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

2017 Auction Highlights

Welcome to a New Year at Alex Cooper. We are thrilled about our upcoming auctions of fine collections and estates.  Before we embark on an exciting new year, lets first reflect on some of the impressive highlights of 2017. FINE JEWELRY A Russian Enameled Gold Egg with Diamonds Dated 1907, 14K yellow gold, guillocheted burgundy […]

February 14, 2018

The Current Palette: August Art Auction Highlights

Our August auction is so full of world-renowned Contemporary artists it is hard to choose my favorites.   It seems each piece is more interesting and notable than the one before!  We are pleased to present work that will appeal to all levels of art collector. Five things you cannot miss in the upcoming auction: Lot: […]

August 15, 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