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New York's Auction Houses Just Sold $2.3 Billion Worth of Art

New York auction houses Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips sold total of $2.3 billion of art during the city’s 10-day art marathon, Bloomberg reports.

The total exceeded pre-sale estimates of $2.1 billion, but fell short of May’s sales record of $2.7 billion. 182 more words


Freelance Writing Portfolio: Marketing Copy for Christie’s Fine Art Auction House

Clippings of some of my recent writing for one of Christie’s Fall 2015 Post-War and Contemporary Art auctions. These are essays on works by Alexander Calder, Mark di Suvero, Robert Motherwell, and John Chamberlain. 11 more words

Meet The Man Who Just Paid $170 Million For A Modigliani Nude

How much would you pay to be stared at by a naked woman for the rest of your life?

For Liu Yiqian, the answer is (at least) $170.4 million. 599 more words


The Art of SCI

Here is a preview of just a few of the pieces of world-class art that will be up for auction at the 2016 SCI Convention! … 90 more words

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Day 2: A Newbie Cruiser

By Day 2, I was starting to wonder if I was going to enjoy the cruise at all. So far, it did not seem fun. I didn’t realize it immediately, but what I had happened was that was getting an overload of energy. 1,026 more words


"Art Auctions Without the Attitude"…An Elaboration Upon the New York Times article

As aforementioned, I started this blog with the intent of exploring happenings in art auction houses around the world (with a more narrow focus on New York City and auction houses like Sotheby’s and Christie’s). 361 more words


About this Blog & About Me


First, allow me to introduce myself. My name is Kristin and I am a senior in college. As an art history minor, I love all things art! 162 more words