You must have cookies enabled to use this website.

What the Art Market has to say about Andreas GURSKY (1955)

Artprice's Latest Report

ArtMarket® Insight contents

0413 26 01 01 168x140

Top photography results [29 Apr 2016]

In Artprice’s fortnightly series of auction rankings, this week’s Friday Top looks at the best auction results in the art market’s photography segment.

01 168x140

Tribute to the Bechers [20 Oct 2015]

The Bechers, as we now call them, were a couple of photographers who immortalized industrial architecture in pictures that treated each edifice as if it were an “anonymous sculpture”.

01 168x140

New York: a city with a real appetite for art [12 May 2015]

This Tuesday, May 12, is the kick-off date for New York’s major spring sales of Contemporary and Post-War Art.

01 168x140

Contemporary art: the choice of medium [09 Sep 2014]

Which artistic media are most appreciated by Contemporary art collectors: painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking or drawing? Auctions results clearly reflect the major trends as well as the most sought-after and most profitable artistic categories for auction operators.

01 168x140

Contemporary Art: ascending price indexes [01 Jul 2013]

London’s prestige Contemporary Art sales on 25 and 26 June (Contemporary Art Evening Auctions) generated

0313 19 01 01 168x140

Coming soon: a major week of photography in New York [19 Mar 2013]

Today, paintings are by far the most profitable segment of the Western art market (unlike in China, where calligraphy and drawing dominate).

0113 18 01 01 168x140

Germany: 2012 top 10 versus 2011 top 10 [18 Jan 2013]

Friday Top! Every alternate Friday Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking. This week: the ten highest auction sales in Germany in 2011 compared to the top ten for 2012.

1112 23 01 01 168x140

Top 10 : Photography [23 Nov 2012]

Every fortnight Artprice presents a theme-based auction ranking. This week, the 10 best auction results for photographs between January and November 2012.

0812 14 01 01 168x140

New 7-figure record for Jeff Wall [14 Aug 2012]

In May 2012, Jeff Wall’s Dead Troops Talk generated his latest auction record when it went under the hammer for the equivalent of $3.2 million. This sum would appear to indicate that the market is now willing to honour an artistic career and a critical spirit spanning 40 years.

0712 24 01 01 168x140

30 under 30: photography [24 Jul 2012]

This summer Artprice will be presenting the future stars of the art market in the form of a weekly ranking of the thirty top-selling artists aged under 30 in each artistic medium: this week we focus on photography.

0412 17 01 01 168x140

Photographs [17 Apr 2012]

Sotheby’s photography sale on 6 April last year (2011) was particularly successful, generating a sales revenue of $4.5 million (excluding fees) and 82% of the works sold.

0212 24 01 01 168x140

Art market news in brief… [24 Feb 2012]

Starting today, Artprice will be publishing a fortnightly overview of art market news in just a few words and figures.

0212 17 01 01 168x140

First auction [20 Feb 2012]

Every fortnight ARTPRICE provides you with a new or updated ranking in its Alternate-Friday Top Series. The theme of today’s TOP article is the 10 best auction results of Contemporary artists whose work appeared for the first time at auction in 2011.

1111 15 01 01 168x140

Contemporary art defies the market… [15 Nov 2011]

The art market is proving its extraordinary capacity for surprise. After the very disappointing Impressionist & Modern sales in New York, the outlook for the Contemporary and Post-War Art sales was not particularly good

1011 19 01 01 1 168x140

FIAC 2011 – Notes from the fair [25 Oct 2011]

The 38th edition of the FIAC just ended. Nearly 21 countries represented, 168 galleries, close to 70 000 visitors… the 2011 FIAC was a tremendous success.

0811 23 01 01 168x140

Art Taipei / 26 – 29 August 2011 [23 Aug 2011]

Now in its 18th year, Art Taipei is the oldest art fair in Asia. This year it opens on 26 August, presenting 124 galleries at the World Trade Center of Taipei.

0811 19 01 01 168x140

Contemporary Photography [19 Aug 2011]

Every fortnight Artprice posts a theme-based auction ranking. This week’s TOP identifies the ten best auction results generated in the Contemporary photography segment.

0611 07 01 01 168x140

Richard Prince – No copyright [07 Jun 2011]

Richard Prince draws on the culture of his age, as Andy Warhol did previously.

0511 31 01 01 168x99

Hong Kong Art Fair – East and West [31 May 2011]

The ArtHK fair is impressive both in terms of size and diversity (260 galleries on three levels of the Convention & Exhibition Center and 38 countries represented)

1110 02 01 01 168x140

Photography market: Paris rivals with New York and London [02 Nov 2010]

Strong demand and an abundant offer: having earned a legitimate place in the history of art, photography has become a dynamic medium with a rapidly maturing and increasingly demanding market.

1010 05 01 01 168x140

Contemporary art: the return of the butterflies… [04 Oct 2010]

The second season of 2010 Contemporary art sales kicked off on 16 September at Christies in London.

0910 17 01 01 168x140

Contemporary German artists [16 Sep 2010]

Every fortnight Artprice provides you with a new or updated ranking in its Alternate-Friday Top Series. The theme of today’s TOP article is the ten best auction results generated by German artists.

0710 23 01 01 168x140

The top 10 best auction results for Photography [22 Jul 2010]

Every fortnight Artprice provides you with a new or updated ranking in its Alternate-Friday Top Series.The theme of today’s TOP article is the Top 10 auction results recorded in photography.

01 168x140

June 2010: major sales in London … and in Paris! [05 Jul 2010]

The major London sales during June were stacked full of high quality works: an ultra-rare Manet self-portrait, a Fauvist work by André Derain with an extraordinary background and an absinthe drinker from Picasso’s ‘Blue Period’ – the results could not fail to better the previous years’ totals.

0610 01 01 01 168x140

Photography sales in May [01 Jun 2010]

April-May and , October-November are the key periods for the photo market in London, Paris and New York. In 2008, the strong increase in both demand and prices considerably accelerated the frequency of photography auctions.

0210 01 01 01 168x140

Contemporary Art sales in London [01 Feb 2010]

Christie’s and Sotheby’s apparent price optimism for their Impressionist and Modern sales on 2 and 3 February 2010 is equally visible in the catalogues for their Contemporary Art sales on 10 and 11 February. The two majors are expecting a combined total of £69m from their evening sales, a figure which would represent a 54% more than February 2009 high estimate.

0809 10 01 01 168x140

Focus on the photography market [10 Aug 2009]

The list of this summer’s photography exhibitions has three big names: Diane ARBUS at the National Museum in Cardiff until 31 August, Richard AVEDON with a retrospective at the International Center of Photography in New York until 6 September and Henri CARTIER-BRESSON, (who was born 100 years ago) at the European House of Photography in Paris (Henri Cartier-Bresson à vue d’œil) until 30 August.

0713 02 01 01 18

Richard Prince [09 Dec 2007]

The Richard Prince retrospective, showing at the Guggenheim museum in New York between 29 September 2007 and 9 January 2008, proved a sale-boosting tribute, with Prince prices rocketing in November!

1006 03 01 01 168x64

Contemporary art market: results from the spring/summer season of 2006 [02 Oct 2006]

This month the European art market will gyrate to the rhythm of the contemporary art fairs, with the Frieze Art Fair starting 12 October in London and then the Paris FIAC on 26 October and Art Cologne on 1 November. At the same time, the auction houses will capitalise on these events by organising major concurrent sales of contemporary art.Before the fall season begins, Artprice here provides a brief overview of the ebullient contemporary art market so far this year.

0506 23 01 01 168x140

Contemporary art: record prices! [22 May 2006]

New York sales of contemporary art have confirmed the exceptional dynamism of this market in mid season. Over three days – from 9 to 11 May – Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips managed to sell no less than 77 works of contemporary art over the USD 1 million mark. During May 2005, only 44 pieces reached the 1 million mark, and in May 2001 the figure was just 24.

Our partners

Artinvestor Smmler Tendencias Market ch Artco Tanc
By using this website, you accept the use of cookies for better analysis and relevance. For more information, Confidentiality and personal data protection charter OK