November, 2009

Ancient Chinese Pottery at I.M. Chait Auction

Ancient Chinese Pottery at I.M. Chait Auction

I.M. Chait is to offer more than 400 lots of exceptional Chinese and Japanese art on November 15. The collections are directed at both mid-level collectors and high-level connoisseurs seeking good and realistically priced investments. I.M. Chait’s sale leads with an extensive collection of Han and Tang Dynasty ritual pottery figures, now on view at […]

Read More →

Read More →

Old Masters of the Golden Age at Sotheby’s Amsterdam

Old Masters of the Golden Age at Sotheby’s Amsterdam

Sotheby’s Amsterdam will, going forward, hold two sales of Old Master Paintings every year (one in May and the second in December) and the first of these new-format sales will be held on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 2p.m. This sale will comprise some 69 lots – many with exemplary provenance having not appeared on […]

Read More →

Read More →

Kerry Taylor Auctions to Offer Collection of Audrey Hepburn Couture

Kerry Taylor Auctions to Offer Collection of Audrey Hepburn Couture

Audrey Hepburn was not just a film star – she was a major style icon of the 20th Century. Simplicity and seemingly effortless elegance was her trademark. Ably aided and abetted by the young couturier Hubert de Givenchy, she became the personification of chic elegance in the 1950s and 60s. Givenchy said of her “All […]

Read More →

Read More →

Christie’s New York Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale Results

Christie’s New York Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale Results

Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale totaled $74,151,500/£44,669,578/€49,766,107. Works by artists Peter Doig, Jeff Koons, and Joan Mitchell commanded the top prices. In addition, new world record prices were set for works on paper by Philip Guston, and Brice Marden and a drawing by Jean-Michel Basquiat. Marc Porter, President of Christie’s Americas, states: “This […]

Read More →

Read More →

Top