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AUCTION REPORT

Back in Business

More than half a year into the Covid-19 pandemic, the art world is slowly finding its footing. Live auctions resumed between spikes in cases across New York, London, and Hong Kong. Christie’s and Sotheby’s reaped significant earnings, though a number of high-profile pieces failed to sell.


RAMESHWAR BROOTA, Silent Structures, 1991, oil on canvas, 119.4 × 119.4 cm. Courtesy Christie’s.


NEW YORK

Christie’s Asian Art Week series (September 22–October 1), spanning eight live sales of art and antiques, achieved a total of USD 82.8 million, doubling the…

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