Christie’s announces the bi-annual Autumn sale of Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds including Rugs and Carpets, a live auction at Christie’s King Street, London, on 26 October. The sale offers a curated selection of carpets, ceramics, manuscripts, textiles, works on paper and metalwork from the Islamic world. With objects originating from the 9th century to the 20th century and featuring a diversity of artistic traditions, the lots offered come from a geographical area stretching from Spain through to Central Asia, highlighting the global reach, influence and longevity of Islamic culture and celebrating the high standards of craftsmanship that continue to be prized by collectors today.
Christie’s is proud to announce The Wheel of Time, the largest exhibition in Europe to date of the exquisite work of Wallace Chan, renowned Chinese jewellery creator, visual artist and innovator. Through 150 pieces of jewellery, together with six titanium sculptures, some of which have never before been seen publicly, Chan considers the act of creation, looking back on major moments in his continuing career across five decades.
Christie’s Middle East opens its Spring 2023 auction season with an offering of contemporary and vintage timepieces carefully curated to capture the breadth of modern watchmaking culture, specifically wristwatches from the past half-century.
These are the top 5 best selling female artists in the cultural context. Included are Yayoi Kusama, Agnes Martin, Frida Kahlo, Natalia Goncharova, and Louise Bourgeois.
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Christie’s will offer its support for the art community in Lebanon and stage a charity auction to benefit the efforts to rebuild the cultural scene in Beirut under the title: WE ARE ALL BEIRUT – Art for Beirut: A Charity Auction.
Christie’s Dubai will showcase 20 exceptional bags from the upcoming London auction of Handbags and Accessories on 19 November 2019. Christie’s handbags and accessories auctions offer rare and unique pieces from the leading names in fashion – Chanel, Gucci, Hermès and Louis Vuitton, amongst others.
The world’s finest watchmakers unite for research of the Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy thanks to the Only Watch world tour.