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Monday, May 23, 2022



What makes professional football player Ernie Barnes the most expressive painter of sports?

May 16, 2022 5:04 pm

His painting The Sugar Shack sold for $15.3 million at Christie's, surpassing his previous sales and making his a story from goal to palette a perfect touchdown

Rare Michelangelo drawing could fetch 30 million euros in Paris sale

April 06, 2022 11:24 am

The drawing, one of the few works of the Renaissance Italian artist in private hands, was sold in 1907 in Paris and billed as a work of the school of Michelangelo

Rare Franz Marc painting goes on sale after returning to family that fled Nazis

February 02, 2022 1:52 pm

The Foxes was purchased in 1928 by German-Jewish collector Kurt Grawi, who according to Christie’s was forced to sell it to help his family survive and flee Nazi Germany. The painting was later given to the Kunstpalast Museum in Düsseldorf.

Charles Dickens letter brings Victorian dinner drama to life

December 05, 2021 9:25 pm

The letter is expected to fetch 4,000-6,000 pounds ($5,300-$8,000) at Christie's Valuable Books & Manuscripts sale on Dec. 15.

Crypto art about gender transition fetches $2.16 million at Christie's

July 02, 2021 10:29 am

In an online auction called 'Hello, I'm Victor (FEWOCiOUS) and This Is My Life,' Christie's sold five lots by FEWOCiOUS, whose real name is Victor Langlois

Christie's ready to take crypto payments for Keith Haring painting

June 25, 2021 12:27 pm

Other lots in the June 30 sale include Homme qui chavire, a 12 million - 18 million pound sculpture by Giacometti as well as Picasso's L'Etreinte, a painting which is seen fetching 11 million pounds - 16 million pounds

Christie's to sell Isaac Newton's notes for greatest work

June 01, 2021 10:34 am

Pages containing Isaac Newton's jotted revisions to his masterwork, the "Principia," are expected to sell next month for between 600,000 pounds and 900,000 pounds (USD 850,000 and USD 1.3 million), auctioneer Christie's said Tuesday

Leonardo Da Vinci's 'Head of Bear' drawing seen fetching up to $16 million

May 10, 2021 11:56 am

That could beat the 2001 sale for Da Vinci's Horse and Rider for more than 8 million pounds, a record for a drawing by the Italian Renaissance master, according to Christie's

Crypto investor 'Metakovan' named as buyer of $70 million digital artwork

March 14, 2021 9:41 am

The work, called “Everydays: The First 5000 Days” is a collage of 5,000 individual images, which were made one-per-day over more than thirteen years

Digital art by Beeple sells for $69.4 million amid NFT boom

March 13, 2021 9:04 am

The piece, titled “Everydays: The First 5,000 Days,” sold for $69.4 million in an online auction, “positioning him among the top three most valuable living artists,” Christie’s said via Twitter on Thursday


Christie's Mumbai auction makes a record Rs 97.69 cr; highest ever in India

December 16, 2015 1:18 pm

Records tumbled at Christie's auction held in Mumbai with an untitled work by India's foremost abstract painter Vasudeo S Gaitonde fetching a jaw-dropping Rs 29.30 crore.

Classical to Contemporary: Christie's auction features Indian antiques for the first time

December 16, 2015 12:48 pm

In its third edition, Christie's annual India sale will offer 25 classical artwork and antiques for the first time on December 15. Here's a look at some of the artworks.