Are We Still Having Fun?
Maybe this has become even more evident to me since Sotheby’s acquired AAP, but over the years the perception of the major Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary auctions has been framed principally by the Coke vs. Pepsi competition between the houses, as if the art market is defined by a winner and a loser. While an auction house lives that fierce competition as a daily fact, vying for property, the art market is far more complex than can be accurately analyzed through the lens of sports-style victors and vanquished. That complexity became even more evident last week when more...
Postwar and Contemporary Auction Analysis
Records Set in the Day Sales
Records Set in the Evening Sales
Impressionist and Modern Auction Analysis
Spotlight on Specific Markets
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