Following Baltimore Museum Withdrawals, Giacometti, Van Gogh Lead Sotheby’s $284 M. October Evening Sale
October 29, 2020

Just hours before Sotheby’s mid-season modern and contemporary art evening sale on Wednesday, the Baltimore Museum of Art announced a pause in the sale of its deaccessioned Clyfford Still and Brice Marden paintings which meant they would not be auctioned that night amid a backlash over the $65 million deaccession. The private sale of Andy Warhol’s […] Continue reading

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280,000 Viewers Watch Christie’s Live-Streamed Evening Sale Featuring Rothko, Twombly and a T. Rex Make $341 M.
October 7, 2020

On Tuesday, 280,000 viewers tuned into the first major auction of the fall season live-streamed from Christie’s Rockefeller center headquarters. The evening sale, which combined modern and contemporary art with the fossilized skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus Rex, generated $340.8 million with buyer’s fee across 46 lots. Hammering at $294 million, below the pre-sale low estimate […] Continue reading

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