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Lori Holtz Leaves Christie’s, Continuing High-Profile Departures

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

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
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Old Masters Works Struggling in Current Market Landscape

August 31st, 2016

Lot and His Daughters,” by Peter Paul Rubens, via NYTAn article in the New York Times this week questions the continued struggles of the Old Masters market, and the collector tastes that have led to a decline in buyer interest.  “We have no intention of selling old masters pictures or 18th-, 19th-century pictures, because these markets are now so small and dwindling,” says Phillips head Edward Dolman. “The new client base at the auction houses — and the collecting tastes of those clients — have moved away from this veneration of the past.”
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Rare Rembrandt Work to Show at Frick Next Year

August 31st, 2016

Abraham Entertaining the Angels, via NYTAbraham Entertaining the Angels, a rarely exhibited work by Rembrandt, is set to go on view at The Frick in May of 2017.  “The show explores how, as an artist, you represent a confrontation between the earthly and the divine, the immaterial and material,” says Frick curatorial fellow Joanna Sheers Seidenstein.
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Shchukin Collection Set to Leave Russia for First Time in 100 Years

August 31st, 2016

Paul Gauguin, Aha oé feii? (Eh quoi, tu es jalouse?), 1892, via BloombergThe renowned art collection of Russian industrialist Sergei Shchukin is set to leave the State Hermitage for the first time in a century, showing at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris.  The selection of 130 pieces traveling to Paris is considered one of the finest single collections in the world.  
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