Hockney sets new auction record for a living artist, but were strings pulled behind the no-reserve sale?
The Yorkshireman's 1970s Californian scene, Portrait of an Artist, sold on the nose at $80m at Christie's in New York last night
Public art advocates—and the artist himself—speak out against sale of Chicago library’s Kerry James Marshall mural
The work, commissioned in the 1990s for $10,000, is due to be sold at Christie’s, New York for an estimated $10m to $15m
Berkshire Museum’s $8.1m Norman Rockwell leads American art auctions, despite deaccessioning controversy
The US artist dominated the top prices during New York sales series, where the commercial appeal of attractive subjects showed through in prices