Archive for April, 2012

Christies to auction 20th Century British & Irish Art in London on 23 and 24 May

Christies to auction 20th Century British & Irish Art in London on 23 and 24 May

. April 17, 2012

2011 marked an unprecedented year for the category of 20th Century British and Irish Art, with Christie’s realising the highest sale total for the category at the inaugural Evening Sale in November (£23.6 million), and setting the two highest prices for any work in the category when both Piccadilly Circus, London, 1960, and The Football […]

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Sotheby’s to auction over 700 lots in its sale of Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels in Geneva

Sotheby’s to auction over 700 lots in its sale of Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels in Geneva

. April 16, 2012

Sotheby’s Geneva will present over 700 lots in its sale of Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, on 14 and 15 May 2012. The two?day sale will be spearheaded by one of the most important historic diamonds ever to come to auction: The Beau Sancy. Commenting on the forthcoming sale, David Bennett, Chairman of Sotheby’s Jewellery […]

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Christies to auction Cindy Sherman masterpiece consigned by the Akron Art Museum

Christies to auction Cindy Sherman masterpiece consigned by the Akron Art Museum

. April 15, 2012

Christie’s fine art auctioneers will offer an acclaimed masterpiece by Cindy Sherman consigned by the Akron Art Museum, Ohio. All proceeds from the sale will be directed to the museum’s acquisition fund to allow for future strategic purchases that will augment the core of the Akron Art Museum’s strong Contemporary collection. Cindy Sherman (b. 1954), […]

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Christie’s announces Third Annual Green Auction. BID to Save the Earth

Christie’s announces Third Annual Green Auction. BID to Save the Earth

. April 15, 2012

Christie’s International, announced the online launch of the Third Annual Green Auction: BID to Save the Earth, with hundreds of once-in-a-lifetime packages spanning the realms of fashion, travel, sport, design, art, entertainment and more. The highly anticipated online auction, powered by Charitybuzz, will be open through April 19, 2012, with the total amount raised to […]

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Christie’s to auction old books and manuscripts in Paris on May 11

Christie’s to auction old books and manuscripts in Paris on May 11

. April 14, 2012

The next sale of the old books and manuscripts at Christie’s will be held May 11, 2012 and will present nearly 220 ancient books, artist books and manuscripts estimated between 1.7 million and € 2.5 million. Among the star pieces from the sale retain an outstanding illuminated manuscript of a Machzor (prayer book for Jewish […]

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