Oct. 6, 2008BRISK BUSINESS AT ARTNET AUCTIONS
Artnet launched its online art auctions back in March, and now, more than six months later, business is humming along at a respectable rate. Overall, Artnet Online Auctions
have sold almost 600 lots for a total of more than $2.1 million. The top price was brought by Andy Warhol
’s print $9
, the multicolored grid of nine dollar signs printed in 1982, which sold for $130,000. In addition to Warhol, works by Takashi Murakami
and Roy Lichtenstein
are top sellers in terms of volume. At any one time, more than 200 lots are up for auction.