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Second Highest Price Paid for a Work of Art at Christie’s...

LONDON.- A painting by Irish-born artist Francis Bacon sold for 18.0 million pounds ($28.7 million) on Tuesday, the second highest price paid for a work of art at a Christie's post-war and contemporary auction in London. "Study for a Portrait," depicti...

Christie’s to Sell Most Outstanding Group of Lucian Freud Drawings to...

LONDON.- Christie’s will offer a selection of works from the collection of Kay Saatchi at the Post-War and Contemporary art auctions in London in June 2011. The collection features an outstanding and rare group of early works on paper by Lucian F...

Sotheby’s Auction Features Important Example of Miquel Barceló’s Bullfighting Paintings

LONDON.- The Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction taking place on 28th June 2011, will feature an exceptional range of works dating from the early Post-War period to the present day. Swirling with a dizzying, centrifugal energy across its exp...

Philbrook Museum of Art Presents Exhibition of Works by Post-War Giant...

TULSA, OK.- Philbrook Museum of Art’s summer exhibition, Rauschenberg at Gemini, celebrates the colorful innovations in printmaking and image making by post-war giant, Robert Rauschenberg. The exhibition is on view June 12 through September 11. Fo...

Now Available to Download: Christie’s App Offers a Complete Guide to...

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s, the world’s leading art business, created the first ever, complete guide to the Venice Art Biennale and are now happy to offer it for free to any art lover. Francis Outred, Head of Post-War and Contemporary Art, Chr...

Christie’s Names Amy Cappellazzo Chairman, Post-War and Contemporary Developement

NEW YORK, NY.- Amy Cappellazzo has been appointed Chairman, Post-War and Contemporary Development at Christie’s. With a decade at the World’s Leading Art Business, Cappellazzo most recently held the title of International Co-Head of Post-War...

Christie’s Names Brett Gorvy Chairman and International Head of Post-War and...

NEW YORK, NY.- Brett Gorvy has been named Chairman and International Head of Post-War and Contemporary Art at Christie’s. In an expanded role, Gorvy will be the sole leader of the Post-War and Contemporary Art business on a worldwide basis and at...

Christie’s Major Two-Week Spring Sales Series Yields $557 Million and New...

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie's reports its two-week sales series devoted to important Impressionist, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art totaled $556,944,875 (£338,398,139/€384,154,653) and yielded average sell-through rates of 87% by lot and 90% by...

Andy Warhol’s First and Last Self-Portraits Fetch a Combined $66 Million...

NEW YORK, NY.- The market for important works by Andy Warhol, the reigning king of Pop, continued to reach new heights at Christie’s New York tonight, as bidders chased two iconic self-portraits by the artist, setting a new world auction record fo...

German Photographer Gunter Sachs, Ex-Husband of Brigitte Bardot, Dies at 78

GENEVA (AP).- German-born photographer Gunter Sachs, best known for his playboy lifestyle and brief marriage to French actress Brigitte Bardot, has committed suicide. He was 78. In a statement released Sunday by his family at his request, Sachs said he...

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