‘We Are Disappointed but Not Surprised’: After First Round of Sales, Berkshire Museum Pulls in $42 M., Below $55 M. Goal [Updated]

The museum’s leadership has the option of selling off 26 more works in order to reach that figure. Read More

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Sotheby’s $79.9 M. Postwar and Contemporary Sale Led by Warhol, Basquiat, Warhol-Basquiat Collaboration

Sotheby’s notched a solid postwar and contemporary evening sale in London tonight, pulling in £62.4 million ($79.9 million) and managing to sell all but one of the 41 lots on offer, for a sell-through rate of 95 percent.The haul was up 54 percent … Read More

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Klimt Landscape, Estimated at Over $45 M., Will Lead Sotheby’s Imp-Mod Sale in London

It’s a big week for fans of Viennese symbolist painter Gustav Klimt!On Wednesday, Bloomberg’s Katya Kazakina revealed that Oprah Winfrey had parted with Klimt’s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer II (1912) for $150 million, in a private deal brokered by Larry Gagosian that … Read More

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