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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

Private Sales Drastically Down at Christie’s

Monday, July 24th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 27th, 2017

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Rockefeller Art Collection Heads to Christie’s

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Modern Evening Sale, May 17th, 2017

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, May 15th, 2017

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Spiegel Family Collection Sparks Sibling Rivalry at Christie’s and Sotheby’s

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Loic Gouzer and Alex Rotter Named Christie’s Contemporary and Post-War Co-Chairs for Americas

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

“Reloaded” Christie’s Profiled in Art News

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

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
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Critics Sign Letter Opposing Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

December 12th, 2017

Donald Trump, via Art NewspaperA group of over 100 artists, writers and critics have signed an open letter condemning Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “We reject Trump’s collusion with such racist manipulation and his disregard for international law,” the letter reads. “We deplore his readiness to crown the Israeli military conquest of East Jerusalem and his indifference to Palestinian rights.”
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Spanish Law Enforcement Seizes Works in Catalonian Museum

December 12th, 2017

Spanish demonstrators protest outside of the Lleida Museum, via Art NewspaperSpanish law enforcement has seized a selection of paintings and artifacts  from the Lleida Museum in Catalonia this week, continuing fierce tensions in the region over Catalonia’s attempted independence from Spain. “Aragonese authorities have a great interest in recovering pieces in Catalan museums, but have no desire to recover other objects from Sijena that are, for instance, in the Prado in Madrid,” says Santi Vila, Catalonia’s former cultural minister. “Why? For political reasons.”
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WSJ Reports Buyer of da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ as Saudi Crown Prince

December 8th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi (circa 1500) final price $450,312,500, via Christie'sA conflicting report in the Wall Street Journal notes that the buyer of the da Vinci piece last month at Christie’s is actually Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, noting that another prince served as a proxy buyer for the work.  The news comes as the Louvre Abu Dhabi has claimed that it will be showing the piece in its museum.
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