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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

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
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Investigator Arthur Brand Claims Some Isabella Stewart Gardner Heist Works May Be in Hands of Former IRA Members

June 22nd, 2017

Vermeer, via Daily MailArthur Brand, the Dutch private investigator working on locating works from the the Isabella Stewart Gardner heist has stated that he believes some works are in the hands of former IRA members, the Daily Mail reports, and is confident he can bring at least some of the works home. “Former IRA sources have told me or people that I know that there has been talk about these paintings for years within the IRA,” he says.  
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Report Notes Arts Funding Generates $166.3 billion in Revenue for US Businesses

June 22nd, 2017

Americans for the ArtsA report by non-profit group Americans for the Arts has figures claiming that the revenue generated nationwide by arts funding sits at $166.3 billion.  “Arts and cultural organizations are valued members of the business community. They employ people locally, purchase goods and services from within the community, are members of their Chambers of Commerce, and promote their regions,” the report reads.  
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New York Times Notes Issues in Installation of Jeff Koons’s Paris Bouquet

June 21st, 2017

jeff-koons-via-the-guardianThe New York Times writes on Jeff Koons’s bouquet of flowers sculpture for Paris, intended as a gift to the city in the wake of terrorist attacks, and on the strings attached to the gift that have complicated its installation process. “They presented this bouquet as a symbolic present to Paris, but then we realized it wasn’t exactly a present, since France had to pay to install it,” says art critic Isabel Pasquier. “Whether you appreciate his art or not, Jeff Koons is a businessman, and we quickly understood that he was offering Paris to himself as a present.”
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