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AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Sale, May 15th, 2018

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Rockefeller Sales Set Grand Total of $832 Million at Christie’s

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Steve Wynn’s Picasso Withdrawn from Christie’s Sale Following Damage

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Christie’s to Try Monet Market Again Next Month in London

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

AO Auction Results – New York: 19th and 20th Century Works from the Collection of David and Peggy Rockefeller at Christie’s, May 8th, 2018

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Francis Bacon Dyer Portrait Estimated at $30 Million for Christie’s New York Sale

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Christie’s to Offer $70 Million Brancusi in May in NYC

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, March 6th, 2018

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, February 27th, 2018

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Christie’s Guillaume Cerutti Interviewed in WSJ

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

$18 Million Jackson Pollock Drip Piece Announced for Christie’s London Sale

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Christie’s to Launch Standalone Sale of Works from Rockefeller Collection

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Christie’s da Vinci Sale Explored in Art Market Monitor

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 15th, 2017

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 13th, 2017

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Visitors Crowd Christie’s to View da Vinci Piece on Sale this Week

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Christie’s Announces Works from Bass Collection for Fall Sale in New York

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Never-Before-Auctioned Léger Leads Christie’s Auction with $65 Million Estimate

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Christie’s to Offer Last da Vinci in Private Hands Next Month in New York

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s and Phillips Contemporary and Post-War Evening Sales, October 6th, 2017

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Francis Bacon’s Last “Pope” Painting to Sell Next Month at Christie’s in London

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Francis Bacon Pope Painting to Star at Christie’s in London

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Christie’s Moves Contemporary and Modern Middle Eastern Sales to London

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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Market Thrives for Kerry James Marshall

June 19th, 2018

Kerry James Marshall, via NPRThe Art Newspaper looks at the thriving popularity of the work of Kerry James Marshall, after a record-breaking auction price drove new interest in his work, and a rampant demand for pieces, including those about to go on view at a show at David Zwirner’s London location. “We might not even keep a waiting list for the exhibition,” Zwirner says. “It’s going to be very hard to get a painting from that show, that’s for sure.”
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Theaster Gates Asks Collectors: “Support Artists That Live in Your Cities”

June 19th, 2018

Theaster Gates, via The GuardianTheaster Gates made a statement on supporting young artists in remarks last night at a party in Basel, asking collectors to support young artists making and selling their work. “You guys, I know that I’m the byproduct of people saying yes when they didn’t know me, saying yes at my potential and the possibility of the thing,” he said. “Throwing small dinners with me with five people that has turned into dinners for 200. I’m just grateful.”
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Art Newspaper Looks at Costs and Rewards of Major Art Prizes

June 19th, 2018

Glasgow-born artist Susan Philipsz is congratulated by friends and family after hearing that she has won the Turner Prize 2010, at the Tate Britain gallery, in central LondonA piece in Art Newspaper this week asks if arts awards really carry many of the benefits for winners that they claim, looking at a range of examples including a recent protest by a group of artists nominated for Germany’s Berlin Nationalgalerie Prize. “There is an unspoken assumption that the participants are likely to be remunerated by the market as a result of being nominated for or winning the prize,” the artists nominated for this prize said in an open statement. “We know that this is not always the case. The logic of artists working for exposure feeds directly into the normalization of the unregulated pay structures ubiquitous in the art field.”
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