Contemporary art sales above one million U.S. dollars worldwide 2018-2022, by medium

Number of contemporary works of art sold for more than one million U.S. dollars at auctions worldwide between 2018 and 2022, by medium

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Release date

March 2023



Survey time period

2018 to 2022

Supplementary notes

Figures refer to lots sold between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2022 by auction houses Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips worldwide.

The source defines the contemporary art market as follows: Core Contemporary (artists born from 1930 to 1976) and Young Contemporary (artists born since 1977).

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