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David Hammons Work from Mnuchin Gallery on Block for Christie’s Sale

Friday, April 15th, 2016

Christie’s Selling Basquiat Poised to Possible Break Auction Record

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Mark Rothko Leads Christie’s May New York Sale with $40 Million Estimate

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Christie’s Preparing Sale Centered Around Theme of Failure This May in New York

Saturday, March 26th, 2016

Christie’s Must Pay $700K in Damages Over Works Damaged During Hurricane Sandy

Saturday, March 19th, 2016

Mugrabis and Christie’s Settled Basquiat Dispute

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Jose Mugrabi Sued by Christie’s Over Missed Payments on Basquiat Work

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Christie’s Deputy Chair of Asia, Xin Li, Profiled in W Magazine

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Sotheby’s Makes Bids for Christie’s Execs

Friday, February 12th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, February 11th, 2016

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Christie’s Not Obligated to Pay $11.5 million in Damages Caused by Superstorm Sandy

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist, Modern and Art of the Surreal Evening Sales, February 2nd 2016

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Christie’s Sales for 2015 at $7.4 Billion, Down 5% Over 2014

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 12th, 2015

Friday, November 13th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 10th, 2015

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s “The Artist’s Muse” Curated Sale, November 9th, 2015

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Loic Gouzer Appointed Deputy Chair of Post-War and Contemporary Art at Christie’s

Sunday, October 25th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Contemporary Evening Sale, October 16th, 2015

Friday, October 16th, 2015

Christie’s Offering Roy Lichtenstein’s “Nurse” this November in New York

Friday, October 16th, 2015

Collection of Miles and Shirley Fiterman to Sell at Christie’s This Fall

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Christie’s Reformating April New York Sales

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

New Yorker Profiles Korean Tansaekhwa Group in Run-Up to Christie’s Exhibition

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Christie’s Appoints Sonya Roth as Head of Southern California Arm

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Christie’s Leads November Sales in New York with $100 mil Modigliani

Saturday, September 5th, 2015
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Aby Rosen to Pay $7 Million in Settlement Over Unpaid Sales Taxes on Collection

May 5th, 2016

Aby Rosen, via The Real DealAby Rosen must pay $7 million in settlement to cover taxes he failed to pay on over $80 million worth of art he purchased in recent years.  “Law-abiding New Yorkers should not be stuck footing the bill for those who fail to pay their fair share,” state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said of the case.
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Whitney Curator Scott Rothkopf Profiled in New York Times

May 5th, 2016

Scott Rothkopf, via NYTThe Whitney’s chief curator, Scott Rothkopf is profiled in the New York Times this week, and noted for his embrace of emerging artists and focus on dynamic programming.  “He has really reinvigorated the contemporary program,” says director Adam D. Weinberg. “What he’s doing is recognizing young talent and people who work hard and moving them up. It’s important for a museum devoted to contemporary art not to just have curators who are over 60.”
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Fire at Rosemarie Trockel’s Home Destroys $34 Million in Art

May 5th, 2016

Rosemarie TrockelA fire at artist Rosemarie Trockel’s Cologne home has destroyed around $34 million in art from her personal collection, Artforum reports.  Police suspect an electrical fire, but have not yet ruled on the cause of the blaze.


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