22 July 2015

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Christie’s Auctioneers Release Record Half Year Results Of £2.9 Billion

Christie’s have announced record half year sales of £2.9 billion, up 8% $4.5 billion, up 0% on last year’s figures from the same period. The Results were seen across numerous categories importantly Impressionist and Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art and Asian Art.  In recent months Christie’s has focused on new curatorial presentations and a revised sales calendar to attract collectors […]

14 May 2015

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Christie’s Achieves Eight New World Records For Contemporary And Modern Art

Christie’s Evening Sale of Post-War and Contemporary art has achieved US $658,532,000 (£419,714,468/ €584,662,254) with sell-through rates of 88% by lot and 94% by value.  Bidders from 40 different countries gathered for the sale to compete for top-quality works by the pioneering artists of the era, including Mark Rothko, Andy Warhol, Lucian Freud, Cy Twombly, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Franz Kline, and Robert […]

5 February 2014

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Christie’s Achieves Highest Total For London Impressionist and Modern Sale

Christie’s  Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale and the auction of The Art of the Surreal which took place on the evening of 4 February in London, has realised a combined total of £176,986,000/ $288,133,208/ €212,737,172 and selling 86% by lot and 95% by value. The auctions had a combined pre-sale estimate of £113.3 million […]

27 September 2013

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Kate Moss Art Auction Realises $2m From Collectors And Fans

A Kate Moss specialist art auction at Christie’s from the Collection of Gert Elfering which attracted worldwide attention and admiration has brought in a total of £1,665,500/ $2,663,135/ € 1,973,618 selling 48 lots out of 58 offered. From the announcement of the auction through to the pre-sale exhibition and sale itself. Gert Elfering’s unique and […]

4 July 2013

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Kate Moss Makes A Serious Fashion Statement At Christie’s Auctioneers

The iconic uber muse Kate Moss is the subject of a solo sale at Christie’s auction house in London. Curated by collector Gert Elfering, works ranging from sculpture to photography will celebrate Ms Moss as a global trendsetter of  style and art. The sale is made up mostly of her photographic images, in a variety […]