Federer auctions 20 unique pieces from his 20 Grand Slams

Four days after starting his 22nd participation in Wimbledon, since it debuted in 1999, Roger Federer organizes this Wednesday at Christie’s in London an auction of 20 pieces linked to his 20 Grand Slams titles, from the first he won at Wimbledon 2003 to the last one won in Australia in 2018. “Each object reminds […]

The market is in good shape again

New York Finally, after a very difficult year: “The market is back in good shape”, announced Sotheby’s Star auctioneer Oliver Barker on Wednesday evening with understandable enthusiasm. He had just sold art for a total of 597 million dollars in an extremely dynamic and animated tour-de-force, again via live stream. Sotheby’s Claude Monet’s late landscape […]

Picasso painting sold for $ 103 million in New York

The painting “Woman seated near a window (Marie-Thérèse)” by Pablo Picasso was sold Thursday for 103.4 million dollars during an auction organized at Christie’s, in New York. The canvas, painted in 1932, sold for $ 90 million, raised to 103.4 when added fees and commissions, after a battle between collectors of more than 19 minutes. […]

Wine that has been in space is being auctioned

Photo: Christie’s Space wine Petrus 2000 is sold in special packaging The starting price of Petrus 2000, the regular price of which is $ 10,000, is about a million dollars. A bottle of French wine Petrus 2000 from a batch that spent a year in space on the International Space Station was put up for […]

The first purely digital work of art is auctioned

New York – With the collage “Everyday: The First 5000 Days”, the first purely digital work of art will be auctioned at a traditional auction house on Thursday. For the work of the artist Mike Winkelmann alias Beeple a record sum is expected at the New York auction house Christie’s. As reported by the Frankfurter […]

Plato’s very first print edition auctioned in New York

Published between 1484 and 1485 in Florence, the volume from the collection of Elaine and Alexandre Rosenberg brings together the complete works of the philosopher. Its sale, scheduled for April 23, could reach $ 400,000. What to drool all the philosophers of the whole world. On April 23 in New York, the very first printed […]

The top lots are also auctioned online

Francis Bacon Top lot at Sotheby’s is the large-format triptych “Inspired by the Oresteia of Aeschylus” (1981), which is sold by the private Astrup Fearnley Museum in Oslo. At least 60 million dollars are expected (excerpt). (Photo: Sotheby’s / VG Bild-Kunst 2020) New York The important New York spring auctions, which usually attract hundreds of […]

New York: Corona benefit: instruments by US music stars auctioned

New YorkA crystal-studded zither by Dolly Parton, a guitar by Taylor Swift, an accordion by Sheryl Crow: numerous instruments by US stars have been auctioned off at a benefit auction in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The most expensive piece was a guitar made by Taylor Swift in 2018, which brought in 40,000 dollars […]