From Michelangelo to Jackson Pollock, Andrew Graham-Dixon takes a look at the historic power of frames
From £1,000 to $100,000 — 5 lots not to be missed
The stories behind 5 exceptional lots from Christie’s sales online and across the world
Though often taken for granted, drapery binds modern abstract painting by artists such as Jackson Pollock to Giotto, Rubens and the greats of the past, says Andrew Graham-Dixon
How a remarkable painting by John Atkinson Grimshaw was restored to its former glory — having almost been thrown away
How the travels of three 19th-century American artists pioneered a style of painting that was descriptive but also highly personal
The stories behind 7 works by some of history’s most renowned artists – and the muses that inspired them – ahead of our upcoming Prints & Multiples sale on 15 March
Three American Art specialists select works from the upcoming American Paintings online auction that evoke personal memories of childhood, adventure and more
Open seven days a week, Christie’s South Kensington is the busiest saleroom in the UK, holding over 100 sales and offering more than 30,000 lots every year. Explore highlights from the last 40 years at Christie’s South Kensington.
Like people, the works of art we love can suddenly reveal new sides to their personalities, says Andrew Graham-Dixon
Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss the market or for a free and confidential valuation.
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We look forward to meeting with you to discuss the benefits of consigning with Christie's.
If you are interested in consigning works for our upcoming auctions, please do not hesitate to contact us to schedule a free and confidential valuation or to discuss the market.
Director Rebecca Hoffman shares her fair highlights — and offers her picks from our Outsider and Vernacular Art sale on 22 January