The Auctions

 Edvard Munch's The Scream (1895), auctioned at Sotheby's Sales of Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary Art on 2 May 2012 in New York City. The masterpiece is one of four versions created by Munch and the only one that is privately owned. The painting sold for $119,922,500 Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images (via The Guardian)
Edvard Munch’s The Scream (1895), auctioned at Sotheby’s Sales of Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary Art on 2 May 2012 in New York City. The masterpiece is one of four versions created by Munch and the only one that is privately owned. The painting sold for $119,922,500 Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images (via The Guardian)

Bonhams

Bonhams is a privately owned British auction house and one of the world’s oldest and largest auctioneers of fine art and antiques. Official Site
Bonhams (Americas)

580 Madison Avenue
New York, NY
United States
Phone: 212 644 9001
Bonhams (Asia Pacific)

Suite 1122
Two Pacific Place
88 Queensway
Hong Kong,China
852 2918 4321
Bonhams (UK & Europe)

101 New Bond Street
London, United Kingdom
44 (0)20 7447 7447

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Christie’s

Founded in 1766 by James Christie, Christie’s is considered one of the two most powerful auction houses existing. They hold over 450 sales annually in over 80 categories, including all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewelry, photographs, collectibles, wine, and more. They have 53 offices in 32 countries and 12 salerooms around the world. Official Site
Christie’s (Americas)
20 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY
United States
212 636 2000
Christie’s (Asia Pacific)

22nd Floor
Alexandra House
18 Chater Road
Central,Hong Kong,China
852 2760 1766
Christie’s (UK & Europe)

8 King St
St. James’s
London, United Kingdom
44 (0)20 7839 9060

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Sotheby’s

Auctioneers since 1744, Sotheby’s is considered to be one of the top two auction houses in the world. Sotheby’s is a full service art advisory as well as an auctioneer of art, property, wine and jewelry. Sotheby’s stock is publicly sold under the ticker BID. Official Site
Sotheby’s (Americas)
1334 York Avenue
New York, NY
United States
212 606 7000
Sotheby’s (Asia Pacific)
5/F One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway ,Hong Kong
852 2524 8121
Sotheby’s (Uk & Europe)
34-35 New Bond Street, London, United Kingdom
44 (0)20 7293 5000

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Phillips

Phillips conducts auctions in New York and London and has representative offices throughout Europe in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Russia, Switzerland and Turkey and in the United States in Los Angeles. Formerly Phillips de Pury, the auction house name was shorted after founder Simon de Pury departed as chairman in 2013, and Mercury Group assumed full ownership of the company. Official Site
Phillips (Americas)
450 Park Avenue
Manhattan
New York City, NY
United States
212 940 1200
Phillips (UK & Europe)

Howick Place
London
United Kingdom
44 (0)20 7318 4010

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Dorotheum

Dorotheergasse 17 1010
Wien, Austria
43 (0)1 515 600
Founded in 1707, the Dorotheum, is the largest auction house in Central Europe and hosts approx. 600 auctions a year. They have offices are in Brussels, Düsseldorf, Munich, Rome and Milan. Official Site

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Heffel
13 Hazelton Avenue
Toronto, ON
Canada
Heffel Fine Art Auction House, a division of Heffel Gallery Limited, was established in 1995. Heffel now conduct live auction events semi~annually, one in the spring in Vancouver and one in the fall in Toronto. Official Site

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Stockholms Auktionsverk
Nybrogatan 32
Stockholm, Sweden
468 (0)453 67 50
Stockholms Auktionsverk is the oldest auction hose in the world, founded in 1674, on the initiative of then governor, Baron Claes Rålamb. They are, today, a leading Nordic marketplace for art, crafts and antiques and have branches in Gothenburg and Malmö. Official Site

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Tajan
37 Rue des Mathurins
Paris, France
33 (0)1 53 30 30 30
TAJAN holds at least one sale per week in one of over twenty specialties, including: Impressionist and Modern Art, Contemporary Art, 20th Century Decorative Arts and Design, Old Master Paintings, 17th to 19th century Furniture and Decorative Arts. Official Site

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Villa Grisebach Auktionen
Fasanenstraße 25
Berlin, Germany
49 (0)30 885 9150
Founded in 1986 with a main focus on Art of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries and photography, they hey have representatives in Berlin and across Germany, as well as offices in Switzerland and North America. Official Site

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Waddington’s
275 King St East
2nd Floor
Toronto,ON
Canada
416 504 9100
Waddington’s is Canada’s Auction House, providing expert advice to Canadian and international clients since 1850.  Official Site
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