Tonight, At Christie’s
Here is a sneak peek at Christie’s highly anticipated Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale, which is happening tonight in London. Estimated at US$18,850,141 to 25,133,521, carrying the highest estimate is Wassily Kandinsky’s Studie zu Improvisation 3 (pictured). Impressive works by Joan Miro, Pablo Picasso, and Paul Signac are also starring in this multimillion sale.
Latest from Christie’s
Preview Christie’s beautiful spring Prints and Multiples sale, which takes place in New York today. The many highlights of the sale include a complete set of 10 fabulous Andy Warhol soup can screenprints from 1968, as well as sets by Chagall and Matisse!
South Asian Art
Mark your calendars for one of this spring’s highlights: the Christie’s auction of South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art.
This sale, which will take place on March 20, 2013, will present a rich collection of Modern and Contemporary works spanning the region. To highlight 50 years of Goa’s independence, Christie’s is also featuring a collection of early works by Francis Newton Souza!
Warhol Foundation Cashes Out
Is this the end of the Warhol market?
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts said Wednesday that it has enlisted Christie’s to upend the Warhol market by auctioning off the rest of his estate, which includes more than 20,000 works. These items are expected to sell for a total of more than US$100 million!
“We’re converting art into money,” said Chairman Michael Straus. According to the Wall Street Journal, the foundation aims to use the proceeds to expand the scope of its art-related grant programs.
Prints & Multiples at Christie’s
Flip through our album for a quick look at Christie’s Prints and Multiples sale happening today in New York!
Click to preview the entire auction.
Constable’s The Lock At Christie’s
Baroness Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza is selling John Constable’s The Lock, one of the prized exhibits in her collection, because of liquidity problems due to Spain’s economic crisis.
Estimated to go for US$31,416,902–US$39,271,127, the piece is expected to become one of the most expensive British paintings ever sold when it goes under the hammer at Christie’s London on Tuesday, July 3, 2012.
Browse the entire Old Master & British Paintings Evening Sale.
Christie’s First Online-Only Auction
For all the wine lovers out there: Christie’s is holding its first exclusively online auction, 6-20 August.
The Signature Cellars auction will offer 301 wine lots, including a case of 1982 Chateau Lafite-Rothschild estimated at US$35,000 to US$45,000.
Bargain Prices At Christie’s
Contemporary art lovers can add to their collections at relatively low prices next month, when Christie’s holds its Open House auction on July 16, 2012.
Browse the entire Open House auction.
Picasso Ceramics At Christie’s
Christie’s South Kensington is auctioning The Madoura Collection of Picasso Ceramics today!
This is the last ever opportunity for collectors to purchase these works by Picasso directly from where they were made, at the Madoura Pottery in Vallauris, France!
Pictured are a few of the featured lots - preview the entire ceramics sale.