From Banksy’s Shredding Stunt to an AI Art Bidding War, 5 Sales That Rocked the Auction World in 2018
These headline-making lots fueled no shortage of gossip this year.
Heading to the block with no shortage of fanfare, these lots failed to find buyers.
Rare volumes on botany, philosophy, and politics are among the highlights in a sale of literary works from the collection of the co-founder of Yves Saint Laurent.
Set on 10 acres in Litchfield, Conn., the architectural gem is expected to fetch more than $2 million when it hits the block at Wright on December 11.
The show’s 27 works will be on offer through December 7.
Written in 1954, the rare missive will be offered at Christie’s New York on December 4 and is expected to fetch in excess of $1 million.
The activist musician teams up with Theaster Gates and Sir David Adjaye during Art Basel in Miami Beach.
With a work selling for $90.3 million, the British painter becomes the most expensive living artist.