Tag Archives: Christie’s


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Young and Worldly: China’s Newest Collectors

A new generation reaches out far beyond its traditions and borders Read More


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Michael Krebber, Untitled, emulsion paint and acrylic on canvas, 1999.

Christie’s ‘First Open’ Sale Nets $11.2 M. With Strong Online Presence

Yesterday Christie’s First Open NYC live auction brought in over $11.2 million across 203 lots, with a 70 percent sell-through rate by lot. One-hundred forty-seven further lots remain available online until September 30. The auction set record sales for Cheyney … Read More


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Sotheby's To Auction Joe DiMaggio's 1936 Yankees Uniform

Christie’s, Sotheby’s, Ebay Try To Block Ninth Circuit Royalty Act Rehearing

Last Friday in San Diego, a joint effort between Christie’s, Sotheby’s and eBay attempted to move the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals away from rehearing a class of artists’ appeal to their challenge of the California Royalties Act, Law360 reported … Read More


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Retrospective: Rediscovered Dossi Reappears on Jeep

And other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More


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China’s Growing Auction Giant

The Poly Group, a $40 billion state-owned enterprise, oversees activities ranging from arms dealing to an auction house that is the first in China to offer private sales and is rapidly promoting itself as a global brand Read More


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A busy phone bank at Sotheby’s London sale of Impressionist and Modern Art this past June.
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The Pleasures and Perils of Auction-House Phone Bids

The popularity of telephone bidding at auction surges, despite the danger of dropped calls and bad connections Read More


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The Dalí Sculpture Mess

The market for Salvador Dalí’s sculptures remains plagued by misinformation, unauthorized editions, ownership disputes, and some outright fraud. Questionable works are still flooding the market Read More


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Split Opinions on Sharing Profits

Debate on artist resale rights in U.S. heats up amid legal wrangling Read More


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Jussi Pylkkänen, president of Christie's Europe is concerned about the impact of the resale royalty on the London art market

‘Droit de Suite’ Debate Heats Up

Experts say expanded law will harm U.K. market Read More


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Robert Gwathmey's  Prologue II, 1982, oil on canvas, 1962, sold for an artist's record of $72,000 at auction

Southern Comforts

Gwathmey images of rural South gaining ground at auction Read More


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Richard Artschwager's charcoal on paper, Weave, 1989

Paper Chase

Artschwager Drawings Draw Eager Buyers Read More


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Still Market Runs Deep

Ab Ex Master among “recession-proof” artists at auction Read More


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Fall Imp/Mod Auctions: The Difference a Day Makes

Christie’s and Sotheby’s evening sales paint very different pictures of the health of the market Read More


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Boetti's embroidery Tutto, 1988, sold for $2.1 million at Christie's Italian art sale last month

Uncommon Threads

Boetti Tapestry Takes $2M at London Auction Read More