After a lawsuit by the estate of late New York City artist Jean-Michel Basquiat suggested some of the works may be fakes, Christie’s auction house has removed one piece for review.
An auction of 40 items by the late New York City artist Jean-Michel Basquiat made headlines this week, but now his estate has sued claiming that some of the works may be fakes.
A collection of artwork by one of New York City’s most famed graffiti artists was about to be auctioned off Monday.
The museum confirmed it purchased “The Sacrifice of Polyxena” at Christie’s in Paris on Monday. The auction house said the 17th century work sold for $1.9 million, setting an auction record price for artist Charles Le Brun.
Christie’s in New York will soon be auctioning off scientist Dr. Francis Crick’s letter to his 12-year-old son, saying he and a colleague had discovered something ”very beautiful” in the structure of DNA.
The first in a series of live and online auctions to raise funds for the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has taken in over $17 million.
An auctioneer with Christie’s predicts the famous painting could go for $30 million to $50 million.
A 14-foot high spiral staircase section from the Eiffel Tower is being put up for auction by Christie’s on June 16. It’s estimated to bring $80,000 to $120,000.
Artist Jeff Koons’ sculpture of the cartoon character hugging a topless blond woman is headed for auction at Sotheby’s.
A Dali watercolor of a reclining nude that hung in Hugh Hefner’s bedroom is among 125 artworks being auctioned by the magazine known for baring all for nearly 60 years.