What the Art Market has to say about Joan MIRO (1893-1983)

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Top-selling drawings in Paris [05 Apr 2019]

In Artprice’s fortnightly series of auction rankings designed to help you identify the Art Market’s primary trends – this week’s Friday Top! article picks out the top 10 results during the intense week of drawing shows, fairs and auctions as part of Paris Drawing Week. Every year – for the past 13 years – Drawing […]

The Top10 of Surrealism [30 Nov 2018]

Every other Friday Artprice posts an auction ranking to help you apprehend the Art Market’s leading trends. This week, Artprice takes a look at the 10 most expensive Surrealist artworks ever sold at auction… A ranking very clearly dominated by Miro. The Catalan Surrealist artist Joan Miro, currently the subject of a major retrospective at […]

The multitude of art fairs highlights a multi-speed market [30 Oct 2018]

The global figures show phenomenal Art Market growth: +1,700% since the year 2000 in terms of Fine Art auction turnover, with Contemporary art as the market’s principal driver. However, the extraordinary expansion is not evenly spread across the market… as we saw at the various different art fairs recently hosted in Paris. The FIAC’s results […]

Joan Miro show at the Grand Palais [04 Sep 2018]

3 October 2018 – 4 February 2019 The Grand Palais in Paris is the superb location for an ambitious Joan MIRO (1893-1983) retrospective lasting four months. It’s not the first because back in 1974 the National Galleries of the Grand Palais hosted an exhibition of work by the Catalan artist to mark his 80th birthday. […]

Top of Surrealism in 2018 [11 May 2018]

  This week’s Friday Top ranks the best results in 2018 of one of the major founding artistic movements in the 20th century, Surrealism, a movement that both Christie’s and Sotheby’s devote specialised sales to each year. Rank Artist Artwork Price ($) Date Auctioneer 1 René MAGRITTE (1898-1967) Le groupe silencieux (1926) $10,031,386 27/02/2018 Christie’s London 2 […]

What records might we expect from the sale of the century? [24 Apr 2018]

Make no mistake… this has to be the sale of the century. Generously relayed by the media and masterfully orchestrated by Christie’s for months (world tour of the sale’s principal masterpieces with 14,000 visitors in in Hong Kong), the David and Peggy Rockefeller collection is expected to generate over $600 million. Promoted in no less […]

Top results from the Paris Drawing Week [23 Mar 2018]

The Friday “Top”. This week our fortnightly Top-10 auction ranking focuses on the 10 best results ever hammered in the French capital for drawings. The ranking provides historical reference points for the sales to be held in Paris during the last week of March… sales that will round off an intense month of drawing market […]

The London Top 10 [08 Dec 2017]

It’s Top 10 Friday! Every other Friday, Artprice posts a theme-based auction ranking. The Top 10 this week focuses on London, where the best sales of Impressionism and Modern art take place. The London art market is one of the most active in the world. Not only do tens of thousands of artworks change hands […]

​ London posts healthier totals [27 Jun 2017]

After a dramatic fall in revenue at their London sales in June 2016 (-47% at Sotheby’s and -39% at Christie’s), Sotheby’s 2017 figures are somewhat better and include a couple of major new auction records… On the supply side, the trend we saw last year at London’s prestige Impressionist & Modern Art sales was confirmed […]

The top Surrealist sales [10 Mar 2017]

Discover the best sales every Friday! Every other Friday, Artprice posts a theme-based auction ranking. This week’s ranking reveals the 10 most expensive Surrealist works in auction history. Salvador Dali, René Magritte, Paul Delvaux, Max Ernst, André Masson, Man Ray, Joan Miro, Giorgio De Chirico, Jean Arp, Yves Tanguy, Victor Brauner, Oscar Dominguez, Wifredo Lam, […]

The mirobolant Joan Miro [10 May 2016]

Joan Miro is one of the world’s most in-demand and expensive artists on the auction market and his works generated some $145.5 million last year,

Mixed results at London’s first major sales of the year [09 Feb 2016]

Christie’s and Sotheby’s kicked off their 2016 London programmes with sales of Surrealist, Impressionist and Modern art on 2 and 3 February 2016.

Top 10 works of sculpture by famous painters [04 Dec 2015]

Another Friday Top. Every other Friday, Artprice posts a theme-based auction ranking. This week, the ten most expensive sculptures of 2015, created by famous painters, come under close scrutiny.

Mixed results for the first part of the Taubman sales [10 Nov 2015]

The room was packed for this historic sale and the atmosphere was electric…at least, at the start of the bidding, which often lost its momentum somewhat prematurely, leading to a certain amount of anxiety.

Flash News: Beauty in the Congo at Fondation Cartier – Doris Salcedo – Alexander Calder [17 Jul 2015]

Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news: Beauty in the Congo at Fondation Cartier – Major Doris Salcedo retrospective – Alexander Calder large-scale.

The year’s first results from London [10 Feb 2015]

Sotheby’s and Christie’s held their first major sales of the year in London on February 3 and 4, each hosting sessions dedicated to Impressionist / Modern Art and Surrealism.

Flash News: Centre Pompidou at the Costa del Sol – Olafur Eliasson at Vuitton – A surreal February [23 Jan 2015]

Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news: Centre Pompidou at the Costa del Sol – Olafur Eliasson at Vuitton – A surreal February

The Top Ten in Europe. Chapter 6: France [21 Nov 2014]

Friday is Top day! Every other Friday, Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking. This week, we reveal the top ten bids ever made in France – a true celebration of modernity.

Flash News: Sotheby’s Top 3 of Modern Art – Christie’s Top 3 of Modern Art – Latin American art – watch this space! [14 Nov 2014]

Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news: Sotheby’s Top 3 of Modern Art – Christie’s Top 3 of Modern Art – Latin American art – watch this space!

The Top Ten of the 1920s [25 Apr 2014]

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.

Flash News : Joan Miro – Gaetano Pesce – Comic Books in Paris [07 Feb 2014]

Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news: Joan Miro – Gaetano Pesce – Comic Books in Paris

Eighty-five Miro works at Christie’s… [21 Jan 2014]

Christie’s London sales in early February 2014 will offer no less than 85 works by Joan Miro over three sessions. These Surrealist treasures belong to the Portuguese government which acquired them from a bank in difficulty.

Paris Sales – December 3 to 5 – the key works… [25 Nov 2013]

Christie’s and Sotheby’s are opening their series of Contemporary, Impressionist and Modern art sales in Paris, between 3 and 5 December at which a total of 320 lots of the best signatures on the French and international art scene will be offered with prices ranging from 1,000 to 10 million euros.

Flash news [09 Aug 2013]

Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news.

First quarter of 2013 vs 2012 [26 Apr 2013]

Friday is Top day! Every other Friday, Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking. This week: the top ten sale prices achieved in the first quarter of 2013 compared to the first quarter of 2012.

2012 in review : Artprice’s Choices. [26 Dec 2012]

While the year 2012 is coming to an end, Artprice looks into the rear view mirror and delivers the point of view of the art market key players.

Art Market News in Brief! [16 Nov 2012]

Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news.

High-end Modern Art in New York [13 Nov 2012]

On 7 November 2012, while New York was still cleaning up the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy and Barack Obama was announcing his re-election, the prestigious auction house Christie’s held one of the most important sales of the year: its Impressionist and Modern Art sale.

The best of New York: Picasso, Kandinsky, Monet [30 Oct 2012]

The art world’s biggest collectors will be gathered together on 5 and 7 November for the prestigious New York Impressionist & Modern Art sales.

A week of Contemporary art in Paris [23 Oct 2012]

If space is a luxury (particularly in Paris), it is difficult to find a more luxurious venue than the Grand Palais with its 77,000m² to host the 182 galleries (8% more than last year) at this year’s FIAC (18 – 21 October 2012).

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