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Christie’s Global Art Sales Achieve $3.2 Billion in the First Half of 2011

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Home sales may be slowing and stocks may be volatile, but the art market is riding high, thanks to a surge of new collectors across Europe and Asia who feel confident about the value of everything from Ming vases to Mark Rothko paintings. Auctioneer Christie’s announced that its worldwide sales for the first half reached […]

Andy Warhol’s Red-on-black Self-Portrait Could Fetch $40 Million

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Andy Warhol’s Self-Portrait A 1986 self-portrait by Andy Warhol that was among the last of his paintings to be exhibited while he was alive is heading for the auction block, where it is estimated to sell for up to $40 million. Painted with acrylic and silkscreen on canvas, this is one of the of two […]

Andy Warhol Self-Portrait Sells for $17 Million at Christie’s

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Andy Warhol Self-Portrait Self-Portrait by Andy Warhol sold in London at the Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art sale on Feb. 16 for £10.8 million ($17.4 milion), double the presale high estimate. The canvas painting which dates from 1967 is a red square six-foot acrylic and silkscreen piece showing Warhol staring thoughtfully at the viewer, two […]