Category Archives: Art Market

Pretzel Logic

Job Adriaenszoon Berckheyde, “The Baker” A few days ago a friend joked about being in an “art historical pretzel,” i.e. she was writing in circles. It dissolved into jokes about pretzels in art…you had to be there I guess. But it … Continue reading

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Found Art

Digging into the art scene of any city is a worthwhile and time consuming endeavor. It’s something a lot of people want to do, but either never find the time or get locked into their routine of coming home in … Continue reading

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Lichtenstein Sells Big at Christie’s

Andy Warhol, the most famous of the pop artists, was the biggest seller at the Sotheby’s and Phillips de Pury modern art auctions this season.  However, it was another artist that “won” the postwar and modern art auction at Christie’s … Continue reading

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The Circle of Life for Artwork

Yesterday, My boyfriend was surprised to hear that I follow auction season.  “Doesn’t that clash with your focus on museums?” he asked.  The answer is yes and no.  Of course there is a tension between the private art market and … Continue reading

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Modiglianis and Mattisse Give Sotheby’s an Edge

The fall auction season started off with the Sotheby’s sale of Impressionist and modern art.  For the past few years, I (and the rest of the art world) have been a little worried about how Christie’s and Sotheby’s auctions would … Continue reading

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