its inception, Asia Week will be bigger than ever this spring. Growing 25 percent over last year, the event will include auctions and special exhibitions at 43 galleries, many of which have traveled to New York from cities across the world....
Judd Tully, Art+Auction
In the wake of the now largely forgotten price-fixing scandal of 2000, which saw Christie’s and Sotheby’s jointly shelling out $512 million in fines for charging sellers rigged nonnegotiable commissions, the first order of business for the houses was to find...
Judith Gura, Art+Auction
The 20th- and 21st-century design sales closed out the season with generally good, but not spectacular, results. Judging from the action this time, the frenzied bidding of a few years back isn’t about to return. This bodes well for the long-term health of the...
Between 1988 and 2006, Shun Kurokochi, who describes himself as “an ordinary man working in a bank,” assembled an unusually large collection dedicated to the work of the Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara.Bit by bit, Kurokochi saved part of his salary to buy...
BLOUIN ARTINFO Hong Kong
A painting by Chinese master Zao Wou-ki leads the Sotheby’s contemporary art auction series in Hong Kong this April. Sotheby’s Hong Kong Spring Sales 2013 will be held April 3-8 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The marathon of auctions...
Seasoned art collectors and first-time buyers wanting to own an Andy Warhol will get their chance next week when 125 paintings, drawings and photographs by the artist will be auctioned in a week-long cybersale.The global online auction from Feb. 26 through...
Darryl Jingwen Wee
TOKYO — Christie’s Japan held a special preview yesterday of Japanese and Korean artworks that will be featured at its March 20th New York auction. The famed auction house celebrated the 40th anniversary of its Tokyo operations earlier this year by moving out...
Nicolai Hartvig, ARTINFO France
PARIS — When Piasa opens its new space on the Rue du Bac in April, it will be the first time that a Paris auction house has set up shop on the Left Bank. The architect working on its new location in a former chapel from the 18th century is Charles Zana, who...
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