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Auction Preview: Christie’s Evening Contemporary Sale 2015

Midway through this week’s contemporary art sales and prices show no signs of softening. Last night Sotheby’s sale tallied $380 million, with outlandish auction records for Christopher Wool ($30 million) and Mark Grotjahn ($6.5 million) among plenty...

Auction Preview: Christie’s “Looking Forward to the Past”

Christie's launches the second week of big-ticket spring auctions with "Looking Forward to the Past," spanning the years 1902 to 2011. This auction follows a new format inaugurated by the house in 2014, bringing postwar and contemporary art together...

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...

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