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The Impressionist, Modern & Contemporary Sales in New York: 13th-17th May 2019

The Auctions this week look as strong as ever and the previews have been well attended according to specialists at all the houses. There is no question that this season’s sales may be the best of the finest calibre I can remember in New York; certainly for a multi-owner series of sales without a Whitney …

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The June 2017 Impressionist, Modern & Contemporary Art Auctions Preview

This June the main talking point is the astonishing quality of the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening sales; with no less than four top masterpieces going to sale in one of the best multi-owner sales series I can recall. The best auctions are small and beautiful: with quality the main objective. Sadly, Christie’s are postponing …

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TEFAF 2017

This year saw TEFAF Maastricht taking place alongside its sister fairs in New York. I was slightly concerned that US custom would abandon the fair in light of the ease with which US collectors could simply visit the New York Amory in May and November. That said, results were solid on the opening day and whilst there were no standout …

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The Christie's auction in full swing

Impressionist, Modern & Contemporary Art Sales Review: 9th – 13th May 2016

The sales week in New York was a mixed affair but by Friday evening both Sotheby’s and Christie’s could feel that they had a solid set of results to reflect upon. Although the happier auction house will be Christie’s who had a combined total in the Evening sales of 462m USD to Sotheby’s 386m USD. …

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