Auction Blotter: Michael Armitage’s Big Debut, Tschabalala Self Sees 3,400 Percent Return, & Shara Hughes Goes Huge in New York’s Day Sales
The evening sales may get most of the attention for their flash and eight-figure prices, but it’s the morning and afternoon sessions where the groundwork is laid for the market stars of the future. We poured over the results from last week’s November auctions in New York to pick the lots that stood out at Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips. (As usual, all prices include the buyer’s premium unless otherwise noted.)
Artnet – 14 hours ago
Top Ten Artworks for Young Collectors at Phillips Hong Kong’s Autumn Sales
Phillips’ upcoming Hong Kong Sales of 20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design feature an awe-inspiring selection of Modern, Post-War, and Contemporary artworks.
Larrys List – 14 hours ago
Hugo Boss Prize, One of the World’s Top Art Awards, Names Shortlist for 2020
The Hugo Boss Prize, one of the world’s top art awards, tends to seal the success of artists, as evidenced by past winners including Anicka Yi, Simone Leigh, Matthew Barney, and Danh Vo.
Art News – a day ago
Sotheby’s Pulls Banksy’s Allegedly Stolen Sculpture ‘The Drinker’ Just an Hour Before It Was Due to Be Sold at Auction
A sculpture by street artist Banksy, a riff on Auguste Rodin’s The Thinker said to be worth as much as £1 million ($1.3 million), was pulled from Sotheby’s sale today, just an hour before the auction was due to start.