ART MARKET WATCH
Nov. 15, 2006
It was just another record-breaking auction at Sothebyís New York
on the evening of Nov. 14, 2006. In the first sale in a week of contemporary art sales, Sothebyís totaled $125,132,800, with 76 of 83 lots finding buyers, or almost 91 percent. By comparison, the Sothebyís sale of a year ago totaled $114.5 million on 48 of 54 lots, and in fall 2004 the house did $92 million on a sale of 62 lots.