Women Lead Phillips $21 M. London Evening Sale – ARTnews.com

In the last stretch of auctions staged in London this week, Phillips held an evening sale offering works of modern and contemporary art evening at its UK headquarters, bringing in a combined total of £17.5 million ($21 million) with fees. The 33 lots offered spanned works from mid-career artists like Shara Hughes and Caroline Walker … Read more

$52 M. Francis Bacon Tops Sotheby’s London Evening Sales – ARTnews.com

Sotheby’s staged an evening sale offering works of modern and contemporary art on Wednesday evening in London, bringing in a combined total of £149 million ($182 million) with fees. The 79 lots offered spanned works from young newcomers like Shara Hughes and pieces by well-established figures like Francis Bacon. 61 works sold, with two withdrawn … Read more

$86 M. Basquiat Makes Bullish Return, Bringing Phillips Evening Sale to Historic High $226 M. – ARTnews.com

While this year’s edition of Frieze New York may have drawn crowds to The Shed on Wednesday, Phillips joined the action staging an evening sale dedicated to 20th century and contemporary art that brought in a collective $226 million—marking the largest total in the company’s history. That figure was nearly double last year’s equivalent sale … Read more

Ernie Barnes Steals Spotlight at Christie’s $831 M. Evening Sales – ARTnews.com

On Thursday night, Christie’s concluded its marquee May sales week with a blockbuster night of back-to-back auctions. A sale dedicated to Impressionist and modern works from the collection of the late New York philanthropist and socialite Anne Bass was followed by another devoted to 20th-century art. Together, the two sales brought in a staggering $831 … Read more

Christie’s Evening Sale Sets Records Even As It Nets ‘Lackluster’ $103 M. Total – ARTnews.com

Christie’s staged her second evening sale dedicated to art made in the 21st century Tuesday, netting a total of $103 million for the 29 lots. That result fell just short of the high end of the lots’ adjusted pre-sales estimates of between $76 million -$106 million The total paled in comparison to Monday evening’s sale … Read more

Picasso Portrait Brings Sotheby’s Hong Kong Evening Sales to $164.2 M. – ARTnews.com

On Wednesday evening in Hong Kong, Sotheby’s modern and contemporary art evening sales brought in a combined $164.2 million with premium, landing within the pre-sale estimate of HK$927 million–1.4 billion ($118 million–$178 million). Despite a tense political climate in the region amid strict pandemic-related measures in Hong Kong and Shanghai, the sale performed well, with … Read more

Join Jennie C. Jones and Her Collaborators for a Special Evening at the Guggenheim

Posted inSponsored On March 24, poet Fred Moten and musicians Brandon and Cecilia Lopez will accompany Jones on an experimental program interweaving visual and sonic arts. Portrait of Jennie C. Jones with Jennie C. Jones: DynamicsSolomon R. Guggenheim Museum, February 4, 2021–May 2, 2022 (photo: David Heald © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 2022) On Thursday, … Read more