Christie’s is pleased to announce that Ambra Medda has been appointed to a new role as Global Creative Director, for the Department of 20/21 Design, based in London.
Most recently Ambra was the co-founder and Creative Director of larcobaleno.com, an online marketplace devoted to collectible design in its broadest sense, combining ecommerce, information and community. Prior to creating L’ArcoBaleno, Ambra co-founded Design Miami, the definitive fair for limited edition design, with annual shows in Basel, Switzerland and Miami. She has also organized exhibitions as an independent curator, organizing shows with the cutting-edge contemporary art collective Stareleene, and co-curated a group exhibition for the Lower East Side Girl’s Club, with works by Louise Bourgeois, Kiki Smith, and Swoon. Ambra brings this extensive experience and her strong partnerships with the world’s most respected cultural organizations, educational institutions, brands and designers to her new role at Christie’s.
Ambra is fluent in English, Italian, Spanish, French and Chinese and has a joint degree in Chinese Language and Culture and Asian Art from SOAS, the School of Oriental and African Studies at London University.
Christie’s, the world's leading art business, had global auction, private and digital sales in the first half of 2018 that totalled £2.97 billion / $4.04 billion. Christie’s is a name and place that speaks of extraordinary art, unparalleled service and international expertise. Christie’s offers around 350 auctions annually in over 80 categories, including all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewellery, photographs, collectibles, wine, and more. Prices range from $200 to over $100 million. Christie's also has a long and successful history conducting private sales for its clients in all categories, with emphasis on Post-War & Contemporary, Impressionist & Modern, Old Masters and Jewellery.
Alongside regular sales online, Christie’s has a global presence in 46 countries, with 10 salerooms around the world including in London, New York, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Amsterdam, Dubai, Zürich, Hong Kong, and Shanghai.
*Please note when quoting estimates above that other fees will apply in addition to the hammer price - see Section D of the Conditions of Sale at the back of the sale catalogue.
*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and are reported net of applicable fees.