Saturday, August 19, 2017

auction record

This undated photo provided by Sotheby's shows Jean-Michel Basquiat's Masterpiece "Untitled." (Sotheby's via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — A 1982 artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for a record $110.5 million at Sotheby’s auction of contemporary art Thursday night. Sotheby’s said the sale of “Untitled” was an auction record for the artist. It also set ...
Christie's - Pablo Picasso’s majestic Les femmes d’Alger (Version ‘O’).

| BY ULA ILNYTZKY NEW YORK (AP) — With collectors’ appetite for masterpieces of impressionist, modern and contemporary art seemingly unbounded, two works are poised to challenge world auction records on Monday. Picasso’s “Women of Algiers (Version O),” a vibrant, ...
otheby's shows a 1905 painting from Claude Monet's Water Lillies series, to be sold by Sotheby's on May 5, 2015, during the auction house's evening sale in New York.

NEW YORK (AP) — A painting Vincent van Gogh created while briefly working side-by-side with his friend Paul Gauguin in the south of France could sell for more than $40 million at auction Tuesday evening. “The Allee of Alyscamps” is ...
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