2 December 2013 | Fine Art | ArticleInterview with Mark HixSince he first met YBAs such as Tracey Emin and Damien Hirst in London’s east end chef Mark Hix has been collaborating with artists on pieces for his restaurants. Here he talks to us about the relationship between food and art and promoting emerging talent in his gallery.
26 November 2013 | Fine Art | ArticleEmerging CollectorsChristie’s is thrilled to announce the launch of its New York-based program for emerging art collectors. Learn more about all the ways to connect with Christie’s—from on-site and off-site events to live and online auctions and more—with our FAQ guide below.
18 November 2013 | Fine Art | ArticleStill Life PaintingThese delightful paintings are being offered in the Wednesday morning session of our Interiors sale. Part of the long history of the still life genre, they range in date from the 18th to the 20th century and were painted in a variety of styles and palettes.
15 November 2013 | Fine Art | VideoChristie’s Shanghai: The Making of an AuctionChristie's has successfully completed its first auction in mainland China. After three days of gala events, exhibitions, forums and private sales, culminating in the auction, Christie's achieved total sales of RMB 154 million (USD$25 million), exceeding initial estimates.
12 November 2013 | Fine Art | ArticleStanley Spencer’s Christ at CookhamStanley Spencer was born in Cookham, Berkshire. It was so important to him he would sometimes commute to the Slade when a student there between 1908–1912. He spent much of his life in Cookham, and sought to move back there permanently. He managed it in the late 1940s, and Cookham again became the central theme of his work.