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Christie’s Auction House

Basquiat Work Pulled

Christie’s Pulls One Basquiat Work From Auction After Authenticity Challenge

After a lawsuit by the estate of late New York City artist Jean-Michel Basquiat suggested some of the works may be fakes, Christie’s auction house has removed one piece for review.

03/05/2014

A member of Christie's staff walks towards Francis Bacon's "Three Studies of Lucien Freud" on Oct. 14, 2013 in London, England. (credit: Getty Images)

Francis Bacon Paintings Sell For Record $142 Million At Christie’s Auction

“Three Studies of Lucian Freud” was purchased for $142.4 million at Christie’s postwar and contemporary art sale on Tuesday night.

11/12/2013

Elizabeth Taylor auction

Records Smashed As Elizabeth Taylor’s Jewelry Goes To Highest Of High Bidders At Christie’s

On Tuesday night there was an auction of royal proportions in Midtown. Christie’s was selling off Elizabeth Taylor’s “legendary jewels,” and the bidding, as expected, went through the roof.

12/14/2011

Actress Elizabeth Taylor Poses In An Old Film Still, circa 1950.  The iconic, Oscar-winning actress died at age 79 on March 23, 2011 of congestive heart failure. (credit: Getty Images)

Preview: Elizabeth Taylor Auction At Christie’s

Christie’s Auction House is hosting an exhibit of Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor’s possessions from Saturday through December 12, when the auction begins.

12/02/2011