Works to Buy this Fall Auction Season

Every November, the leading auction houses host their prestigious day and evening sales, offering multimillion-dollar star lots to the highest bidders.

In these sales, you’ll spot art history’s most famous artists—Andy Warhol, Richard Prince, and David Hockney, among them—paired with the art market’s heftiest price tags.

Below, discover some of the most talked-about lots by these visionaries—plus, examples of their more affordable artworks available to buy now.

You can buy these paintings, prints, and photographs—or simply learn more about them—by messaging the representing galleries or auction specialists through Artsy. If you have any questions along the way, you can also contact our team of specialists at inquiries@artsy.net.


Yoshitomo Nara

This Japanese artist is internationally recognized for his cute, yet sinister characters—and his large-scale drawing Not Now (2003) is estimated to sell for HKD $6,000,000–HKD $8,000,000 in Phillips’s upcoming auction.

Works by Yoshitomo Nara under $5,000


David Hockney

This year, museums around the world are celebrating Hockney’s 80th birthday with blockbuster exhibitions. Look out for the Pop artist’s California Interior (1985-1986), which is one of the star lots in Sotheby’s: Contemporary Art Day Auction.

Works by David Hockney under $5,000


Andy Warhol

A master of media, Warhol turned himself into a worldwide sensation—and remains one of the most recognizable artists of all time. This blue-green self-portrait from 1978 is estimated to sell between $1,500,000 and $2,000,000 at Sotheby’s this November.

WORKS BY Andy warhol UNDER $10,000


Richard Prince

Prince mines mass-media culture for his signature motifs, which include cowboys, nurses, and bikers. This quintessential work is leading Phillips’s auction in Hong Kong with an estimate of HKD $31,000,000–HKD $41,000,000.

Works by Richard Prince Under $20,000


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