ARTMARKET.COM – Results you really need to know for 2022, according to Artprice – 01/12/2023 – 14:00.

The Art Market may give the impression that it has broken all records again in 2022, but the number of lots sold at auction and its turnover have stabilized on a global scale. explains Thierry Ehrmann, President of and Founder of Artprice.

The annual evolution of the results of the Fine Arts auction in France


Annual development of the results of the auction of Fine Arts in Germany


Companies and are currently collaborating on the writing of the most comprehensive Art Market Report for 2022, thanks to the resulting auction sales of artwork recorded around the planet. This report will be published free online in English, French and Chinese on the occasion of TEFAF, in early March 2023.

In the meantime, Artprice has compiled a list of the 25 most spectacular results of 2022:


– The second most expensive painting in auction history (after Salvator Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci) for Andy Warhol

– The two most expensive photos of all time, for Man Ray and Edward Steichen

– The second most expensive print in the world (after Medianoche Swimming Pool David Hockney) for Pablo Picasso

– The second most expensive video installation (after No No, New Museum by Bruce Nauman) to David Hockney

– Three of the most expensive rugs in the world to be auctioned in 2022, for three pieces by Alighiero Boetti


– Record year for an American Auction House: over $7 billion in Fine Arts

– Record year for a painting at auction: over $10 billion sold worldwide

– Most expensive collection of all time: Paul G. Allen, with five proceeds for over $100 million

– Record year for the Auction House: $5.8 billion in Fine Arts for Christie’s worldwide

– Record years in EUR (but not in USD) for Fine Art auctions in France and Germany

– Record price for a work of art at a public auction in Germany, signed by Max Beckmann

– The record price for a work of art at a public auction in Japan, signed by Andy Warhol

– Record price for a work of art at a public auction in the Netherlands, signed Willem Gerard Hofker

– Record price for a work of art at a public auction in Italy, signed by Giorgio Morandi


– Historical record price for German artist: Lucian Freud

– Austria: Gustave Klimt

– Belgium: René Magritte

– America: Andy Warhol

– France: Georges Seurat (if we consider that Pablo Picasso was Spanish)

– India: Vasudeo S. Gaitonde

– Luxembourg: Edward Steichen

– Nigeria: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

– Netherlands: Vincent Van Gogh

– Sudan: Ibrahim El Salahi


– Record for a female painter under 30: Anna Weyant

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