4 Press Releases

Tag: Matthew Wong

  • Auction Industry

    Ultra-Contemporary Art Ascendant: The Rise of the Market’s Newest Category

    Tomokazu Matsuyama, Mrs. Omega, July 2011 - June 2013. Image courtesy of Phillips. For years, the auction industry has had a problem with language. Terms such as “post-war” and “modern” stretch gingerly to cover the market’s holes, and their meanings often differ from one auction house to the next. While…

    Ultra Contemporary Art Ascendant The Rise of the Markets Newest Category1
  • Auction Preview

    Post-War and Contemporary Art at Christie’s, From Keith Haring to Matthew Wong

    Christie’s will open the Spring 2021 auction season with a selection of post-war, modern, and contemporary art. A full-sized painting by Keith Haring leads the listings. Executed on industrial tarpaulin, the untitled red painting shows the artist’s signature dancing figures. “Vibration marks” indicate their movement. A polka-dotted spirit figure dominates…

    Keith Haring (1958-1990) Untitled
  • Auction Result

    5 Emerging Artists Who Set New Auction Records in 2020

    2020 was not an ordinary year in any sense, from the COVID-19 pandemic to the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement. This year was all about adapting to the new global situation, and the auction industry was no exception. The digital auction format took over the brick-and-mortar format, ushering…

  • Auction Industry

    Auction prices that take your breath away

    Nicolas Party, Untitled (Landscape), 2013. Estimate: $60,000-80,000. Image courtesy of Phillips.by Ted Loos NEW YORK(NYT NEWS SERVICE).- Sale prices that wildly exceed expectations give a jolt of excitement to art auctions. In the prepandemic days of live audiences, a gasp from the crowd might be heard. Though much of the action…

    Auction prices that take your breath away.