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James Christie founded Christie’s in 1766. Since then, the auction house has conducted grand and famous auctions. Christie’s holds approximately 350 auctions each year in over 80 categories, including fine and decorative arts, jewelry, collectibles, wine, and more and with prices ranging from $200 to over $100 million. The auction house also conducts private sales in all categories, including but not limited to, Post-War and Contemporary, Impressionist and Modern, Old Masters and Jewelry.
  • Apr 2, 2019

    Aged for 14 months aboard the International Space StationPresented in a unique custom trunk imagined and created by the Maison d’Arts Les Ateliers Victor, including a corkscrew crafted from a meteoriteSold to pursue research on the future of agriculture Christie’s presents a bottle of space-aged Pétrus 2000, which has spent 14 months aboard th...

  • Apr 2, 2019

    After setting a historic record for online sales worldwide with the Dubai auction 15 days ago (US$ +14 million for a 100% online watch auction) and with the makings of one in HK on May 22nd, Christie’s is on its way to a championship season in the watchmaking field. This is the day. Join us on Saturday, May 22nd, 2021 for: The first historic "Eve...

  • Apr 2, 2019

    ARTWORK FROM THE SAME SERIES AS THE RECORD-BREAKING WARRIOR JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT (1960-1988)UNTITLED (ONE EYED MAN OR XEROX FACE)acrylic, spray paint, oilstick and Xerox collage on panel182.9 x 121.9 cm. (72 x 48 in.)Painted in 1982.Estimate: HK$140,000,000-170,000,000 / US$18,000,000-22,00,000 Hong Kong – Christie’s 20th/21st Century Art...

  • Apr 2, 2019

    ALAN BANBERY’S UNIQUE PATEK PHILIPPE REFERENCE 3448J ‘NO MOON PHASE’ WITH PROTOTYPE LEAP YEAR INDICATION Poised to Set a World Auction Record for the Reference Held in Private Hands for More Than a Decade Patek PhilippeA unique, exceptional and historically highly important 18K gold automatic perpetual calendar wristwatch with English calenda...

  • Apr 2, 2019

    ACHIEVING A TOTAL OF £43,702,515 / $61,139,818 / €50,520,107, SELLING 98% BY LOT AND 100% BY VALUE Sir Winston Churchill’s Tower of the Koutoubia Mosque selling for a world auction record priceof £8,285,000 / $11,590,715 / €9,577,460 in London - A Family Collection: Works on Paper, Van Gogh to Freud realises £18,070,765 / $25,281,000 / €...

  • Apr 2, 2019

    Beeple, Everydays – The First 5000 Days, NFT, 21,069 pixels x 21,069 pixels (316,939,910 bytes)Estimate Unknown. Starting Bid: $100 NEW YORK – Christie’s is honored to present Everydays – The First 5000 Days by leading digital artist, Beeple, in a stand alone online-only sale open for bidding from February 25 - March 11,...

  • Apr 2, 2019

    New York — Christie’s online auction Old Master & British Drawings including property from The Cornelia Bessie Estate achieved a total of $3,803,875 and was 83% sold by lot, 100% sold by value and 137% hammer above low estimate. The top lot of the sale was a red-chalk figure study Young woman dozing by Jean-Honoré Fragonard from the Co...

  • Apr 2, 2019

    Dawn of Spring: Chinese Paintings Online (22 January – 5 February) As the Lunar New Year approaches, Christie’s Hong Kong is proud to present Dawn of Spring – Chinese Paintings Online from 22 January to 5 February 2021, offering a selection of paintings and calligraphy with auspicious and festive meaning to celebrate the upcoming Year of the ...

  • Apr 2, 2019

    MODERN BRITISH ART EVENING SALE, 1 MARCH 2021 Sir Winston Churchill, Scene at Marrakech, oil on canvas, 23 ¾ x 36 ⅜ in. (60.3 x 92.4 cm.) Painted circa 1935.Estimate: £300,000-500,000 London – Sir Winston Churchill’s Scene at Marrakech (circa 1935, estimate: £300,000-500,000) will highlight the Modern British Art Ev...

  • Apr 2, 2019

    London – Christie’s announces results for Classic Week, a marquee series of ten online and live sales celebrating craftsmanship and the story of creativity across time, from antiquity to the 21st century, realising £42,227,750 / $56,396,126 / €46,409,732, and reflecting a very positive end of year in the Classic Art Group calendar. Karl...

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  • Jul 29, 2022

    What is the latest news from around the auction world this July? The highly-anticipated Coeur d’Alene Art Auction of 2022 netted a respectable USD 16.4 million this month after setting numerous world records for American Western artists. Phillips reported a record mid-year high in sales, as well as the opening of a Los Angeles office. Elsewhere, ...

  • Jul 27, 2022

    Ernie Barnes’ work isn’t particularly new to the auction industry. However, in the past few years, the artist’s works have realized unpredictably high prices in the art market, and the trend continues to rise. During a 2022 Christie’s auction, an Ernie Barnes painting sold for a record USD 15.3 million. African American painter Ernie Barnes...

  • Jul 19, 2022

    New York: Asia Week New York–in partnership with Joan B Mirviss LTD–will celebrate the publication of Listening to Clay: Conversations with Contemporary Japanese Ceramic Artists, which coincides with the gallery’s exhibition on view from July 19th to August 26th.   To register for the webinar, held on Tuesday, July 26 at 5:00 p.m. (...

  • Jul 15, 2022

    What happens when art experts change their minds? For one collector, that could result in the loss of a major asset: a painting formerly attributed to Marc Chagall. The piece was worth USD 100,000 until an expert panel weighed in. A painting, formerly attributed to Marc Chagall, owned by Stephanie Clegg. Image courtesy of Stephanie Clegg via The Ne...

  • Jun 21, 2022

    June marks Pride Month, an annual celebration of LGBTQ+ individuals, history, and culture. Visibility is an ongoing challenge for LGBTQ+ individuals, especially in traditional sectors like the auction world. This Pride Month, Auction Daily profiles five contemporary LGBTQ+ artists to watch. Zanele Muholi. Image courtesy of Najib Nafid via ART AFRIC...

  • Jun 14, 2022

    Vintage playthings continue to be of great interest among collectors worldwide. These decades or centuries-old dolls, teddy bears, miniatures, trains, and other toys seem to connect enthusiasts to their youth and simpler, happier times. Special Auction Services of Newbury, UK is presenting its signature Dolls & Teddy Bears auction on June 21 an...

  • Jun 13, 2022

    Appointment Marks Artsy’s Continued Investment In Its Growing Secondary-Market Business and Senior Art Industry Talent Artsy, the largest global online art marketplace, today announces its appointment of Christine Layng Aschwald to the newly created role of Senior Director, Head of Artsy Advisory. Aschwald will oversee Artsy’s art advisory...

  • May 4, 2022

    A painting of a pile of strawberries by the 18th-century artist Jean Siméon Chardin surpassed all his previous auction records at Artcurial in Paris this March. The strawberry painting made EUR 24.4 million or USD 26.8 million (with fees) at auction, setting a new high for the artist. According to The Art Newspaper, the Chardin strawberries painti...

  • Apr 21, 2022

    Vienna-based auction house Dorotheum will soon offer a lost Titian painting once owned by Europe’s kings and queens. The available work, titled The Penitent Magdalen, is offered with an estimate of EUR 1 million to €1.5 million (USD 1.1 million - $1.6 million). Dorotheum tracked its provenance back to Christina, Queen of Sweden, though it was a...

  • Apr 14, 2022

    Doyle Sells Exuberant Paintings by American Abstract Artist American artist Alma Thomas pushed boundaries at every turn. As a young Black woman in the 1910s, doors were repeatedly closed to her as she sought opportunities in art, architecture, and academia. Even her well-studied professional career as a painter began after Thomas retired from teach...

  • Apr 6, 2022

    New York:  After a two-year absence, Asia Week New York returned stronger than ever with galleries and auction houses ringing up total combined sales of $98,622,190. At press time, this figure includes 25 out of 26 galleries and 5 out of 6 auction houses–Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage, and Sotheby’s. iGavel Auctions opens for onlin...

  • Mar 31, 2022

    Images from around the auction world this March. Image credit from left to right: Akiba Antiques, Phillips, and Nation’s Attic, Inc. Collage by Heemin Moon (Auction Daily). This month welcomed the spring auction season during a period of global uncertainty and change. Auction Daily covered the top stories from around the auction world, including ...

  • Mar 30, 2022

    Since British private equity firm Epiris acquired Bonhams in September of 2018, the auction house has steadily expanded its market reach. Within the last two weeks, Bonhams has announced two major acquisitions of mid-level auction houses. New England-based auction house Skinner will now step under Bonhams’ umbrella. Bruun Rasmussen of Copenhagen,...

  • Mar 17, 2022

    The escalating war in Ukraine is spreading devastation in its wake. As world leaders denounce Russia’s invasion, the art world is taking actions, large and small, to support Ukraine. In one open letter, over 17,000 Russian art professionals and artists called for an end to hostilities in Ukraine. Describing the conflict as “a terrible tragedy f...

  • Mar 14, 2022

    All 488 lots vetted by stellar team of experts, including renowned Egyptologist Laetitia Delaloye LONDON – Apollo Galleries and Auctions, Britain’s premier source for expertly appraised cultural art and antiquities, takes pleasure in announcing highlights of their March 27, 2022 sale. The 488-lot Ancient, Chinese and Islamic Art Auction is divi...