Christie's Middle East sale hopes to encourage a new, younger group of buyers
Date: 26 Oct 2011 | Views: 3249
The new sale format to be introduced to Christie's Middle East sales this October includes works by Sohrab Sepehri, Farhad Moshiri, Louay Kayyali, Paul Guiragossian, Mahmoud Said and Charles Hossein Zenderoudi alongside works, often by these same artists, estimated from $2,000 in the new part II sale. More...
Love’s Labor Lost: Lockout at Sotheby’s
Date: 24 Oct 2011 | Views: 2067
There is a right way and a wrong way to pick up a $15,000 chair that was made in 18th century France. According to Sotheby’s art handler Luis Baucage, this kind of knowledge matters when you’re handling high-priced antiques. More...
Artists sue Christie's and Sotheby's for 'resale royalties'
Date: 20 Oct 2011 | Views: 2021
What do New York painter Chuck Close, L.A. artist Laddie John Dill and the estate of L.A. sculptor Robert Graham have in common? They are lead plaintiffs in a pair of class-action lawsuits filed Tuesday against the New York operations of Sotheby's and Christie's, alleging that the auction houses... More...