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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.

    • Christie’s - Mar 19, 2020

      As people everywhere attempt to come to terms with the new reality, we explore how great artists of the past communicated their feelings about the world beyond their windows — and, on occasion, their sense of detachment from it Following the death of his architect father, Ernst L. Freud — himself the fourth child of Sigmund Freud — in 1970,&n...

    • Christie’s - Mar 19, 2020

      The latest updates for our sale calendar and offices in the Americas, Europe and Asia UPDATED AS OF 19 MARCH 2020 Following Christie’s announcement on 13 March in response to the COVID-19 virus outbreak, the company has completed the first phase of a global review to revise the Spring and Summer auction schedule in the Americas and Europe. A summ...

    • Christie’s - Mar 18, 2020

      For 35 years, the artist David Nash mapped the progress of Wooden Boulder, his ‘free-range sculpture’, as it journeyed down the River Dwyryd in Wales. But then the gargantuan oak sphere vanished. In 2016, James Fox went to investigate David Nash is doing a lot of searching at the moment. He’s driven up and down the A496 and stared i...

    • Christie’s - Mar 13, 2020

      Left: Robert Frank, ‘Mcclellanville, S. C.’ (Barber Shop Through Screen Door), 1955. $80,000-120,000; Right: Laura Gilpin, Storm from La Bajada Hill, New Mexico, 1946. $20,000-30,000 New York – On March 31, Christie’s will present its Spring Photographs auction in New York. The sale will include examples by many of the 20th centur...

    • Christie’s - Mar 12, 2020

      An introduction to the key artists of a restless generation, who combined Western influences with a deep Japanese sensibility. Illustrated with works offered in New York on 31 March  Collectively, the photographs produced during the post-war period in Japan represent one of the most significant contributions to the art form in recent decades. ...

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