Art In America

Picasso, Giacometti Lead $600 Million Auction Season Opener

A group of 14 rare modernist works by artists including Picabia, Moholy-Nagy and Mondrian is expected to ring up for as much as $92 million at auction next week at Sotheby's New York. These paintings, coming from an unnamed European seller, will be...

Will Sotheby’s $80-Million Warhol Break Auction Record?

The seasonal battle for trophies between New York's two main auction houses is on, with both Christie's and Sotheby's offering works by Pop master Andy Warhol. Sotheby's will offer Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster), 1963, a 13-foot-wide, two-panel...

A $60-Million Coke?

An Andy Warhol depiction of a Coca-Cola bottle may fetch as much as $60 million at auction this fall.

Bigger and Better: The 2013 Texas Biennial

Nobody walks anywhere in Houston. But the urban sprawl, traffic jams and punishing sunshine lent an opportune context for a Christie Blizard walking/painting performance on Saturday that was part of the current Texas Biennial (through Nov. 9).

Christie’s Will Appraise Detroit Institute of Arts Collection

As assets owned by the city, the museum's holdings may be subject to possible sale to satisfy the city's debts, which are estimated to be as high as $18 billion. Experts have speculated that the museum's collection could bring $2 billion. 

Leonardo DiCaprio and Christie's Aim to Save the Planet

Leonardo DiCaprio and Christie's New York raised $38.8 million at an auction last night to benefit the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation. Along the way, auction records were set for no fewer than 13 artists among the 33 in the sale.

Amy Cappellazzo to Leave Christie’s

After 13 years with the auction house, Amy Cappellazzo will leave Christie's in February to go into business as a private dealer and advisor.

Christie’s Impressionists Find Ready Buyers

"Though there were a few very nice things for sale this week, it's getting more and more difficult to find great Impressionist and modern material," New York dealer Daniella Luxembourg told A.i.A. at the auction house.

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