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RawFacts Auction Review First Half 2022

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

Global auction sales from Christie’s, Sotheby’s, and Phillips totalled $7.40 billion in the first half of 2022, up 25% from the first half of 2021.


– Global auction sales reach highest H1 total

– Online-Only auction sales see decline for the first time

– All three auction houses grow in the first 6 months of the year

– Christie’s takes market leadership in first half of 2022

– Hong Kong market drops into third place

– Post-War & Contemporary art leads the first half of 2022

– Jewels and Watches see strong growth during first half of 2022

– NFTs fail to excite in H1 2022

About this report:

This report presents an instant comparative analysis of all auction sales (physical, Online-Only and Hybrid sales) at Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips in the first half of 2022. The report allows you to quickly see which auction house is trending, and what collecting segments are the key drivers of growth.