Fall Auction Sales

December 2nd and 3rd, 2021, Heffel and Cowley Abbott respectively hosted their fall live auction sales.  A week before the auctions, Toronto implemented new COVID restrictions effectively halting all in person viewings of the two auction houses’ preview shows. The sales were held virtually and bidding was restricted to phone, absentee and online. Despite these […]

COVID & Canadian Art Market

In May 2020, due to COVID regulations, the Canadian live auctions were postponed. Heffel rescheduled their spring sale for July 15th. Waddington’s and Cowley Abbott postponed their sales until September 17th and 24th respectively. How has the economic uncertainty of the pandemic affected the Canadian art market? Going through the results it is clear that […]