Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art

The prestigious auction house Sotheby’s in its last Impressionist & Modern Art Sale has seen an awakening of the international art collectors market.

“It is a real shot in the arm for the art market…” says Simon Shaw, Director of Impressionist & Modern Art for Sotherby’s New York. “There is great apettite out there for the right works as long as they are estimated at an attractive level…”

Even though it seems that new contemporary modernists are getting more and more recognition, the entrenched “oldies but goldies” such as Dali, Picasso and Cezanne are still leaving everyone well behind…

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Amitai Sasson of is an art world traveler on a mission to seek out the beauty and passion of the art world. As an avid enthusiast of art and oil paintings, he contributes to as Chief editor and writer.