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Another Scandal Around “Salvator Mundi”

Another Scandal Around “Salvator Mundi”

The National Gallery, one of the well-known art galleries in London, has to justify the inclusion of the scandalous painting “Salvator Mundi” (“Savior of the World”) in the retrospective exhibition of Leonardo da Vinci that was held in 2011-2012. Author ...

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A London Landscape by Monet Has Left the UK

A London Landscape by Monet Has Left the UK

A London landscape by Monet has found its new owner. The new holder of the painting, which has been in possession of British art collectors for almost 70 years, managed to obtain an export license for the art piece. It ...

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“Thérèse on a Bench Seat” by Balthus Gets Auctioned

“Thérèse on a Bench Seat” by Balthus Gets Auctioned

In May, Christie’s Auction House will put up the art collection of Dorothy and Richard Sherwood for sale. Major works will be offered in two evening sales – those of impressionist and post-impressionist art pieces and the works by the ...

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Where is “Salvator Mundi”?

Where is “Salvator Mundi”?

Few works of art have caused as much intrigue as “Salvator Mundi” (“Savior of the World”) by Leonardo da Vinci. First, the authenticity of the painting was a big question mark. Then, in November 2017, it became the most expensive ...

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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 evening sale, brought 9 million 264 thousand pounds (12,302,000 dollars or 10,848,000 euros). All the money will be transferred to numerous 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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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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Results of Christie’s New York Exception Sale

Results of Christie’s New York Exception Sale

On April 20, Christie’s New York held a unique auction entitled “The Exceptional Sale.” From striking antique furniture to elegant silver and one-of-a-kind sculpture masterpieces, the auction offered a stunning selection of lots outstanding for their rarity, provenance, craftsmanship, and ...

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Art News from Around the World

Art News from Around the World

What is art? Art is an expression of one’s desires, intuitions, emotions, and thoughts. Art is everywhere, and everything is art. From expensive paintings and antique sculptures to provocative street art and incredible installations, the world of art is unique and ...

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Make Your Bid: Iconic High-End Watches at Christie’s Watches Online

Make Your Bid: Iconic High-End Watches at Christie’s Watches Online

The Phillips New York Winning Icons Sale of rare high-end watches has just set a new world record for the most expensive luxury wristwatch ever sold at auction. Paul Newman’s personal Rolex Daytona was sold on October 26 for a staggering $17.8 ...

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