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RawFacts Auction Review First Quarter 2022

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

Global auction sales from Christie’s, Sotheby’s, and Phillips totalled $1.66 billion in the first quarter of 2022, up 32% from the first quarter in 2021.


– Global art market sees a record-breaking Q1 in 2022

– Hybrid auctions remain an important sales mechanism at the top-end of the market

– Online-Only sales fall as live auctions return to the sales calendar

– London regains promience as the top location for Q1

– Impressionist and Modern Art takes the lead

– Post-War and Contemporary Art auctions up 48% in Q1

– Luxury collecting categories continue to increase their sales totals

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 quarter of 2022. The report allows you to quickly see which auction house is trending, and what collecting segments are the key drivers of growth.