Tracey Emin’s four-poster bed, Van Gogh’s second-hand boots, Crosby, Stills & Nash and a portrait of Prince Charles are our choices for London this weekend.
The collector Ingvild Goetz announced she is donating her Munich museum and 375 contemporary artworks to the state of Bavaria, and will hand over more than 4,000 other works on permanent loan.
A trio of giant King Kong portraits greets visitors at Paul Kasmin Gallery in Manhattan’s Chelsea district.
A Francis Bacon triptych last night fetched $17.3 million at an auction that also featured photos of stock exchanges owned by a former hedge fund manager.
Artworks from the collection of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. may raise another $16 million for its creditors as collectors and souvenir hunters snap up remains of the collapsed bank.
A surrealist painting by the U.K. artist Glenn Brown sold at a Phillips auction in London that concluded the two-month summer season of high-end contemporary art events.
Picasso’s lovers, Richard Serra’s steel and Andreas Gursky’s yacht-studded Monaco are the highlights of a $130 million trove Gagosian Gallery is taking for its first expedition to Brazil next month.
Roman Abramovich and his girlfriend Dasha Zhukova inspected sculptures by Takashi Murakami. Kate Moss also browsed as Hong Kong wooed wealthy art buyers with champagne, James Bond-style parties and lobster feasts.
Roy Lichtenstein’s 1961 painting of a man looking through a peephole sold for $43.2 million last night in New York, one of 13 records set at an auction of contemporary art by Christie’s International.
A Gerhard Richter painting owned by Eric Clapton sold last night for a record 21.3 million pounds ($34.2 million) -- more than 30 times what he paid for it in 2001.