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On May 11 the auction house Christie’s hopes to brush past its previous world record for art sold at auction when Pablo Picasso’s Les Femmes d’Alger (Version “O”) goes on the block, with bidding...
“American Pie” topped the Billboard charts shortly after its 1971 release.
King John of Saxony commissioned a young Dresden coachbuilder to create a sweet town coach.
Standout items include a set of Wang Qi panel paintings expected to fetch as much as $700,000.
The top posters at the January 22 annual auction could fetch upwards of $30,000 apiece.
Christie’s Out of the Ordinary auction , taking place September 3 at its London South Kensington branch, promises to be just what it says—out of the ordinary.
In August of 1949, the subtitle of a Life magazine story on the painter Jackson Pollock asked, “Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?”
An infamous electric guitar, revered Scottish racing vehicles, the first American gold coin, and more.
It wasn’t long ago that Thomas Lecky, head specialist of Christie’s books and manuscripts department in New York, saw collectors adopting a comprehensive strategy—singling out a great author and...
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts announced last weekit will divest its entire collection of the late artist’s work through Christie’s . The collection contains all known Warhol works...
Each May in New York, the art world holds its equivalent of the World Series: The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales, where two rival teams—Christie’s and Sotheby’s—square off by assembling...