A US District Judge ruled Turkey “slept on its rights” to the figurine by waiting until 2017 to seek its return, after it had been on view at the Metropolitan Museum for decades.
The rare copy of Mary Shelley’s classic, one of only 500 copies, sold for $1.17 million at Christie’s.
In May 2020, Banksy gifted an artwork made in tribute to healthcare workers to a South East England hospital.
Christie’s first-ever sale of a purely digital artwork has decidedly catapulted non-fungible token (NFT) art into the mainstream.
The National Institute for Anthropology and History in Mexico says 30 objects in the sale belong to the country’s national patrimony, and three others are fake.
May we all be as merry as that boozy child.
The US Virgin Islands requested that the auction houses release “all documents reflecting or relating to inquiries, sales, bids, communications with or about Jeffrey E. Epstein.”
A petitioner has abandoned claims filed with the Commissioner of the New York State Department of Education challenging the sale of Jackson Pollock’s “Red Composition,” which realized $13 million.
Abramović’s interests lie more with perpetuating herself as a product than with what she actually expresses through her art.
The artworks, which include significant pieces by Lucas Cranach the Elder and Francesco Botticini, are estimated to accrue $2.3 million to $3.5 million in total at Christie’s today, October 15.
Eclipsing its projected price tag of $8 million, a T. rex named Stan sold for a whopping $31,847,500.
Experts have criticized auction house practices that prioritize dropping the hammer on sales rather than on looters or art smugglers.