Christie’s International sold $156 million of Impressionist and modern art last night in New York, less than half the year-ago total, as collectors and advisers lamented a scarcity of masterpieces.
A 1934 Pablo Picasso painting of his mistress may fetch as much as $35 million at Sotheby’s in New York next month as auction houses aim to capitalize on buyers’ appetite for iconic 20th-century art.
Bank of America Corp. , hurt by an exodus of at least 30 senior investment bankers in Europe, is falling behind rivals fighting for a shrinking pool of business.
Steve Wynn ’s Roy Lichtenstein painting titled “Ohhh ... Alright...’’ (1964) could sell for $40 million at Christie’s International on Nov. 10.
"It's business as usual, without the boom or the bust."
- Michael Findlay on Oct 31, 2010