Georg Baselitz – no creation without destruction…
Born in Saxony in 1938 on the eve of WWII, Georg Baselitz became one of Germany’s greatest Contemporary artists. Né Hans Georg Kern, he adopted the name Baselitz after the Saxon village where he was born (Deutschbaselitz).
The Top 10 of Italian contemporary artists
Friday is Top day! Every other Friday, Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking. This week: the top ten bids for contemporary Italian artists (born after 1945).
Following publication of the minutes of Artprice's AGM on 27 June 2014 together with a presentation of Artprice's "Future Outlook" (link to the online pdf file at the bottom of this page) that was discussed during the meeting, there had been substantial demand from shareholders and the market for further information.
Female artists and big money results…
Women artists and the art market... Now there’s a difficult subject! For years art critics, historians, art market specialists, museum curators and even art fair directors have denounced the huge gap between the values of artworks produced by women and men.
Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news: On Kawara - Jean Dubuffet - Anna-Eva Bergman
5 artists under 30 - Chapter 5: Asia
Our fifth selection of the art market’s “youngstars” looks at Asian artists. Once again, our focus identifies the top 5 most successful artists under 30 on the auction market since January 2013, and this week’s selection underscores the exceptional selling power of young Asian artists.
The Top Ten of contemporary Brazilian artists
Friday is Top day! Every other Friday, Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking. This week: the top ten bids for contemporary Brazilian artists
5 artists under 30 - Chapter 4: Latin America
This week’s analysis of the global art market’s ‘youngstars’ focuses on Latin America, and once again our search looks at the best auction results over the past 18 months for artists under 30. Although we have identified five young signatures from Latin America, the results are overwhelmingly dominated by one artist who has rocketed to stardom: Oscar Murillo.
Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news: How much for a ceramic by Picasso? - Claude Monet's recent $53 million - One Vermeer surely makes a summer…
This week, our tour of the world in search of the art market’s youngest stars takes us to Africa and the Middle East and gives us a selection of five artists under the age of 30 who have posted the best performances at public sales over the past 18 months.
Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news: From Brancusi to Saâdane Afif - Francis Bacon - El Greco
5 artists under 30 - Chapter 2: United States
Pursuing our world tour of hot young artists, here is an overview of the US auction market’s five most successful artists under 30 since January 2013. We note that the top-5 young Americans are all male and that the selection reflects two centers of creative activity: New York of course, but also Los Angeles, where Lucien Smith was born and where Parker Ito, Louis Einser and Sam Falls spend much of their time.
Top Ten of Philippine artists
Friday is Top day! Every other Friday, Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking. This week: the top ten sales of works by contemporary Philippine artists.
5 artists under 30 - Chapter 1: Europe
Potential (and already) stars of the European art market… here is our selection of the top five under-30 artists with the best auction results since January 2013. Artprice proposes a round-the-world tour of successful young artists in several chapters, starting with the five most sought-after signatures in Europe today.
Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news: Nicolas de Staël - Amedeo Modigliani - Boticelli
Old Masters: three price levels
Old art is generally a less profitable segment of the art market than Contemporary art primarily because the latter segment enjoys the price impact of fashion, speculation and frequent turnover whereas old masterpieces are rare, relatively stable in price and sold much less frequently.
The Top Ten of the 1900s
Friday is Top day! Every other Friday, Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking. This week: the top ten sales of works from the 1900s.
Highlights of New York sales of Latin American art
The two days of sales on May 28 and 29 offered a total of 464 lots of Modern and Contemporary Latin American artworks. The signatures included Botero, Wifredo Lam, Jesús Rafael Soto, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Milhazes and Meireles.
Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news: Richard Serra in Qatar - Tintin on top form - $200 for a Dali
Matisse went through Impressionism, Fauvism and Cubism with an overriding leitmotiv that underpinned the limpidity and power of one of the most important oeuvres of the 20th century: “see life through the eyes of a child”.
New York’s prestige sales of Post-War & Contemporary Art on May 13 and 14 generated more than a billion dollars. Christie’s largely overshot its estimates with remarkably strong results.
Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news: Bruce Nauman - Ilya and Emilia Kabakov - Martial Raysse
The first of New York's two high points in the annual art market agenda ended on the evening of May 7 after the last bid at Sotheby's prestige Impressionist & Modern art sale.
The Top Ten of the 1910s
Friday is Top day! Every other Friday, Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking. This week: the top ten sales of works from the 1910s.
Contemporary Art in New York: the star lots
For Christie’s and Sotheby’s, the May sales represent one of the high points of the calendar year. The two market giants generate at least $500 million in two days of sales and usually post increasingly spectacular auction records. In May 2012, their prestige Contemporary Art sales generated $578.3 million from 102 adjudications – a new record at the time – but quickly buried the following year when the two companies’ combined turnover from the same sales reached $691.7 million, with the
Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news: Matisse at the Tate Modern - Lucio Fontana in Paris - Contemporary Art in New York
The secret laws of Odilon Redon
Inspiration to the Nabis, symbolist, forerunner to Surrealism, Odilon REDON (born 1840 in Bordeaux, died 1916 in Paris) explored the subconscious, transforming nature into dreamlike signs, creating pious images reflecting a poetical form of syncretism.
The Top Ten of the 1920s
Friday is Top day! Every other Friday, Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking. This week: the top ten sales of works from the 1920s.
Overview of South Korea’s art market
The breakthrough of South Korea onto the international art market dates back to the 80s with the presence of Korean galleries at the Paris International Contemporary Art Fair (FIAC) in 1984 and of Korean artists at the Venice Biennale in 1986.
Flash News : Bacon - Warhol - Ai Weiwei
Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news: Death of Chu Teh Chun - Bernard Buffet - Pieter Brueghel the Younger