Christie's One: Offer to three corners

Can operate a Live auction with four auctioneers in four places, in four time zones and in four currencies? Auctioneers are Solo-performers, because auctions ar

Christie's One: Offer to three corners

Can operate a Live auction with four auctioneers in four places, in four time zones and in four currencies? Auctioneers are Solo-performers, because auctions are a Mix of Improvisation and in advance, complete care treatment theatre. The new Live-auction format at Christie's, "One: A Global Sale of the 20th Century", and demanded of them the assets to the restraint and spontaneous Juggling skills, because all of the four auctioneers for the duration of the entire event on their Rostrum. The Hammer was given – virtually – from Hong Kong to Paris to London and finally New York. All opinions, however, simultaneous bids from their phone banks, and from the halls on site and they called then the senior auctioneer. The phone bidder had to offer with three corners.

were Added to the bids from Online bidders. Despite the delayed start, temporary weaknesses in the Transmission and a couple of misunderstandings s came at Christie with this Format, it reminded a of a Video-conference, more voltage than is the case with the previous Live auction by Sotheby's, in the case of a single auctioneer, multiple screens of the commandments of the phone took benches at various locations.

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It had to be able to engage collectors of Blue-Chip works in Bietgefechte, so that, as estimated by the London Art-Analytics-company "Pi-eX" – the sales of Christie's, had fallen in the second quarter by sixty percent. The hard work was rewarded with success. After nearly four hours of the 74 Lots of the 79 were sold in the offering with a total value of 420,94 millions of dollars; the lower the total estimate amounted to 337 million dollars. Almost half of the Lots in the sale by pre-negotiated guarantees was safe. The immediately following New York days of the auction "Post-war and Contemporary Art" was more 30,86 million dollars. Here, for comparison: last year, Christie continued with the usual two evening auctions of impressionist and Modern and postwar art, and a time to be enjoyed pool 937.8 million dollars. "One," but in any case, the biggest media spectacle for the company.

The majority of the most important Lots in New York came under the Hammer. The top piece of Roy Lichtenstein's Pop icon from the 1994 "Nude with Joyous Painting", and estimates that at least thirty million dollars. The painting first came to the auction and inspired the collector to a nine-minute Bietgefecht. A bidder on the phone to a Christie's employee in Hong Kong continued with the bid of the equivalent of 40.5 million dollars – is mediated by the Auctioneer Elaine Kwok in Hong Kong Adrien Meyer on the Rostrum in New York. It was one of seven in New York alone established records. Further most brands were Marden for the sought-after American minimalist Brice and Wayne Thiebaud set.

Updated Date: 20 July 2020, 03:19

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