Tag: Christie’s

TOP AUCTIONS SALES FROM THE ART MARKET

What are the top paintings sold in 2016? According to the most recent TEFAF Art Market Report, the top five artworks sold at auction in 2016 were sold at prices between $57 million - $82 million from artists such as Picasso, Monet, and Jean-Michel Basquat. Read all about the nail-biting auctions and the expensive bids below.…

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DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH EVENTS 2015

It is almost December and that means Art Basel Miami Beach is fast approaching!  Last year the massive fair attracted more than 70,000 to Florida's neon capital. With over 200 galleries exhibiting for the 14th edition of the fair, the turn-out is expected to be even bigger and better than ever and you don’t want to miss…

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ART IS THE ANSWER – 12 FEMALE ARTISTS SHAPING THE PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE

IT IS NO SECRET THAT THE ART WORLD, though responsible for propagating spectacular, history-shaping movements, has been at best an uneven playing field for men versus women in the fight for respect and artistic reification. At worst it’s served as an unassailable fortress wherein institutionalized sexism is not just a latent function of the system…

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HIGHLIGHTS AND TRENDS FROM THE 2014 ART MARKET

The art market is a world in itself, and often goes unmentioned within the discussion of what art is being created, but it is an undeniable force which is driving what is being created now. In 2014, the market had a record year, with Christie's leading the way, having announced art sales of $8.4 billion,…

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ELSA SCHIAPARELLI AUCTION @ CHRISTIE’S PARIS – JANUARY 23

Auction house Christie's will be presenting The Personal Collection of Elsa Schiaparelli in Paris on January 23, 2014. The sale will be monumental for the international world of fashion, style, and design. The collection of items comes to the market having passed by descent to Elsa Schiaparelli's granddaughter, actress Marisa Schiaparelli Berenson. Madame Elsa Schiaparelli, a…

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SEPTEMBER EXHIBITS @ PERTWEE ANDERSON & GOLD – LONDON – SEPT 6

Pertwee Anderson & Gold Gallery 15 Bateman Street, Soho, W1D 3AQ Mon - Fri 11:00 to 18:00 Sat 12:00 to 17:00 or by appointment After a brief but welcome Summer hiatus, the gallery Pertwee Anderson & Gold Gallery will reopen to the public on Friday 6th September with two coinciding exhibitions. The first, 'Portraits from Mictlan', is an…

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LEONARDO DICAPRIO’S 11TH HOUR AUCTION RAISES $38.8 MILLION

On Monday, May 13th Christie's and the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation held the 11th Hour Auction which raised a record breaking amount of $38,827,000 million dollars selling 33 works by today's best contemporary artists. Many of the pieces that were auctioned were created specifically for this event and 100% of the pieces were sold. Over the…

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OLYMPIC SUMMER 2012 WITH LADY V

Our international Special Events Editor & Fashion Correspondent, Lady Victoria Hervey, reported to us from London on the Olympic summer events and happenings: Every four years, millions upon millions of people come together to watch and celebrate the world’s eminent athletes as they perform feats that seem impossible to the rest of us mere mortals.…

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DAPHNE GUINNESS HOLDS RECORD-BREAKING AUCTION

On June 27, Daphne Guinness auctioned off 102 pieces of her personal wardrobe at Christie's Auction House in London with proceeds going to her charity the Isabella Blow Foundation. The auction was expected to raise around £100,000 or $160,000, but, in fact, ended up raising an astounding £476,800 or $742,000. Two of the auction's items…

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KUNSTHALLE ZÜRICH CHARITY AUCTION – LONDON – JUNE 28

Kunsthalle Zurich Chairy Auction Christie's - New York June 28th, 2012 Casey Kaplan is pleased to announce the participation of Liam Gillick and Trisha Donnelly in an auction to benefit the Kunsthalle Zürich.  The auction will take place at Christie's on June 28th, in London.  Proceeds from the sale will go towards the Kunsthalle's planned…

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HERMÈS “LEATHER FOREVER” EXHIBITION AT THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF ART – MAY 8 – 27

Hermès is celebrating its 175th anniversary with the opening of an exhibition entitled "Leather Forever" at the Royal Academy of Art in London.  Managing director of Hermès Thierry Outin explained the fashion house's choice to put on this exhibit saying, "We are celebrating our 175th year, it's the Queen's Jubilee and the Olympics and Hermès wanted…

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RICHARD PRINCE AT 303 GALLERY – MAY 18 – JUNE 22

From May 18- June 22, 303 Gallery will be hosting their first exhibition with Richard Prince featuring new work he's done since 1991 called "14 Paintings."  Richard Prince is an American painter and photographer who first rose to fame thanks to his "rephotographs," a series of photographs he took of other people's photographs including Garry…

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