Monday, Sep 26, 2022

Art auctions


Ernie Barnes’ ‘Sugar Shack’ painting brings big price at auction

May 14, 2022 11:52 am

Barnes, a former football player who died in 2009, was known for his kinetic drawings and paintings of athletes, dancers and other figures

Top auction houses cancel Russian art sales in London

March 21, 2022 4:51 pm

Some Russian art collectors and oligarchs are already keeping a low profile in order to not draw attention to themselves.

Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is selling a Basquiat for $70 million

March 02, 2022 4:30 pm

“I believe that art collections are something that should always continue to grow and evolve as the owner does,” Maezawa said in a statement provided by Phillips

First numismatic auction house forays into Indian art

February 08, 2022 8:08 am

Todywalla Auctions is renowned among numismatists and philatelists for its work with coins, notes and stamps.

Van Gogh watercolour landscape auctioned for a record $35.9 million

November 14, 2021 9:03 pm

The 1888 work, "Mueles de ble", was purchased for well above its pre-sale estimate of $20-30 million, auction house Christie's said.

Muhammad Ali sketches fetch knockout prices at New York auction

October 07, 2021 12:27 pm

Ali's passion for art was little known but he liked to sketch as a way of unwinding after a fight or training

Picasso's leaving Las Vegas for auction block

August 11, 2021 8:39 pm

The sale could fetch some $100 million and is thought to be the most valuable auction dedicated to Picasso that has ever been held

Picasso kept in Maine house closet for 50 years is sold

July 02, 2021 2:52 pm

The 16 x 16 inch (40 x 40 centimeter) painting is signed and dated in the year 1919

Collection of abstract art to go under hammer at Prinseps online sale

October 01, 2019 6:36 pm

The painting is estimated between Rs 8 lakh and 12 lakh.

On the Lot

April 25, 2018 12:40 am

"I think technology and the digital space have been great democratisers. The new collectors of today are on Instagram and our app. Online activity is increasing, and younger clients residing in India," said Gaurav Bhatia.


Art auction: Antique art sculptures, paintings, wood works set to go under the hammer

February 24, 2022 11:37 am

Indian sculptures from the Solanki period to bronzes from the Pala period to Deccani Mukhalingas will be up for auction