Christie’s One: New York, limitless

The major international auction firm, Christie's, Sotheby's and Phillips developed the individual formats for the due Covid-19 of may in the summer – and the

Christie’s One: New York, limitless

The major international auction firm, Christie's, Sotheby's and Phillips developed the individual formats for the due Covid-19 of may in the summer – and the Internet – moved big New York auction season. One of the high-priced evening events all have in common, however: most of the Lots came in, and not even in New York under the Hammer. At Sotheby's, and Phillips, the auctioneer in London in front of the camera. The new Format of Christie's, the 10. July Premiere, and this year both the New York evening auctions replaced, means "One".

the Two auctioneers, and the auctioneer inside will rise one after the other and in various international offices of Christie's on the Rostrum; the Live Transmission changes from one auction to the next. The relay race begins with ten Lots, which are called in Hong Kong (14 clock German time). After that, Paris, with the sixteen and London with 21 in the series. The conclusion and culmination of the event in New York with 35 Lots in the offer forms.

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For a total of 82 Lots, with Modern, post-war art, contemporary and Design – expected to be Christie's sales of "more than 336 million dollars". For thirty Lots, the sale agreed in advance, for guarantees is secured already. Last year, Christie played in New York with the traditional two evening auctions for 105 Lots sold together a expected to 938 million dollars.

The respective top lots of the four stations of the "One" are adapted to the tastes of the local audience. The most expensive lot in Hong Kong, is a two-Meter-high abstract paintings of the Chinese-French painter Zao Wou-Ki. For "21.10.63" from the year 1963, is the largest of the red images in his coveted "Hurricane"series, are expected to be "in the region of" tens of millions of dollars. In Paris, the most expensive Lots by Nicolas de Staël will be provided with its summer "Plage à Agrigente" and Amedeo Modigliani with his "Portrait of Maurice Drouard" (upper estimate 5.5 million euros). At the top of the London section of Magritte's surrealistic painting, "L'Arc de Triomphe" (6,5/9,5 million pounds), with orders of magnitude: A small tree stands in front of a Background of enormous green leaves. In London an image from the important "drinkers"series, from Georg Baselitz to the call: "Bent drinker" (4,5/6,5 million pounds) comes additionally in flaming Orange, was located since 1983 in the same collection and was last seen in 1984 at Kunsthalle Basel on the public. The record for Baselitz is since 2017 at 9.1 million dollars.

Updated Date: 07 July 2020, 09:21

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