Tag: Christies

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 Some 97 works sold, with one piece by Cy Twombly withdrawn in advance.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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Art Industry News: Distant Relatives of Marcel Proust Are Suing Christie’s to Reclaim a Painting They Say Was Looted During WWII + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Tuesday, June 28. NEED-TO-READ Goldsmiths’ Slavery Statues Will Remain on View Following Vote – London locals voted to keep four statues of historical figures linked to the slave trade installed at Goldsmiths University. Students protested ...

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Rising Market Stars Bring Christie’s Hong Kong Sales to $184 M. Total – ARTnews.com

On Thursday evening in Hong Kong, Christie’s modern and contemporary art evening sale brought in a combined HK$1.4 billion ($184 million) with premium, hammering just above at the expected low estimate of HK$1.2 billion ($150 million) Christie’s had designated ahead of the sale. Despite Hong Kong and Shanghai having just emerged from another strict lockdown period, the sales performed well, with a relatively high ...

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Ernie Barnes Steals Spotlight at Christie’s $831 M. Evening Sales – ARTnews.com

On Thursday night, Christie’s concluded its marquee May sales week with a blockbuster night of back-to-back auctions. A sale dedicated to Impressionist and modern works from the collection of the late New York philanthropist and socialite Anne Bass was followed by another devoted to 20th-century art. Together, the two sales brought in a staggering $831 million with buyer’s fees. Christie’s global head of Impressionist ...

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Christie’s Evening Sale Sets Records Even As It Nets ‘Lackluster’ $103 M. Total – ARTnews.com

Christie’s staged its second evening sale dedicated to art made in the 21st century Tuesday, netting a total of $103 million for the 29 lots. That result fell just short of the high end of the lots’ adjusted pre-sales estimates of between $76 million-$106 million. The total paled in comparison to Monday evening’s sale of 36 works from the collection of the Zurich sibling ...

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Dubai Gallery presents Ghanaian contemporary art at Christie’s London

DUBAI: Works by three of Ghana’s top pioneering artists will go on display at a selling exhibition at Christie’s London staged in collaboration with the Dubai-based Efie Gallery.  Titled “Material Earth,” the exhibition presents a total of 10 artworks by El-Anatsui, one of Africa’s most renowned living contemporary artists, alongside two rising stars — Yaw Owusu and Isshaq Ismail — until May 13 at ...

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Jackson Pollock Drip Painting Expected to Fetch $45 M. at Christie’s – ARTnews.com

Christie’s has unveiled an abstract painting by Jackson Pollock featuring the postwar painter’s signature ‘drip’ style that will be auctioned next month. Number 31 (1949) will hit the block during an evening sale in New York on May 12 dedicated to art produced in the 20th century. It is expected to fetch a price in excess of $45 million and will be offered without ...

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Christie’s to Sell Ammann Collection in May – ARTnews.com

After revealing plans last month to sell Thomas and Doris Ammann’s prized Andy Warhol portrait of Marilyn Monroe for a potentially record-breaking $200 million, Christie’s said on Wednesday that it would sell the late dealers’ remaining collection of nearly 100 works this May. Thomas and Doris Ammann, who died in 1993 and 2021, respectively, founded the famed Swiss gallery Thomas Ammann Fine Art in ...

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