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Monet’s “Haystacks” Painting to Be Sold at Sotheby’s

Monet’s “Haystacks” Painting to Be Sold at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s Auction House has announced the sale of one of the major symbols of impressionism – the iconic Claude Monet’s “Haystacks” painting. Three years ago, the “sibling” of this painting set a world auction record for the art pieces of ...

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George Michael’s Art Collection Sold at Christie’s

George Michael’s Art Collection Sold at Christie’s

George Michael’s art collection, which included 60 items and was put up for Christie’s auction, brought 9 million 264 thousand pounds (12,302,000 dollars or 10,848,000 euros). All the money will be transferred to many charitable projects that the legendary pop ...

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World Records of Christie’s Evening Sale

World Records of Christie’s Evening Sale

At the first Christie’s evening sale in 2019, two world records were set at once – for the vibrant paintings by impressionist Gustave Caillebotte and pointillist Paul Signac. As for the leader of the evening, it was a colorful still ...

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Sotheby’s Auction in London: Triumph of Monet and Schiele

Sotheby’s Auction in London: Triumph of Monet and Schiele

Sotheby’s evening sale of vivid artworks by impressionists, modernists, and surrealists took place in the UK capital on February 26 and brought a total of 87.7 million pounds (115.3 million dollars). The most expensive paintings of the Sotheby’s auction in ...

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Art Digest: Notable News of the First Half of February 2019

Art Digest: Notable News of the First Half of February 2019

We present you a digest of resonant news of the art world of the first half of February 2019. Marina Abramović will arrange the first-ever digital performance The first news from our art digest concerns a performance queen Marina Abramović. The ...

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Sotheby’s Auction Results: Triumph of Female Artists

Sotheby’s Auction Results: Triumph of Female Artists

The central theme of Sotheby’s auction of classical art held in New York, which in total brought the auction house $99.8 million, was a selection of art works of female artists. A small exhibition titled “The Triumph of a Woman” ...

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Where to Buy Exceptional Russian Art & Icons?

Where to Buy Exceptional Russian Art & Icons?

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Russian art? Matryoshka dolls? Or maybe very distinctive onion-domed church architecture? These are perhaps the most popular examples, but the truth is that Russian art is much ...

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Everything You Should Know About Government Liquidation Sales

Everything You Should Know About Government Liquidation Sales

Have you ever wondered what does the government liquidation mean? A government liquidation represents a sale of items owned by the state, usually at low prices in the form of an auction for members of the public. Government agencies may ...

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Russian Works of Art at Sotheby’s London Auction

Russian Works of Art at Sotheby’s London Auction

In one of our previous blog posts, we wrote about the amazing results of Christie’s London Russian Art Sale, which was held on June 4. We also mentioned a unique triptych icon of the Feodorovskaya Mother of God, sold at Sotheby’s ...

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Christie’s Russian Art Sale Results

Christie’s Russian Art Sale Results

Last week in London was marked by several very important sales dedicated to Russian art, Faberge, and antique Orthodox icons, featuring truly unique pieces from private collections with Imperial provenance. For example, the top lot at Sotheby’s Russian Works of ...

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