Born from an alliance between Artprice, the world leader in art market information (founded and directed by thierry Ehrmann) and its powerful Chinese institutional partner Artron (directed by Wan Jie), the 13th Global Art Market Annual Report at last provides a perfect reading of the art market from both a Western and an Eastern perspective.
Fridays are the best! Every other Friday, ArtPrice offers you a themed auction ranking. This week, ArtPrice discusses the 10 most expensive drawings in 2014. In the lineup: nine Chinese bids out of the 10!
Fridays are the best! Every other Friday, Artprice offers you a themed auction ranking. This week, the leader of information on the art market discusses the 10 most expensive prints in the Western market.
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...