- Christie's and Sotheby's auction sales in the middle of their estimates.
- Christie's "84-lot Impressionist and Modern evening sale netted $231.4 million... constituting the forward march of an unmistakable art-market recovery..."
- "$68.9 million Modigliani Gets the Auction Season Off to a Healthy Start" (and set a record for the artist at auction). Together with a 1942 Matisse, the two works had been presold (irrevocable bids arranged by the auction house) prior to the Sotheby's Impressionist and Modern evening sale.
Sunday, November 07, 2010
LINKS: The autumn auctions are upon us
NEW YORK. The November auctions have started and buyers have expressed how they are finding the art market "particularly competitive, even for works that are not considered top flight." Keep up-to-date with this week's auctions results by clicking on the links below: