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Christie’s owner Pinault to unveil collection in Paris gallery

The owner of Christie’s auction house François Pinault is to house his €1.2bn collection of contemporary masters at the Bourse de Commerce in the French capital of Paris in the vicinity of the Louvre. The luxury goods magnate that also is a major shareholder in retailer Kering Group has a …

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Sales of Mellon Collection close on a high

The third and final of Sotheby’s New York auctions of Property from the Collection of Mrs. Paul Mellon drew to a close last night in New York, bringing the series total to $218.1 million. The three-day Interiors auction – offering fine art, furniture, porcelain, silver, glassware, decoration and more from …

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The Schlumberger Collection on sale at Sotheby’s New York

This November, Sotheby’s New York will present The Schlumberger Collection, the magnificent compendium of Modern and Contemporary masterworks acquired by distinguished collectors and benefactors, Pierre and São Schlumberger. The collection brings together over 90 outstanding works from the Twentieth Century with a combined estimate in excess of $85 million and …

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Christie’s breaks auction records with Three Studies of Lucian Freud

Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art evening sale in New York achieved $691.6m, the highest total for an auction sale in art market history, with a strong sell-through rate of 98% by value and 91% by lot. The sale also achieved wider headlines for setting the new world auction record for …

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