Sotheby's & Christie's hammer price vs estimate for 2016 and 2017

We examined all successfully sold lots from Christie's and Sotheby’s during 2016 and 2017.  Our analysis covers 195,479 lots from 1199 catalogs and represents sales made in major cities around the world.

Will artificial intelligence ever be able to appraise art and antiques?

Perhaps the most human of activities—the creation of art and the contemplation of beauty and meaning in objects—could in fact become a new frontier for artificial intelligence (AI).