Although Alighiero Boetti (born 16 December 1940 in Turin, Italy, and died 24 April 1994 in Rome) called himself a painter, he worked with a broad range of media and collected all kinds of materials and images.
Friday is Top day! Every other Friday, Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking. 2014 was a year positively bursting with records. And yet the highest bid was still far below the peak achieved in 2013 – and naturally, we wonder why. This week, to shed more light on the situation, Artprice looks back at the Top Ten hammer prices of 2014.
With the art market at an all-time peak, Artprice.com takes a look at artists who generate the highest annual auction totals in the world and who thus represent a handsome source of income for auction operators. The latter, remember, are remunerated from fees charged to both the seller and the buyer.
Riddled with private and institutional side-shows, the Miami Beach edition of Art Basel now has a whole collection of parallel fairs, turning the week into a veritable marathon for tens of thousands of art lovers from all over the world.
Friday is Top day! Every other Friday, Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking. This week, we reveal the ten highest bids ever registered in the UK, i.e. London, the heart of the European market and the third biggest marketplace in the world.
The name of the winner of the Turner Prize will be announced on Monday, 1 December. The four shortlisted artists, whose works are currently on show at the Tate Britain, are two video-makers, a performance artist and a multi-media artist.
In Japanese Candlesticks, 1998 was a classic Doji gravestone. The Doji gravestone represents buyer weakness with diminishing strength in the latter part of the year – the closing level mirroring the opening level.
Quantitatively less dense than Post-War & Contemporary sales and less publicized and less profitable for the major auctioneers, Old Masters sales offer certain masterpieces worthy of the world’s most prestigious museums. From Van Dyck to Tiepolo...
At the finish line of the major November sales the American auction company, Sotheby’s, confirmed its leadership of the Impressionist & Modern segment with its best-ever sales total of $422.1 million including fees
November is the traditional month for the major sales of Impressionist and Contemporary art in New York. Ahead of our analysis of the results of the Impressionist & Modern art sales in a future article, we take a preview of
A cultural centre on the Champs-Elysees… a Foundation dedicated to artistic creation… and now a superb new museum in the Bois de Boulogne just outside Paris, the French LVMH Group has established itself as a leading institution for Contemporary art in France.
Who are today's top artists on the Contemporary art market? Who are the most sought-after emerging artists in the world? Where exactly is the market? Where is it beginning to thrive? What are the principal trends on the Contemporary art market… and what determines the price of an artist? Just some of the questions we focus on in this eighth edition of Artprice.com's Contemporary Art Market Guide, based on an in-depth analysis of global auction data (July 2013 through early July 2014).