Wright is the industry’s leading auction house specializing in 20th century art and design. 

Our innovative style and superior expertise sets us apart in the industry. We value creativity and focus on the quality of presentation and content. Our world-class specialists, award-winning catalogs, pioneering website and international marketing has captured the attention of distinguished collectors around the globe—buyers and sellers alike—making Wright a prominent resource for 20th century art and design.

Richard Wright founded Wright auction house in 2000. He has more than 30 years of experience handling and documenting 20th century works. Together, with a highly-qualified team of specialists, researchers, designers and handlers, Wright has sold more than 75,000 works across the spectrum of 20th century art and design and pioneered entire fields of collecting. Wright is the market leader in the sale of architecture as design and Important Italian Glass, achieving record results.

Wright headquarters is centrally located in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood and is home to our consignment offices, production team and creative staff as well as 7,000 square feet of exhibition space. Chicago is also home to Wright Now, our inventory of art and design available for direct purchase, and since fall of 2022 home to Toomey & Co. Auctioneers.


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