Tag Archives: Auction

Christie’s first auction sale in Mainland China

The renown British auction house, Christie’s, launched its first art auction Mainland China last Thursday in Shanghai. The sale has resulted to be a great success, exceeding low estimates and fetching $25M. However, the sale was part of the three day event organised by Christie’s, that provided members of the art world and clients from […]

Basquiat: Potential Pollock effect

Jean-Michel Basquiat, the Haitian-American artist, who started his early carrier focused on graffiti in New York city to then become one of the most polemic artists in the 20th Century, is currently booming the art market. It seems like today, 25 years after his early death, Basquiat’s work could be generating a ‘Pollock effect’. What […]