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Christie's sells teenager's crypto art about gender transition for $2.16 million

Still from video, "Year 1, Age 14 ? It Hurts To Hide", by artist FEWOCiOUS, due to be sold as an NFT at Christie's auction house, is pictured in this handout obtained on June 14, 2021. Courtesy of Christie's Images Ltd. 2021/Handout via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES
Updated on Jul 02, 2021 09:31 AM IST

The Hekking Mona Lisa to go on sale at Christie’s auction house in Paris

The Hekking Mona Lisa to go on sale at Christie’s auction house in Paris
Updated on Jun 07, 2021 06:10 PM IST

Largest purple-pink 'Sakura' diamond auctions off for $29.3 million at Hong Kong

An employee poses with a 15.81 carat fancy vivid purple pink diamond ring, which is called The Sakura Diamond, during a preview at Christie’s.
Published on May 26, 2021 08:36 AM IST

Leonardo da Vinci's 'Head of Bear' drawing may fetch over $16 million at auction

Leonardo da Vinci's 'Head of Bear' drawing may fetch over $16 million at auction
Updated on May 09, 2021 06:06 PM IST

‘Confidence is starting to build’ for unusual, -heated art auction season

The real action was in the lower tier of the market with artists who are not, strictly speaking, household names. (Representational Image)
Published on Apr 03, 2021 10:33 AM IST

Picasso, Miro as well as Banksy's painting tribute to Britain's NHS up for sale

Picasso, Miro as well as Banksy's painting tribute to Britain's NHS up for sale
Updated on Mar 17, 2021 09:28 AM IST

A 10-second video clip authenticated by blockchain sold for $6.6 million

Auction house Christie's has just launched its first-ever sale of digital art – a collage of 5,000 pictures, also by Beeple – which exists solely as an NFT. Reuters.
Published on Mar 01, 2021 01:14 PM IST

In contested sale, Christie's sells pre-Hispanic artifacts

Christie’s of Paris said that the sale exceeded expectations at auction, totaling over €2,500,000 euros. (Representational Image)
Published on Feb 10, 2021 03:36 PM IST

Salvator Mundi: Leonardo da Vinci’s $450 million artwork may not have been painted by him

Art critic, Alastair Sooke studies Salvator Mundi, the world’s most expensive painting.
Updated on Aug 17, 2020 09:55 PM IST

$15 million Basquiat painting to be highlight of Phillips’ Hamptons outlet

A file photo of Jean-Michel Basquiat with his artwork in the background in New York. (Representational Image)
Updated on Aug 14, 2020 08:13 PM IST

Lichtenstein Nude leads Christie’s livestream auction, produces $421 million

The live-streamed event had been postponed from May due to the pandemic.
Updated on Jul 16, 2020 09:49 PM IST

Art meets AI: Computer-generated works set for New York sale

Le Baron De Belamy
Updated on Nov 15, 2019 03:46 PM IST

Rare portrait of teenage Mozart to be auctioned in Paris

Workers install a portrait due to be sold at auction by Christie's on November 27 which depicts composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as a teenager, painted in January 1770, and attributed to Veronese master Gaimbettino Cignaroli, in Paris, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
Updated on Nov 13, 2019 01:22 PM IST

Francisco Toledo, artist who injected new life into Mexican traditions, dead at 79

FILE PHOTO: Mexican graphic artist Francisco Toledo works on his sculpture 'La Lagartera', a 24.5 metre long giant reptile made of steel and plaster, in Monterrey, Mexico July 18, 2008. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo/File Photo
Updated on Sep 06, 2019 07:16 PM IST

Nita Ambani’s Hermès handbag with 240 studded diamonds costs approx 2.6 crores

Nita Ambani’s Hermès handbag with 240 studded diamonds costs approx 2.6 crores.
Updated on May 26, 2020 09:31 PM IST

Indian royal jewel collection fetches $109 million at Christie’s auction

The sale also included an antique 33-diamond necklace once owned by the Nizams of Hyderabad, which sold for nearly $2.41 million ( 17 crore), Christie’s announced on Twitter.
Updated on Jun 20, 2019 11:53 PM IST

World’s most costly painting on Saudi prince’s yacht: Report

Many art experts are split over whether the painting is genuine, saying it was not painted by the Italian master personally but instead by his workshop.
Updated on Jun 11, 2019 10:58 AM IST

‘The word God is nothing but human weakness to me’: Albert Einstein’s letter sold for USD 3 million

A screengrab of a video that talks about the God Letter written by Albert Einstein
Updated on Dec 05, 2018 12:53 PM IST

Albert Einstein’s letter rejecting God, religion set to go on sale at Christie’s in New York

A handwritten letter from physicist Albert Einstein in which he explicitly rejected God and religion is set to be auctioned at Christie’s auction house in New York City.
Updated on Dec 03, 2018 08:31 PM IST

Ancient Chinese painting auctioned for almost $60 million

Su Shi’s Wood and Rock
Updated on Nov 27, 2018 05:27 PM IST

Hopper’s Chop Suey sets auction record at $91.9 million

The 1929 Chop Suey, described by Christie’s as “the most iconic Hopper left in private hands”, depicts two women sitting across the table from each other in a Chinese eatery.
Updated on Nov 14, 2018 02:41 PM IST

Albert Einstein’s letter on God and religion to go on sale for up to $1.5mn

Written a year before the legendary physicist died in 1955, Albert Einstein wrote in German from Princeton, New Jersey, to German philosopher Eric Gutkind.
Updated on Oct 04, 2018 10:07 AM IST

Modigliani’s reclining nude sells for $157.2 million at auction

Kevin Ching, CEO of Sotheby's Asia, stands next to Amedeo Modigliani's ‘Nu couche’, expected to fetch over $150 million (USD) in the New York auction in May, during a preview in Hong Kong, China.
Updated on May 15, 2018 09:07 AM IST

Return of the King: Warhol’s Elvis portrait could fetch $30M at Christie’s sale

A painting by Andy Warhol called 'Double Elvis [Ferus Type]' (1963) is displayed at Christie's auction rooms in London.
Updated on Apr 06, 2018 12:01 PM IST

How can one art photograph have four very different price tags?

Alfred Stieglitz’s The Steerage, which he took while on a cross-Atlantic trip in 1907, is an undeniable masterpiece of the modernist canon.
Updated on Apr 05, 2018 01:42 PM IST

Not so gloomy: Rare Picasso self-portrait expected to fetch $70 million

Conor Jordan, deputy chairman of impressionist and modern art at Christie's looks to Pablo Picasso's 'Le Marin' during a media preview of Christie's Hong Kong Spring Sales in Hong Kong.
Updated on Mar 31, 2018 11:44 AM IST

The American pioneer: Artist Jeff Koons on money, risk and acceptance

Koons set an auction record for the highest price paid for any work by a living artist in 2013 when his orange “Balloon Dog” fetched US$58.4 million at Christie’s in New York.
Updated on Mar 31, 2018 11:44 AM IST
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