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Picture This XXXII

“Yes…I’ll have a pound of glue please, and one of your finest four-foot long, 3-1/2″ wide London-pattern in-cannel gouges.”

Lot 166 in Christie’s Out of The Ordinary Sale… 20 more words

Auction Alerts

THE ART OF THE HORSE PRIVATE SALES EXHIBITION

EQUESTRIAN ART ACROSS THE AGES
SHANGHAI 21-30 October 2014
HONG KONG 21-25 November 2014

Shanghai / Hong Kong – Christie’s is proud to announce The Art of the Horse, a ground-breaking cross-departmental private sales exhibition to be showcased in Shanghai and Hong Kong this fall at the culmination of the Chinese Year of the Horse. 132 more words

Art

portrait of adele bloch-bauer i

Buckle up because I’m about to connect Gustav Klimt to Brandon Boyd of Incubus. Let it be known that I loved Incubus in high school. I mean, gauged my ears, wore Chuck Taylors, dreamt of koi tattoos, … 141 more words

Art

The Art Market Bubble

In April 2014, famous short-seller Jim Chanos appeared on CNBC to make the case for shorting Sotheby’s in an article titled “Sotheby’s? The best indicator you’ve never heard of”: 2,075 more words

Bidding Up: Escalating Prices are Putting Pressure on Dealers to Double Down on their Own Artists

Last May, at Christie’s New York, the painting Park Avenue Façade by Abstract Expressionist Michael Goldberg soared to $461,000, well above the $100,000 to $150,000 estimate set by the auction house. 988 more words

Victoria Beckham to Auction Off Own Wardrobe for Charity

Soon you’ll be able to own an item of clothing that was once worn by Victoria Beckham!

The designer is planning to auction off more than 600 items from her own wardrobe with proceeds going towards the charity ‘mothers2mothers.’ The sale will be in association with The Outnet – alongside the support of Christie’s, which helped value the items – and will take place from August 20 to 24, at 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM BST. 193 more words

Fashion