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Everything you ever wanted to know about the art market but didn't know who to ask

22 November 2017
Special Issue: Auction Analysis

Are We Still Having Fun?

The November Auctions


By Allan Schwartzman, co-founder of AAP & chairman of Sotheby's Global Fine Arts

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...

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Are We Still Having Fun?

Postwar and Contemporary Auction Analysis

By Charlotte Burns and Allan Schwartzman

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Records Set in the Day Sales

By Chelsea Perkins

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Records Set in the Evening Sales

By Chelsea Perkins

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Impressionist and Modern Auction Analysis

By Charlotte Burns and Allan Schwartzman

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Spotlight on Specific Markets

By Charlotte Burns and Allan Schwartzman

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Artoon

By Pablo Helguera

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Artoon

By Pablo Helguera

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Art Agency, Partners is a bespoke art advisory firm founded in 2014, and built upon decades of combined experience, to provide counsel to many of the world's leading art collectors and institutions on collection assessment and development, estate planning, and innovative approaches to museum giving and growth.

Editor Charlotte Burns