Art Auction Houses and Online Art Auctions
This auction guide provides you with information on the largest and most established art auction
houses in the world. Auction house like Christie's and Sotheby's. Smaller art and antique auctions
can be found in our 'Auction Houses Guide' which is organized according to states they are located in.
AUCTION HOUSE GUIDE for additional auction houses.
When buying art at auctions be careful because it's easy to over bid and get carried away. When bidding set a limit
for your top bid and remember the buyers premium. Do your research before bidding and condition is very important in
determining an object or arts value. Also be aware of shipping and handling costs that you may get charged. If you're
selling make sure you fully understand seller fees and what the auction house might charge you. Sometimes, it helps to
explore several auction houses and to look into at past sales results before consigning something for sale.
Art-Collecting.com provides easy to use art guides and art resources online. We specialize in Gallery Guides
for the major art cities but also provide you with smaller guides like this one. Our guides have been created
to help you discover, buy and sell artwork. We have guide for thirty-seven major art cities and for every state.
Each guide has an art services section where you might find an interesting and useful auction house.
Also, explore around the site and discover other useful information.
Christie's salerooms have been a popular showcase for the unique and the beautiful since 1766. They provide a variety of services for art collectors and
their website has a good FAQ's page that discusses how to buy and sell at auction.
One of the world's most prominent auction houses. They provide art collectors with a wide range of services, including trusts, estates and appraisals,
plus presenting major art and antique auctions throughout the world.
MIAMI AND MIAMI BEACH ART FAIR GUIDE
Miami Art Week will be the first week of December 4 - 10, 2023, and we've created two free planning guides.
Check them out and you'll discover why Miami Art Week has become the largest and most important art event in the world.
The first guide provides everything related to the art fairs. It's a busy week with more than a dozen art fairs scheduled.
Top galleries from Europe, Latin America and the United States will be exhibiting amazing artists and museum quality
artworks at Art Basel, Art Miami, NADA, Scope, Aqua, Design Miami and other fairs.
MIAMI ART WEEK GUIDE
Our second guide, provides information on what else is going on during the art fair week, now commonly referred
to as Miami Art Week. This is where you'll find information on Art Museums, Non-Profit Organization, Private Art Collections,
and Special Events. Even if you're not attending the guides are worth looking. Tell your art friends and anyone headed to Miami
about our guides and they'll appreciate it. It's a great week for viewing and learning about contemporary art, filling up on
visual stimulation, and hopefully some warm weather. Best viewed on a computer or tablet.
The above guides are free and will help you navigate the world's largest contemporary art event.
Other Art Auction Houses
One of the world's fastest growing auction house, it is also the world's oldest and largest auctioneer of fine art and antiques
still run by auctioneers. They are recognized worldwide throughout all sectors of the fine art, antiques and collectors market,
and several of its departments are already established world leaders within their category.
Every year the Dorotheum hosts approximately 600 auctions. With a staff of over 400 and more than 70 art experts in a wide variety of collecting areas, are at your
service not just in Vienna but in a number of branch offices throughout Austria and in the capital of the Czech Republic, Prague.
Heritage Auctions is the largest collectibles auctioneer and third largest auction house in the world, as well as the largest auction house founded in the U.S.
We are also the undisputed Internet leader in our field, with more than 1 million online bidder-members registered on HA.com. This loyal and growing community
of collectors is a testament to the usefulness of our website, our reputation for professional business practices and our vast expertise in the field of art and collectibles.
World Headquarters is in Dallas, TX. Other locations include: Beverly Hills, San Francisco, New York, Palm Beach, Chicago, Hong Kong and several European offices.
Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)
From a single work of art to an entire estate, LAMA is the premier auction house on the West Coast to buy and sell Modern and contemporary art
& design. Founded in 1992, LAMA holds three live auctions a year, several timed online-only auctions, plus occasional exhibits that are open
to the public. LAMA caters to an international market, offering special expertise in artists of the California region it calls home, and consistently
sets new records for artists including Peter Alexander, Charles Arnoldi, Ruth Asawa, John Baldessari, Vija Celmins, Mary Corse, Roy Lichtenstein,
Ed Ruscha, and Andy Warhol Telephone number 323-904-1950 and email email@example.com. Visit our website
for additional information: https://lamodern.com/
Headquartered in New York and London, with offices throughout the world, Phillips conducts sales in a select number of categories: Contemporary Art,
Photographs, Editions, Design, Watches and Jewelry. Additionally, our core art business includes special exhibitions, private sales, advising private
estates and corporate clients, museum and arts sponsorships, and consulting.
Swann Auction Galleries
Founded in 1941 as an auction house specializing in Rare Books. Today Swann has separate departments devoted to Photographs, Posters and Prints & Drawings, in addition to Books, Maps & Atlases and Autographs.
Paris-based auction house is the largest auction company in France and considered to be one of the largest auction firm in the world.
Their web site is informative as well as being written in French and English.
Villa Grisebach is the top-selling auction house for Modern Art in Germany since 1988 with the main focus on photography and art of 19th to 21st century. Further it has remained the unchallenged
market leader in German 20th century art. All of this is a result of the great dedication of a highly professional team. Our representatives and offices are located in Berlin, across Germany,
Switzerland and North America. There are two suites of sales annually: spring and late autumn.
Barnebys.com - All Auctions In One Place
Barnebys is a one of the worlds largest search engine for art, collectibles and antiques. Our service offer users to browse hundreds of thousands lots
and realized prices from more than 700 auction houses. Barnebys is a useful website to compare and find out prices of different objects with our price bank
and free appraisal service. Website: Barnebys.com. For business inquiry, telephone: +1 929 24 88 134.
Auction News and Information
Auction Central News
The foremost resource for news and specialist information within the global antiques, fine art and auction sector,
Auction Central News is the premier online destination for authoritative reports, columns, interviews with industry insiders,
recent auction prices realized and tips on upcoming auctions.
Online Art Auctions
LiveAuctioneers.com Online Auctions
LiveAuctioneers.com provides bidders with unprecedented levels of access to hundreds of auctions and remote saleroom floors the world over. Through its exclusive technology and services suite, as
well as it's partnership with eBay Live Auctions, LiveAuctioneers.com connects auction houses and bidders worldwide.
Special section on eBay for buying and selling art. You can buy and sell anything, including collectible fine art.
Several million items on sale daily.
NOTE OF CAUTION
Most auction houses now have a method for bidding online. If you're new to online auction be very careful
when you first start bidding with online auctions. Purchase one or two low priced items to get used to the
bidding process. Also, make sure that you know the auction rules payment requirements for successful bids.
You might want to into estimated shipping costs, the auction house should be able to assist with this.
They might also refer you to a third party shipper.
Interested in buying at Art Auctions, read Maynard Elliott's Ten Rules for Buying Art at Auctions.
It's an old online article but still provides useful information on how to successfully bid at auctions. The article was written several years ago so keep this in mind and make adjustments
for current art auctions.
Greg Allen wrote an article for The New York Times, in 2006 and it's still worth reading:
Rule No. 1: Don't Yell, 'My Kid Could Do That'
Data Base of Art Auction Prices and Artist Information
Are you interested in researching an artist or looking for current auction prices?
Mutual Art is a great place to start. They also offer the lowest prices for online appraisals.
They are also a well respected resource for online art information.
Art-Collecting.com is an online resource for all art enthusiasts. Art collectors, art travelers and artists will find
our comprehensive online Gallery Guides and Museum Guides to be
very useful. We feature guides for thirty-seven major art cities as well as every state. Enjoy visiting art fairs be sure
to look at our National and International Art Fair Guide and up year-around our specialty guides
for New York Art Fairs and Los Angeles Art Fairs
and the Miami Art Fairs
If you're looking for Art Appraisers, Art Advisors & Consultants,
Art Auctions or other Art Services we're a good resource. Our Artist Guides
is where you find links directly to artist websites. The Painters and
Photographers guides are popular and you can purchase directly from the artists or be referred to galleries representing their artwork.
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