Mad About Modern Art

When we talk about Modern Art, we are referencing the period of art that extends from the 1860’s into the 1970’s.  Modern Art is art that moved away from the stylistic traditions of the past into a phase of true experimentation.  When we see an abstract painting today it is not shocking as we have […]

June 12, 2018

The Case for Buying and Selling Art at Auction

ArtPrice’s Global Art Market report of 2017 revealed some very compelling information about the buying and selling habits of collectors, worldwide. This information also gives tremendous confidence in not only the middle and top end of the art market, but the bottom end too, where the majority of sales occur. Despite the headline grabbing record […]

March 22, 2018

The Current Palette: The Art of Giving Art

  Art is a timeless gift, often remaining in families for generations and bringing joy and beauty to all who see it.  The holidays are right around the corner and our December gallery auction on Saturday, December 16, offers multiple opportunities for gifting art. While an amazing present, the buyer should keep a few key […]

December 12, 2017

The Current Palette: October Art Auction Highlights

Our monthly can’t miss art auction feature is a bit different this month as our October auction is different as well.  Alex Cooper will be presenting one of our biggest Contemporary Art auctions to date.  We have amassed a cannot miss collection featuring Warhol, Picasso, Motherwell, Chagall, Bearden, Miro, de Kooning and Lichtenstein, and the […]

September 26, 2017

Jean-Michel Basquiat for Auction June 17th

Last week, capping off an extraordinary Post-War and Contemporary Art auction season in New York City, Sotheby’s sold an Untitled painting from 1982 by the late Jean-Michel Basquiat for a record breaking $110.5 Million. This sale, originally guaranteed at $60 Million, surpassed Andy Warhol’s previous standing, as the highest paid at auction for a work […]

June 1, 2017

2016 Art Market Roundup: Predictions for an Uncertain 2017

The uncertainty of the immediate future of politics and the worldwide economy is making predictions about the art market in 2017 a challenging task. Many events have already transpired or are still in the works. Past events, such as the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, the election of Donald Trump as US president, […]

January 17, 2017