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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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  • Jan 23, 2023

    한국 미술품 경매시장이 구매자가 가격 협상에 우선권을 쥔 구매자 주도 시장(Buyer’s market)으로 돌아섰다는 분석이 나왔다. 다만 이런 양상에서도 세계적 명성을 지닌 이우환 작가의 작품 수요는 여전한 것으로 나타났다. 한국미술품감정연구센터(Korea Art Authenticatio...

  • Jan 23, 2023

    Recently, the Korean art auction market has turned to a buyer's market where buyers have priority in price negotiations. However, even in this aspect, the demand for works by Lee Ufan, a world-renowned artist, still remains. According to the Art Market Report 4th Quarter 2022 released by the Korea Art Authentication & Appraisal Research Center ...

  • Dec 21, 2022

    New York: The Asia Week New York Association is pleased to announce that 26 international galleries and six auction houses —Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage Auctions, iGavel, and Sotheby’s–will participate in the 2023 edition of Asia Week New York. Now in its 14th year of celebrating Asian art and culture, the exhibitions and auctions...

  • Nov 16, 2022

    Inspired by the limitless curiosity of Paul G. Allen, Christie’s presented more than 150 masterpieces, spanning 500 years of art in the recent The Visionary: The Paul G. Allen Collection auction. This monumental event made history as the first single auction to total over USD 1 billion. The sale connected Allen, a visionary philanthropist and co-...

  • Sep 30, 2022

    What were the top stories in the auction industry this month? Illustrations for Moby-Dick. Image courtesy of Christie’s. Auction Highlights Book lovers flocked to Christie’s for a timed auction of all things Herman Melville this month. The auction house presented a timed sale of the Herman Melville Collection of William S. Reese. Totaling USD 2...

  • Sep 21, 2022

    Christie's Herman Melville Collection of William S. Reese sale, held online from September 1 through September 14, 2022, made a big splash with bibliophiles worldwide. The auction featured 100 lots related to American novelist Herman Melville (1819 - 1981) from the collection of William S. Reese (1955 - 2018). Reese was an internationally-recognize...

  • Sep 20, 2022

    The Korean auction market is heating up. Global auction companies have recently opened offices or new exhibitions in Korea. With the recent growth of the Korean art market, Korea is becoming a new arena for global auction companies. Seoul, South Korea at dusk. Image from the public domain via Piqsels. Sotheby’s will soon re-enter Korea. Sotheby...

  • Sep 13, 2022

    New York: Asia Week New York is pleased to announce that Autumn 2022, will run from September 14 to 23 with online and in-person exhibitions–including works from twenty-one international Asian art galleries and six auction houses–Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage, iGavel, and Sotheby’s. Thirteen of the galleries are simultaneously openin...

  • Aug 26, 2022

    During a Christie's Hong Kong auction on November 23, 2019 at the Grand Hall of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), there was a fierce competition between the floor and telephone bidding lasting more than ten minutes for an artwork. The auction price, which started at about HKD 42 million (KRW 6.3 billion), easily exceeded HKD 6...

  • 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...