Kevin Sharkey, Martha Stewart


Martha Stewart Launches Her 90th Book With Christie’s Luncheon

‘Martha’s Flowers’ was cowritten by Kevin Sharkey, who filled porcelain pieces from the David and Peggy Rockefeller collection with flowers for the affair.

clock March 9, 2018Andrew Nodell

YEARENDER 2017 NOVEMBER People take pictures of the painting 'Salvator Mundi' by Leonardo da Vinci (circa 1500) during a public preview before an auctioning of the painting tonight at Christie's auction house in New York, New York, USA, 15 November 2017. The painting is reportedly one of only twenty paintings by Da Vinci and was sold for 450 million USD.Auction Preview of Leonardo da Vinci Painting Salvator Mundi, New York, USA - 15 Nov 2017


Technology, Globalization Reshape Auction Market in 2017

The $450.3 million sale of da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” in November captured the world’s attention in a banner year for auction sales.

clock January 2, 2018Andrew Nodell

Patricia Barbizet.

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Patricia Barbizet to Step Down as CEO of Artémis

After 25 years in the post, Barbizet is leaving to launch her own entrepreneurial venture.

clock November 29, 2017Joelle Diderich

"The Pink Promise" diamond, which was redesigned by collector Stephen Silver.


‘Pink Promise’ Diamond Fetches $32 Million at Auction

The sale matched but did not beat the record of $2.15 million per carat for a pink diamond.

clock November 28, 2017Tiffany Ap

The 37.3 carat Raj Pink diamond

Fashion Scoops

World’s Largest Pink Diamond Fails to Sell at Auction

Sotheby’s had hoped to set a new record with the 37.3-carat Raj Pink, the centerpiece of its sale in Geneva.

clock November 16, 2017Joelle Diderich


De Grisogono Readies Auction of 164-Carat Diamond

Bidding starts at $30 million, with founder Fawaz Gruosi eyeing $40 million or more.

clock September 29, 2017Tiffany Ap

Bud Fraker portrait of Audrey Hepburn 


Christie’s Celebrates Audrey Hepburn’s Enduring Appeal Ahead of Auction

The auction will consist of items from Hepburn’s personal wardrobe, movie scripts and other memorabilia.

clock September 7, 2017Natalie Theodosi

Man Ray photograph from MoMA collection, Givenchy dress owned by Audrey Hepburn (R)


What to Watch: Own a Piece of MoMA and Audrey Hepburn

This fall Christie’s will auction items from the Museum of Modern Art’s Department of Photography and the estate of the late actress.

clock August 25, 2017Andrew Nodell

A Claude Lalanne console.


Christie’s France Readies Alberto Pinto Sale for Fall

The auction, to be held on Sept. 13 and 14 to coincide with the Paris Biennale, will feature some 1,200 lots, the majority tableware.

clock June 1, 2017Joelle Diderich

This 2014 piece was made from Nilo crocodile hide and includes 245 diamonds.


Hermès Himalaya Birkin Sold for World Record $380,000

The coveted style went up for bidding at Christie’s in Hong Kong and is rumored to cease production next year, which most likely fueled its record price, said the auction house.

clock June 1, 2017Tiffany Ap

F. Earl Christy, Design for a poster for the White Star Line and Moet & Chandon, about 1912. Oil on canvas. Peabody Essex Museum, Museum purchase, 2014.13.1.


‘Ocean Liners: Glamour, Speed and Style’ at PEM Shows Off How Fashion Enhanced Travel

More than a means of transportation for Americans en route to Europe, ocean liners were showcases of technology, opulence and social might.

clock May 17, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis wearing her Cartier Tank watch in 1978.


Jackie Kennedy’s 1962 Cartier Watch Added to Christie’s Sale

The iconic 18-karat gold timepiece carries a personal inscription and is expected to fetch up to $120,000 next month.

clock May 11, 2017Andrew Nodell

This Pablo Picasso painting is one of the works to be sold from Zadig & Voltaire's collection at Christie's.

Fashion Scoops

Zadig & Voltaire to Sell Selections From Its ‘Death in America’ Collection at Christie’s

The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and Oceana’s United States Shark Conservation Program will benefit from Gillier’s decision to sell some of the collection.

clock April 27, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Christie's Beverly Hills


Christie’s to Bow L.A. Flagship

The auction house’s 5,400-square-foot space is set to open next week with more than $450 million in art at an opening exhibit.

clock April 13, 2017Kari Hamanaka

This Robert Delauney painting meant to depict a woman carrying a parasol was the anchor art piece in Greta Garbo's New York living room.

Fashion Scoops

Greta Garbo-Owned Paintings to Be Auctioned at Christie’s

Throughout her life, the fiercely private film star preferred not to sign autographs, to sit for interviews or to even attend the Academy Awards.

clock March 28, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

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