Sarah P. Hanson

Out with the old in with the new, with a side of Bacon, at Phillips and Christie's $528.8m auction night

New record for Joan Mitchell as fresh artists join the $10m-and-up club—but Bacon and Basquiat still dominate top prices in New York

Kerry James Marshall sets $21m record for a living African American artist at Sotheby's sale

Rapper P. Diddy identified as buyer of the Chicago-based painter's Past Times

Christie’s $416m Impressionist and Modern art sale reaffirms bullish market for top material

Even without a $150m-plus headliner, the auction topped rival Sotheby’s by $100m thanks to deeper, more even bidding

Online sales, Asia and guarantees: auction house chiefs on the future of the business

The heads of Christie's, Bonhams and Phillips speak on market shifts, challenges and why they believe their model will succeed

Rockefeller heavy-hitters pull in $646m for charity at Christie's

Evening auction featuring the family's most valuable works set new records for Monet and Matisse

Live from the saleroom: Christie's auctions the art collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

Sit back, relax, and follow the action from tonight's evening sale via tweet

Judge halts suit filed by collector seeking to block sale of Basquiat at Sotheby's

The painting, estimated to bring $30m, is a key lot in the auction house's upcoming evening sale in New York; plaintiff vows to appeal

Three to see: Tefaf New York Spring

A few things at the fair that caught our eye at the second edition of Manhattan fair

The public joins the protest in Frieze’s Live programme

Activist work reflects what artists are making, says curator of new initiative

Highlights from Tefaf New York Spring

Second edition of Manhattan fair might lack Frieze's contemporary edge, but it has grown-up appeal

Basquiat’s $20m work takes centre stage in Phillips sale

Critic and curators gather to pay tribute to late artist as 1984 painting comes to market for first time

Private sales jump 70% at Sotheby's

First-quarter earnings show aggregate auction sales of $667m, affirming market's strength

Sotheby's to offer Modigliani nude with $150m estimate, one month after it was shown at Tate

The work is the largest in the artist's most sought-after series of pathbreaking Modern nudes

New York's Postmasters gallery, in survival move, solicits pledges via Patreon

"We need more support than I can generate via sales alone", says founder

Six picks from Aipad's Photography Show

Photos spanning two centuries on offer at New York fair, which hopes to top last year's record attendance

Have we reached peak Picasso?

The Modern master's star continues to rise in the market

Sotheby's to offer Jackson Pollock drip painting in May sale series

The 1949 work, unveiled in Hong Kong this week, could surpass the artist's auction record

Andreas Rumbler joins Lévy Gorvy

The former deputy chair of Christie's Impressionist and Modern department will head a new Zurich office for the gallery

South African art shines at the Armory Show

Works dealing with issues of post-colonial politics, black power, and identity find a receptive US audience

Cape Town gallery blank projects wins $10,000 Presents Booth Prize

The space is showing works that touch on identity by the South African artists Igshaan Adams and Cinga Samson

Artist profiles: the names you should know at Armory

At a fair with hundreds of works, it can be hard to know where to start looking. Here are some artists to keep an eye out for at the Armory

The talk of the piers: what VIPs are buzzing about at the Armory Show

Indoor weather systems, female warriors in porcelain and 250 ways to confront death

Nicole Berry on what you’ll see at this year’s Armory Show

The fair’s new director describes how she has kept the fair relevant while staying true to its founding ethos

New York's March fairs aim to seize market moment

Your essential guide to the Armory Show, Volta, Independent, Nada and beyond

Sotheby's sales up 12% to $5.5bn in 2017

Auction house releases its latest earnings, showing growth driven by Asian clients, private sales, and online auctions

Art marketanalysis

ADAA's Art Show misses Armory week crowds, but focused displays of challenging works still prove popular

Exhibitors reflect on how art market has changed since the 1980s at 30th edition of New York fair

Mexico City’s Material fair draws praise—and exhibitors from Zona Maco

As the main fair has become more blue-chip, the younger event has focused on fresh talent and a connection to the local scene