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Christie’s Employees Leave Following Announcement of Sales Drop

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Christie’s Sees 29% Drop in Sales for First Half of 2016

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Leslie Waddington’s Art Collection to Go On Sale at Christie’s This Fall in London

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s “Defining British Art” Sale, June 30th, 2016

Friday, July 1st, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, June 29th, 2016

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Christie’s Jussi Pylkkanen Interviewed in Art Newspaper

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 22nd, 2016

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Alex Rotter Joining Christie’s Next Year

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Christie’s Still Facing $23 Million in Lawsuits Over Sandy Damages

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, May 12th, 2016

Friday, May 13th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, May 10th, 2016

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s “Bound to Fail” Curated Evening Sale, May 8th, 2016

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

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
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Bass Museum to Reopen During Art Basel Miami Beach

July 30th, 2016

Ugo Rondinone, via Miami HeraldMiami’s Bass Museum is set to reopen during Art Basel Miami Beach in December, drawing its $12 million renovation to a close with a major museum show by Ugo Rondinone.  “It used to be that going to a museum was akin to going to church,” she said. “Now museums are places where people gather,” says director Silvia Karman Cubina.
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Jeff Wall Leaves Marian Goodman for Gagosian

July 30th, 2016

Jeff Wall, via Art NewsGagosian is now representing Jeff Wall, who leaves Marian Goodman after 25 years.  “He would like to be seen more widely as an American artist,” says Gagosian director Mark Francis.  “I think that may be something we can do well.”
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Tate Ordered to Reveal BP Sponsorship Figures

July 30th, 2016

Protests against BP, via The GuardianThe Tate has been ordered to reveal how much sponsorship money it has received in the last five years from British Petroleum, a victory for activists who have harshly criticized the museum for its role in greenwashing the oil company’s image.  “Oil branding of art is a threat to our galleries and our climate,” says Anna Galkina of the activist organization Platform.  “Tate has tried to hide how embarrassingly low BP sponsorship fees were. We’re delighted that the information tribunal ruled against Tate’s secrecy.”
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