Precautionary Closures And Sale Updates At Christie’s
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 summary of provisional key changes:
|AUCTION CALENDAR UPDATES|
|Sale Site||Marquee Week||Original Dates||New Dates|
|Hong Kong||Spring Auction Week||30 May – 3 June||No change|
|New York||20th Century Week*||12-15 May||23-26 June|
|Geneva||Luxury Week||10-13 May||29 June – 1 July|
|New York||Classic Week||21-24 April||8-12 June|
|London||Classic Week||6-17 July||No change|
*combined New York and London sale hosted at Christie’s NY
Sale dates may be subject to change based on the relevant advice and the recommendations from the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Christie’s continues to monitor all global developments related to the COVID-19 outbreak. We are grateful to our clients for their patience and understanding and we thank them for their continued business and support.
A full revised calendar covering all sales will be available online next week.
• In Asia, Christie’s Hong Kong office has returned to usual open business hours. Christie’s Beijing and Shanghai offices are operating with reduced staff on-site and remote working arrangements where necessary; the Seoul office is open with reduced hours and continued remote working arrangements for the interim; the Tokyo office is open with reduced staff on-site and limited hours. Christie’s Bangkok and Jakarta offices are open to clients by appointment only.
• As previously announced, all offices and sales sites in the Americas, Europe and Middle East remain closed as a precautionary measure, with all employee teams working remotely. Christie’s London is operating with minimal staff on-site and with all employees working remotely by 20 March.
• Please be assured that all locations worldwide continue to follow stringent protocols for safety and hygiene, in keeping with all international and local public health guidelines.
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