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The Impressionist & Modern and Contemporary Sales review: 8th-18th May 2018

Despite the vast quantity of works of art available for sale over the last two weeks it has been a triumph across the board. Whilst many thought that auction fatigue would set in after the first week of sales there was still a remarkable buzz around each and every Evening sale. Christie’s sales of the …

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The Impressionist & Modern Art Sales in London, 21st – 23rd June 2016

Given the paucity of choice on the market this June I thought the Sotheby’s Evening sale was a real triumph. Sadly Christie’s, with an Evening Sale totalling 25m GBP, will want to forget late June 2016 for a while (depending on the result of next week’s curated sale: Defining Britain). Sotheby’s leaned heavily on their …

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Market Review: The Fall 2015 Sotheby’s and Christie’s Auctions, New York

Two significant sales formed the backdrop of the November sales this year: the Taubman collection at Sotheby’s and Christie’s curated sale entitled ‘The Artist’s Muse’. Overall it was a sensational couple of weeks – the figures are quite extraordinary – 2.2 Billion Dollar’s worth of art changed hands over the period. The Impressionist, Modern and …

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‘Masterworks’ and ‘The Artist’s Muse’: The Rise of the Curated Sale

Earlier this year Christie’s Impressionist, Modern & Contemporary departments managed to turnover 1.7 Billion USD worth of Art in under two weeks. Yes, you read that right, 1.7 billion USD. And from only one auction house too.   The reason for this extraordinary figure? Their crossover/curated sale titled Looking forward to the Past, which linked …

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