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What the Art Market has to say about Christopher WOOL (1955)

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Phillips’ Top Results in Q1 [19 Apr 2019]

In Artprice’s fortnightly series of auction rankings identifying the Art Market’s primary trends – this week’s Friday Top article looks at the top 10 results hammered by Phillips during the first quarter of 2019. Richter, Lichtenstein, Kippenberger, Basquiat, Brown, Wool and Kaws … Phillips is increasingly taking a leading position on the Contemporary Art market […]

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The best-selling Contemporary art prints [22 Jun 2018]

In our fortnightly series of theme-based auction rankings, this week’s Friday Top article looks at the prints segment of the art market, a particularly fruitful segment for works by the hottest signatures in Contemporary creation.   Rank Artist Hammer Price ($) Artwork Sale 1 Keith HARING (1958-1990) 964 400 Andy Mouse 27/03/2018 Sotheby’s Londres 2 […]

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Contemporary art Top 10 [30 Sep 2016]

Discover the best sales every Friday! Every other Friday, Artprice posts a theme-based auction ranking. This week, the ten most expensive art works are in the spotlight. This year, six artists share the Top 10 of the highest auction prices in the world for contemporary art (recorded since summer 2015). Six Western artists – as […]

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Overview of key week in NY auction calendar [17 Nov 2015]

Sotheby’s and Christie’s prayers appear to have been answered, at least partially. After one of the most important weeks in New York’s prestige sales calendar (4-12 November),

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A forward look at prices at the high end of the upcoming Contemporary art sales in London [16 Jun 2015]

London’s major Contemporary art sales are looming closer. The three evening sales – for which the auctioneers reserve their most prestigious lots – will be held from June 29 to July 1 at Phillips, Christie’s and Sotheby’s, in that order.

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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.

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In the land of black gold [28 Apr 2015]

The extravagant wealth of the Arabian Peninsula States is almost impossible to ignore. The flourishing cities are full of glitzy hotels, flashy sports cars and literally tons of precious stones and jewelry.

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The Art Basel effect [09 Dec 2014]

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.

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Flash News: FIAC is back – Staying with Paris – the FIAC fringe – Paul-Durand Ruel: an art dealer in Paris [17 Oct 2014]

Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news: FIAC is back – Staying with Paris – the FIAC fringe – Paul-Durand Ruel: an art dealer in Paris

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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.

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Christopher Wool – an explosive market [05 Aug 2014]

$23.5 million for the canvas Apocalypse Now in November 2013 and $21 million for If You in May 2014, Christopher WOOL is today one of the essential signatures in Contemporary art sales, on the same level as Jeff KOONS and Gerhard RICHTER.

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Contemporary Art in New York: the star lots [06 May 2014]

For Christie’s and Sotheby’s, the May sales represent one of the high points of the calendar year. The two market giants generate at least $500 million in two days of sales and usually post increasingly spectacular auction records. In May 2012, their prestige Contemporary Art sales generated $578.3 million from 102 adjudications – a new record at the time – but quickly buried the following year when the two companies’ combined turnover from the same sales reached $691.7 million, with the

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Flash News : Matisse at the Tate Modern – Lucio Fontana in Paris – Contemporary Art in New York [02 May 2014]

Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news: Matisse at the Tate Modern – Lucio Fontana in Paris – Contemporary Art in New York

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Christie’s, 12 November: best auction total ever recorded! [19 Nov 2013]

November 12, 2013 will go down in auction history. Christie’s prestige sale of Post-War and Contemporary art already posted an unusual ambition before the auction took place, with an overall estimate exceeding $500 million … a figure far beyond any previous sales total.

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The stars of American Contemporary art for under $5,000… [29 Oct 2013]

In terms of supply, the Contemporary art market is in fact very accessible for amateur art collectors, with thousands of works – about 60 % of the total number offered – selling for between a few hundred dollars and $5,000. This price range is mainly fuelled by prints,

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Flash News [20 Sep 2013]

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

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Contemporary art in London [02 Aug 2013]

Friday is Top day! Every other Friday, Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking. This week: the top ten auction sales of contemporary art in London.

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10th anniversary of Art Basel Miami Beach [06 Dec 2011]

Created in 2002, Art Basel Miami Beach (Florida, USA) has just celebrated its 10th anniversary.

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Shock wave through the art market… China now ranks first, ahead of the USA and the UK [22 Mar 2011]

According to Thierry Ehrmann, founder and CEO of Artprice, the world leader in art market information, “this unprecedented news represents a turning point in the history of the global art market: China is now the number 1 in terms of Fine art auction revenue”.

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Contemporary paintings: the Top 10 results in 2010 [21 Jan 2011]

Every fortnight Artprice posts a new or updated ranking in its Alternate-Friday Top Series. The topic of today’s TOP article is the 10 best auction results in 2010 in the Contemporary paintings segment.

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New auction records in 2010 [02 Nov 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 new personal auction records in 2010 for Contemporary artists.

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Return of market effervescence [17 May 2010]

With a large number of major collectors clearly back in acquisitive mode, the results of the big sales in New York during May amply covered the price expectations and were a far cry from those posted in May 2009.

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Christie’s and Sotheby’s prepare their prestige May sales in New York [04 May 2009]

The market is holding its breath ahead of the critical May sales in New York that will inevitably gauge the health of the Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary segments.As expected, the price tags are substantially lower than a year earlier in all three segments

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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.

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