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Rembrandt To Richter – 500 Centuries Of Art
Joan Miro’s Peinture (Femme au Chapeau Rouge)

Rembrandt To Richter – 500 Centuries Of Art

The onslaught continues, and this week, Sotheby’s presented their Rembrandt to Richter sale … a mash-up of pricier works from Old Master to Contemporary.  I, for one, have never been a fan of this type of sale, especially when you … More…

Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Evening – Online pt 3
Pablo Picasso - Tete de Femme Endormie

Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Evening – Online pt 3

Wrapping up the three-part evening, Sotheby’s offered up a modest selection of Impressionist & Modern works; we were expecting 32 lots to be offered, but only 26 materialized, as 6 lots were withdrawn – that’s nearly 20% of the sale! … More…

Nahmad vs. Phillips – More Legal Matters
Tales from the dark side

Nahmad vs. Phillips – More Legal Matters

The Nahmad family is back in the news, this time, with the youngest of the art dealing clan, Joseph Nahmad. According to a complaint filed on June 9th in New York, Joseph Nahmad is suing Phillips auction house after a … More…

Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening – Online pt 2
Francis Bacon - Triptych Inspired by the Oresteia of Aeschylus

Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening – Online pt 2

Immediately following the Ginny Williams collection, Sotheby’s offered up 30 lots of Contemporary work, though it was a far cry from the usual slate of works featured in an evening sale… the high end of the sale estimate was $239M … More…

Bouvier – Rybolovlev continued…
Tales from the dark side

Bouvier – Rybolovlev continued…

Over the years, we have written more than a dozen posts about the Bouvier – Rybolovlev conflict.  In a quick summary, Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev claims to have been defrauded of over $1 billion for 38 works of art by … More…

The New Auction Normal – Sotheby’s Online Evening Pt. 1
Lee Krasner - Re-Echo

The New Auction Normal – Sotheby’s Online Evening Pt. 1

Being back at the gallery has really cut into all this free time I’ve gotten used to… going to play a little catch-up on some sales from a few weeks back. At the end of June, Sotheby’s hosted a trio … More…

Winning Result for Pokémon
Pokémon 1999 Super Secret Battle No. 1 Trainer Card

Winning Result for Pokémon

A rare Pokémon card was recognized as a true champion when it sold for more than a few PokéCoins (the game’s currency) at a recent auction featuring Comics and Comic Art.  One of the most sought after and rarest cards … More…

Henkel Hoax
"Coming Home," purportedly by Gertrude Abercrombie

Henkel Hoax

An alleged forgery ring is unraveling after authorities garnered enough evidence to obtain a search warrant for artist Donald “D.B” Henkel’s property in Traverse City, Michigan. According to reports, the FBI began investigating the artist after learning he was involved … More…

‘Grandeur Of Imagination’ Invites Complex Narratives In The Enchanting Paintings Of Tony South
tony_south_ts1019_silver_surfer

‘Grandeur Of Imagination’ Invites Complex Narratives In The Enchanting Paintings Of Tony South

Each of Tony South’s works take the viewer on a wild ride… and I can attest, we have enjoyed the adventure over the years! This past week, Natasha Gural-Maiello of Forbes.com, spent some time chatting with Tony to learn more … More…

Sotheby’s, London – Old Masters – A Tale Of Two Cities
Sir Anthony van Dyck’s Portrait of Hubert de Hot

Sotheby’s, London – Old Masters – A Tale Of Two Cities

Last week, Sotheby’s presented a doubleheader — consecutive online-only Old Master sales in London and New York.  What made these sales a little different is the fact that all the works were sourced from art dealers.  We have all seen … More…