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Christie’s Is Still Betting on Crypto, Inaugurates NFT Platform – ARTnews.com

Christie’s has launched a new NFT platform called Christie’s 3.0, where buyers will be able to directly connect their wallets and bid on NFTs. In that way, it will function like NFT marketplaces such as OpenSea. Sotheby’s, a competitor to Christie’s, also has an NFT marketplace, but it so far has largely delivered mixed results. “We don’t see Christie’s 3.0 replacing out placement of ...

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Christie’s Launches Streetwear Department—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines THE X FACTOR. The 256-year-old auction house Christie’s is launching a new department it has dubbed Department X, which will focus on sneakers, streetwear, and “rare collectibles across a number of genres—music, fashion, art, and sports history,” per a news release from the firm. “I am excited for new and existing clients of Christie’s to embark ...

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Christie’s launching new platform that will allow for sales to exist fully on the blockchain

On the heels of Ethereum—the NFT (non-fungible token) set’s favourite blockchain—going green with a software update that will drastically reduce both its carbon emissions and electricity use, Christie’s is launching a platform that will allow for NFT sales to take place entirely on Ethereum’s blockchain. The name of this new venture? Christie’s 3.0.According to Christie's, all transactions on the new platform, including after an ...

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Christie’s to Sell $50 M. Collection of AES Founder Roger Sant – ARTnews.com

Christie’s will auction $50 million art from the collection of Virginia-based electrical power mogul Roger Sant, including works by Paul Gauguin and Joan Mitchell. Together with his wife Vicki, who died in 2018, the AES corporation founder accumulated a collection centered around Post-Impressionists like Édouard Vuillard and Pierre Bonnard, and Nabis artists like Maurice Denis. The Sants, who gifted an acquisition fund for 19th-century ...

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Christie’s Art + Tech Summit – ARTnews.com

The 2022 Christie’s Art + Tech Summit rounded up VCs, VPs, CEOs, COOs, CSOs, brand heads, founders and all the other executive titles you can imagine from a variety of start-ups and established tech companies to provide their insight on a vitally important question: what will the future of art look like? Here’s a preview: lots of data harvesting and self-measurement, increasing ease-of-purchase online ...

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Christie’s Starts Venture-Capital Firm—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines BRAZILIAN ART COLLECTOR GILBERTO CHATEAUBRIAND has died at the age of 97, the Art Newspaper reports. “Gilberto had the largest and most qualified collection of modern and contemporary Brazilian art in the country,” Luiz Camillo Osorio, the curator of the Pipa Institute, a nonprofit that support Brazilian contemporary art, said in a statement published by TAN. The ...

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Christie’s Launches New Venture Fund For Art And Technology – ARTnews.com

Christie’s announced Monday that it has launched Christie’s Ventures, an investment fund that will target emerging tech companies whose product could have an impact on the art market. While Christie’s would not disclose the exact amount of the fund, a representative offered a ballpark figure of “several million dollars.” The auction house was one of the very first art institutions to understand the impact ...

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Yves Klein, Anna Weyant Bring Christie’s London-Paris Sales to $250 M. – ARTnews.com

Christie’s staged two back-to-back sales of modern and contemporary art on Tuesday afternoon in London and Paris, bringing in a combined total of $250 million with fees. The 106 lots offered spanned works from young newcomers like Anna Weyant and pieces by long-gone art historical figures like Claude Monet. Some 97 works sold, with one piece by Cy Twombly withdrawn in advance. Twenty-eight lots ...

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