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Christie’s Education: A Sure Path to the Art Business

Christie’s Education: A Sure Path to the Art Business

Based in New York, one of the largest art capitals of the world, Christie’s has made a name for itself and the partner companies involved in the business side of art. Christie’s auctions have historical roots dating back to more than ...

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Unique Art: The Best Deals from the Latest Phillips Auction

Unique Art: The Best Deals from the Latest Phillips Auction

Contemporary art enjoys evergreen popularity among art connoisseurs, which urges them to spend millions of dollars to get the desired items to embellish their collections. The best way to examine the trends in art markets is to pay attention to ...

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Sotheby’s Exhibits Russian Artists’ Works

Sotheby’s Exhibits Russian Artists’ Works

Sotheby’s exhibits two dozen artworks in the Ruin Wing of the Schusev Museum of Architecture. These are paintings (including one sanguine drawing) from three Sotheby’s auctions to be held in New York and London within the next three months. Most ...

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Another Scandal Around “Salvator Mundi”

Another Scandal Around “Salvator Mundi”

The National Gallery, one of the well-known art galleries in London, has to justify the inclusion of the scandalous painting “Salvator Mundi” (“Savior of the World”) in the retrospective exhibition of Leonardo da Vinci that was held in 2011-2012. Author ...

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A London Landscape by Monet Has Left the UK

A London Landscape by Monet Has Left the UK

A London landscape by Monet has found its new owner. The new holder of the painting, which has been in possession of British art collectors for almost 70 years, managed to obtain an export license for the art piece. It ...

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“Thérèse on a Bench Seat” by Balthus Gets Auctioned

“Thérèse on a Bench Seat” by Balthus Gets Auctioned

In May, Christie’s Auction House will put up the art collection of Dorothy and Richard Sherwood for sale. Major works will be offered in two evening sales – those of impressionist and post-impressionist art pieces and the works by the ...

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Where is “Salvator Mundi”?

Where is “Salvator Mundi”?

Few works of art have caused as much intrigue as “Salvator Mundi” (“Savior of the World”) by Leonardo da Vinci. First, the authenticity of the painting was a big question mark. Then, in November 2017, it became the most expensive ...

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Van Gogh’s Gun Goes Up for Auction

Van Gogh’s Gun Goes Up for Auction

The Van Gogh’s gun, which is called “the most famous weapon in the history of art,” will be put on sale this summer in Paris. The revolver using which – according to most art historians – the legendary post-impressionist shot ...

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