RELEASE: Christie's New York Presents the 16th Annual Staff Art Show, August 12-26

"No Apologies"

New York


"No Apologies"

New York – Christie’s is pleased to announce the 16th Annual Staff Art Exhibition, No Apologies, taking place August 12-26. Since its launch in 2000, this annual group show of artwork by Christie’s New York staff has given additional meaning to the company’s slogan, The Art People, offering the public a unique opportunity to view the astounding array of artistic expression at Christie’s, the world’s leading art business. This year’s exhibition includes over 100 works by 61 gifted artists from many departments throughout the company, including: Marketing, IT, Client Service, Legal, Christie’s International Real Estate, Christie’s Education, as well as Art Handlers.

No Apologies will offer collectors at all levels a chance to purchase* stunning works of art, in many different media, including photography, painting, works on paper, sculpture and multimedia constructions. Artworks will be available for purchase via an online auction; go to for details. Visit Christie’s Rockefeller Plaza galleries between August 12 – 26, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. weekdays, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. weekends, for an opportunity to connect with these emerging artists. A selection of highlighted works will be auctioned off live during the opening exhibition. For any bidding inquiries, please contact


Christie’s Galleries | 20 Rockefeller Plaza

August 12-26, 2015 | Monday – Friday, 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. | Weekends, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.| FREE

*Works on view will be for sale at the discretion of the artist. A buyer’s premium of 7.5% will be applied to each sale, which will be donated by Christie’s to the Christie’s Education Trust.

About Christie’s

Founded in 1766, Christie’s is a world-leading art and luxury business. Renowned and trusted for its expert live and online auctions, as well as its bespoke private sales, Christie’s offers a full portfolio of global services to its clients, including art appraisal, art financing, international real estate and education. Christie’s has a physical presence in 46 countries, throughout the Americas, Europe, Middle East, and Asia Pacific, with flagship international sales hubs in New York, London, Hong Kong, Paris and Geneva. It also is the only international auction house authorized to hold sales in mainland China (Shanghai).

Christie’s auctions span more than 80 art and luxury categories, at price points ranging from $200 to over $100 million. In recent years, Christie’s has achieved the world record price for an artwork at auction (Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, 2017), for a 20th century artwork (Andy Warhol’s Shot Sage Blue Marilyn, 2022) and for a work by a living artist (Jeff Koons’ Rabbit, 2019). Christie's is also recognised as a reference for prestigious single owner collections, having auctioned 8 of the 10 most important collections in history.

Christie’s Private Sales offers a seamless service for buying and selling art, jewellery and watches outside of the auction calendar, working exclusively with Christie’s specialists at a client’s individual pace.

Recent innovations at Christie’s include the groundbreaking sale of the first NFT for a digital work of art ever offered at a major auction house (Beeple’s Everydays, March 2021), with the unprecedented acceptance of cryptocurrency as a means of payment. As an industry leader in digital innovation, Christie’s also continues to pioneer new technologies that are redefining the business of art, including use of hologram technology to tour life-size 3D objects around the world, and the creation of viewing and bidding experiences that integrate augmented reality, global livestreaming, buy-now channels, and hybrid sales formats. 

Christie’s is dedicated to advancing responsible culture throughout its business and communities worldwide, including achieving sustainability through net zero carbon emissions by 2030, and actively using its platform in the art world to amplify under-represented voices and support positive change.

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