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Auction Analysis: London Post-War and Contemporary Evening Auctions – October 2020

  • Analyst: Lindsay Dewar
  • Pages: 24
  • Access: Analyst

London’s evening sales of Post-War and Contemporary art down 15.5% from October 2019

Since London’s Post-War and Contemporary art evening auctions reached their peak in October 2017, the market has experienced three consecutive seasons of decline, 9% between 2017 and 2018, 18% from 2018 to 2019 and a further 16% from October 2019 to October 2020.

About this report:

This report presents an in-depth comparative analysis of the Post-War and Contemporary art evening sales at Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips in London in October 2019. The analysis also provides analytical tools looking at annual trends between 2008 and 2020.

Who is it for?

This report is popular among dealers, auction houses and collectors, who want to get an in-depth understanding of auction trends in the Post-War and Contemporary art auction market and follow the performance of the three top auction houses this year.

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