Tag Archives: Christie’s

13May/22

Artmarket.com: a Warhol at $200 million explained by Artprice in five points

The glamorous face of Marylin Monroe painted by arguably the greatest artist in the history of the United States is about to elicit the second highest auction bid the art market has ever seen. At least that’s what the very prestigious auction house Christie’s is hoping, without really justifying its estimate. Shot Sage Blue Marilyn (1964) will be offered on 9 May 2022 in New York, and its sale could well mark a new turning point for the art market. Continue reading

11May/21

Artmarket.com: the NFT phenomenon – a market ‘disruptor’ – Artprice asks: what does it mean for the art market?

NFTs haven’t just been invented, but their arrival in the auction sphere has had the effect of a tidal wave. Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips have each sold their very first Non-Fungible Token in the past two months, while many other auction houses and galleries are getting drawn into the adventure. Artprice recognizes the unlimited creativity at the heart of this new medium as well as its extraordinary demand potential which seems in line with the rapid growth of the tech sector, but also with the aspirations of future generations of collectors. Continue reading