Posts Tagged ‘Christie’s’

A Fauve artist’s vibrant view of the Thames embankment

A Fauve artist’s vibrant view of the Thames embankment
Londres: la Tamise au pont de Westminster. By André Derain. A Fauve artist’s vibrant view of the Thames embankment By James Brewer  A rare painting of a familiar view of the Thames is among the masterpieces to be sold at Christie’s in London from late February to March 7, 2018. In his youthful,...
February 24th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Rockefeller sale will rock art auction records

Rockefeller sale will rock art auction records
Nymphéas en fleur. By Claude Monet. Rockefeller sale will rock art auction records By James Brewer Art treasures from the vast private collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller, a collection that was founded on the profits of high finance and Big Oil over a century and a half, have gone on display in...
February 22nd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Collections of the late Robert de Balkany…

Collections of the late Robert de Balkany…
Grandeur of Château Balsan. Collections of the late Robert de Balkany to be auctioned by Christie’s By James Brewer He entertained friends and associates from the business world including Greek shipowners and reigning and exiled kings of Europe at his palatial homes and on his luxurious yacht. Wealthy...
March 9th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Optimism in the frame at Christie’s as new sales season starts

Optimism in the frame at Christie’s as new sales season starts
Stephen Brooks of Christie’s with Matisse masterpiece. Optimism in the frame at Christie’s as new sales season starts By James Brewer Christie’s has unveiled stunning artworks for sale as it launches its 20th Century season. Two leading women art collectors are among sellers, and the masterpieces...
February 27th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Christie’s 250th anniversary

Christie’s 250th anniversary
Constable sketch (detail) for View on the Stour. Christie’s 250th anniversary – a summer of sensational sales and shows By James Brewer An epoch-making waterway painting from the early 19th century that inspired generations of artists will be the sales highlight of a celebration of the quarter-millennial...
June 20th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More