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Francis Bacon’s Last “Pope” Painting to Sell Next Month at Christie’s in London

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Francis Bacon Portrait of Lucian Freud Set to Sell at Christie’s This Month

Sunday, June 8th, 2014

Gerhard Richter Painting Estimated at £12 million for Christie’s London Sale

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

Christie’s Announces Rauschenberg and Rothko Top Lots for London Sales Next Month

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

AO Auction Results: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Auctions in London, June 2013

Friday, June 28th, 2013

AO Auction Preview – Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sales in London, June 25th-26th, 2013

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction, June 27, 2012

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

AO Auction Results – London: Post-War and Contemporary Art Sales at Christie’s and Sotheby’s, February 14-15, 2012

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Sale Thursday February 11, 2009 – Another highly successful sale confirms Art Market Recovery

Friday, February 12th, 2010

Video: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Auction – Feb 27th

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008
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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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