Fine Art

Modigliani Drawing Auctioned for $84,000 at Swann Galleries

Modigliani Drawing Auctioned for $84,000 at Swann Galleries

Top lot at Swann Galleries March 9th 2010 auction of 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings was Amedeo Modigliani’s pencil drawing of Beatrice Hastings, circa 1915, which brought $84,000. The portrait of the political activist and literary figure, which was once in the celebrated collection of Joseph L Shulman, had a presale estimate of […]

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Spectacular Auctions of Photographs from Various Owners at Christie’s

Spectacular Auctions of Photographs from Various Owners at Christie’s

Christie’s Auctioneers has announced its three Photographs sales this spring season will be held in New York on April 14 and 15, 2010. The three separate sales include two single owner collections, Three Decades with Irving Penn: Photographs from the Collection of Patricia McCabe, and Selections from the Baio Collection of Photographs as well as […]

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2010 Scottsdale Fine Art Auction

2010 Scottsdale Fine Art Auction

The renowned Scottsdale Art Auction, held April 10, 2010, will have one-of-a-kind works of fine art expected to break records at this year’s event. A rare Charles M. Russell painting is estimated at $1.8 to $2.8 million, for example. Attendance at the 2010 auction is expected to exceed 400 art buyers, many from around the […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction Re-Discovered Collection by Ukrainian Artists

Sotheby’s to Auction Re-Discovered Collection by Ukrainian Artists

Sotheby’s will offer a unique grouping of works by the ‘Society of Independent Artists,’ or ‘Odessan Parisians,’ as one critic called them—an avant-garde group of Ukrainian artists who painted in the early years of the twentieth century. Eighty-six works will be offered as a single lot in the Russian Art auction on 22 April 2010 […]

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Seoul Auction to Offer Western and Asian Contemporary Art

Seoul Auction to Offer Western and Asian Contemporary Art

Seoul Auction, Korea?s leading auction house, will offer an unrivalled selection of 80 works in its Modern and Contemporary Art Spring Sale in Hong Kong on 4 April 2010 at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. Expected to realize in excess of HK$60 million (US$8 million), the sale features works by leading Western and Asian masters, […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction Iconic Warhol Self-Portrait

Sotheby’s to Auction Iconic Warhol Self-Portrait

An iconic and rare Self Portrait by Andy Warhol, executed in 1986 just prior to his unexpected death the following year, will be offered by Sotheby’s on the evening of 12 May 2010 in a sale of Contemporary Art. The painting is from Warhol’s final series of Self Portraits – widely acknowledged as the most […]

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Asian Auctions on Artfact Live!

Asian Auctions on Artfact Live!

Artfact is pleased to announce eight exceptional Asian Art auctions in the month of March are available for online bidding exclusively through Artfact Live! Artfact allows you to participate New York’s Asia Week no matter where you are with nearly 3,000 lots available for online bidding. The action begins at Freeman’s Asian Arts sale on […]

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Saffronart Report 10th Anniversary Year Off to a Strong Start

Saffronart Report 10th Anniversary Year Off to a Strong Start

Saffronart, the world’s largest online fine-art auction house, concluded its Spring Online Auction 2010 on an impressive note with 75% of the lots selling for a total of USD 4.6 million. A majority of the lots saw competitive bidding with 60% of the sold lots exceeding their high estimates. Several lots were sold well past […]

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Erol Akyavas Painting Makes 1.274.000 Euro at Antik A.S. Auction House

Erol Akyavas Painting Makes 1.274.000 Euro at Antik A.S. Auction House

Erol Akyava?’s masterpiece, “The Siege”, brought 1.274,000 EURO at Antik A.S. in Istanbul. Exceeding pre-sale estimation of 700,000 – 1,000,000 EURO. Erol Akyavas’s “The Siege” was top-selling lot in the Modern & Contemporary sale of Antik A.S. auction house. The painting signed and dated 1982 and was exhibited in Überse Museum, Bremen, Germany, 1982, Instutute […]

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Sotheby’s Auction of 19th Century European Art Features Recently Discovered Work

Sotheby’s Auction of 19th Century European Art Features Recently Discovered Work

Sotheby’s New York will bring to the market a superb work by iconic French Academic painter William Bouguereau. L’Amour et Psyché, dated 1899, is estimated at $1.8/2.2 million and will be featured in the 23 April sale of 19th Century European Art. Sold from a Distinguished Private Collection, the painting has been off the market […]

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Christie’s Auction of South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art

Christie’s Auction of South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art

On March 23, Christie’s New York South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art sale will feature 91 works from the leading 20th and 21st century artists from South Asia, including artists from India and Pakistan. The sale will focus on prime examples of many different movements and styles, with highlights including works by modern masters Vasudeo […]

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