Posted August 3, 2003
artprice is a major international art auction price database and publisher of art auction price results. Their auction records are published in book, CD-ROM and online database formats. For those of you who prefer your art price results in book form, Art Price Annual 2003 will do the job. The current edition contains 170,000 individual price results for works of art by 59,000 artists that sold at 5,200 international auctions during 2002. Coverage includes sales results for paintings, drawings, prints, posters, tapestries, ceramics, multimedia works, watercolors, miniatures, sculptures, and photographs.
Art Price Annual 2003 is easy to use, with artists listed alphabetically, each artist's works sorted by medium, and price results listed from lowest to highest for each respective medium. Artbusiness.com recommends the book for anyone who needs quick current auction sales information on a regular basis, but doesn't want to bother clicking through an online database or loading up a CD-ROM. For in-depth research or for writing formal appraisals, artprice database or an equivalent product should also be consulted.
Art Price Annual 2003 by artprice.com. artprice.com, St.-Romain-au-Mt. d'Or, France, 2003, hardbound, 2,798 pages, 8 7/8 by 11 5/8 inches, $129.
Available in North America from Dealer's Choice Books. Dealer's Choice Books is located at P.O. Box 710, Land O'Lakes, FL 34639 or call 1.800.278.2637. Internationally, order directly from the artprice.com website.