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Christie’s to Offer Brancusi “La Muse Endormie” at New York Sale Next Month

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Lilly Chan Leaving Christie’s for Phillips as Managing Director for Asia

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Steven Cohen Allegedly Behind $28 Million Basquiat Canvas Offered at Christie’s Next Month

Saturday, April 8th, 2017

Christie’s Announces Spiegel Collection for May Sale in New York

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Christie’s Offering Major Twombly Lot in May Post-War Sale

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Christie’s Closing One London Location, Scaling Back Amsterdam Operations

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, March 7th, 2017

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, February 28th, 2017

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Francis Bacon’s George Dyer Triptych Goes to Christie’s New York for its Auction Debut

Friday, February 24th, 2017

David Hockney’s “Fish and Chips Shop” Lithograph Goes to Christie’s After Years Hanging Over Fryers

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Christie’s Announces Los Angeles Flagship

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Christie’s Sales Down 27% for 2016

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Paul Gauguin’s “Te Fare” Leads Christie’s March Sale in London

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Dina Amin Leaves Christie’s for Phillips

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Brooke Lampley Leaving Christie’s to Join Sotheby’s as Vice Chair of Fine Art Department

Friday, January 20th, 2017

Christie’s Announces Rauschenberg and Rothko Top Lots for London Sales Next Month

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Jonathan Laib Leaves Christie’s to Join David Zwirner

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Christie’s CEO Patricia Barbizet Leaving Auction House

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Art Market Monitor Analyzes Brett Gorvy’s Departure from Christie’s

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Dallas Auction House Suing Christie’s for Alleged Data Theft

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Brett Gorvy Leaving Christie’s to Partner with Dominique Lévy

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Phillips 20th Century Evening Sale and Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 16th, 2016

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 15th, 2016

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Christie’s Taking $250 Million in Art to China

Friday, November 4th, 2016
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Frances Stark Profiled in The Guardian

April 25th, 2017

Frances Stark, via GuardianFrances Stark is profiled in The Guardian this week, in which she discusses the state of the contemporary art world, and her recent work orchestrating a version of the Magic Flute for a group of student performers.  “One of the reasons I got really enamored with the Magic Flute,” Stark says, “is that I watched the Ingmar Bergman version with my son, when he was four or five. He was too young to read the subtitles, so I read them to him. When the movie was over – and this is a long opera – he said, ‘Can we watch it again?’” 
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Robert Rauschenberg Profiled in New York Review of Books

April 25th, 2017

Robert Rauschenberg: Persimmon, 1964; from Rauschenberg’s series of oil and silkscreen-ink print paintings in which, Jed Perl writes, ‘photographs of President Kennedy, crowded city streets, space travel, and a nude by Rubens come together to sThe New York Review of books has a lengthy profile on Robert Rauschenberg this week, as the artist’s landmark retrospective prepares to open at MoMA next month.  “I tend to see everything.” Rauschenberg once said, “I always wanted my work—whatever happened in the studio—to look more like what was going on outside the window.”
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Artist Banks Violette Interviewed in NYT

April 25th, 2017

Banks Violette, via NYTThe New York Times has a profile on Banks Violette, an artist who helped define the aesthetics of New York’s downtown art scene during the 2000’s, and who is currently preparing for a return to the art world with a show upcoming at Gladstone Gallery.  The piece traces the artist’s struggles with addiction, and the challenges of being immensely successful at such a young age.  “A lot of it was just being young, being in New York, suddenly having a bunch of attention, suddenly having packed openings, not being able to sleep and working 24 hours a day,” he says. “It wasn’t really even fun. It was more, ‘Hey, we’re super freaked out, let’s get high.’ ”
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