What the Art Market has to say about Philip GUSTON (1913-1980)

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Philip Guston [10 Sep 2013]

Philip Guston (born 27 June 1913 – died 7 June 1980) was one of the great American artists associated with the New York School that included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Franz Kline and Barnett Newman.

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Christie’s and Sotheby’s anticipate price increases [03 May 2010]

For their Contemporary Art sales on 11 and 12 May 2010, Christie’s and Sotheby’s are betting on high prices for masterpieces signed Warhol, Klein and Rothko. But above all, the catalogues contain a number of major works that the crisis has withheld from the market.

New York sales perk up… [16 Nov 2009]

Is the art market recovering? That’s at least the impression given by Sotheby’s impressive $117.1m total revenue from its Contemporary Art sale on 11 November 2009. The figure is way above the auctioneer’s total estimates which were at worst a third and at best a half as much. Christie’s on the other hand was far from posting a “surprise” total with just $63.9m from 39 lots sold the previous day.

Mixed results in New York [26 May 2009]

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Contemporary art loses its shine [17 Nov 2008]

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