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Hackers claim responsibility for Christie's cyberattack and threaten to release client data

The group RansomHub say they are behind the attack that took down the auction house's website earlier this month

Nine-year-old’s exhibition opens at Christie’s

The show by the aspiring artist is supported by the auction house and the charity Art of Wishes

Art marketanalysis

Generous guarantees and a giant Warhol net a healthy $346.5m for Christie's Modern evening sale in New York

The reassuring result was a marked increase from last year's equivalent auction—despite a cyberattack that has taken down the auction house's website

Christie's makes $94.6m in New York contemporary sales despite cyberattack and star lot's withdrawal

Major results for Félix González-Torres and Jean-Michel Basquiat lifted the De la Cruz collection and 21st-century double-header

Christie’s website brought down by hackers days before marquee spring auctions

The auction giant’s web address currently redirects to a placeholder page where telephone numbers for its various offices are listed

Benjamin Sutton. With additional reporting by Carlie Porterfield

Vivienne Westwood’s personal wardrobe goes under the hammer—with a nod to Keith Haring

More than 200 items spanning 40 years will be sold with part of the sale proceeds going to charity

Basquiat stretcher-bar painting could reach $30m during New York spring auctions

“The Italian Version of Popeye has no Pork in his Diet”, last publicly displayed in 2007, will be offered by Christie’s during its May sales

Monet painting jointly owned by Nelson-Atkins Museum and donor’s descendents will be sold at auction

The museum's share of proceeds—estimated at up to $25m by Christie's—will go toward establishing an endowment fund for new acquisitions

Technologyanalysis

Quantum leap: how a decade of NFTs has changed digital art

Two books take a look at the past and future of the non-fungible token. Once seen as the creature of market hype, the NFT now promises the first shared technical standard for the digital art world

Robert Alice breaks new ground with auction of generative art NFTs on Christie's 3.0

Auction house sees maturing of market since the heady days of 2021 as works by the digital art pioneer are sold in combination with launch of their catalogue raisonné-like historical survey "On NFTs"

1-54 art fair brings contemporary African art show to Hong Kong

A selling exhibition of 27 established and emerging artists opens at Christie’s auction house ahead of a planned launch of the fair in the city next year

Auctionsanalysis

Christie’s marathon evening sales in London make a within-estimate £163m

The 20th/21st century and Art of the Surreal auctions were up 18.5% by value on their March 2023 versions

Cautious but calm art market awaits London’s March auctions

Expectations are measured as sector adapts to new economic landscape

Christie's Elton John evening sale proves Wednesday night is alright for buying

The auction nearly matched its $6.4m high estimate before fees, as art brought the money while luxury and memorabilia drove the bidding

Auction of living artist's skin cancelled after collector buys all lots in advance

Christie’s was due to support the sale of Wolfgang Flatz's tattooed tissue

Andy Warhol’s filmed portraits of celebrities head to Hollywood

Christie’s and the Andy Warhol Museum are staging a pop-up show of the artist’s “Screen Tests” during Frieze Los Angeles

Masterpieces from the Barbier-Mueller African and Oceanic Art collection to be sold at Christie's in Paris

The auction next month will include 100 pieces acquired by Josef Müller and his family

New York Old Master sales deliver tepid results at Christie's and Sotheby's

Scattered seven-figure highlights failed to make up for dozens of passed lots and multiple key withdrawals

Art marketanalysis

The Old Master trade is still seeking new ways to restore it to life

The category’s extraordinary works sell well, but the middle and lower ends of the market are in need of new ideas

Two more Egon Schiele works restituted to heirs of Holocaust victim will head to auction

The two works on paper once belonged to Fritz Grünbaum, an Austrian cabaret performer who was killed in the Holocaust

Metropolitan Museum's deaccessioned George Washington portrait could bring $2.5m at auction

The Gilbert Stuart painting is one of less than 20 versions of the image known to exist

Christie's projects 26.1% decline in sales in 'paradoxical' 2023

An exceptional 2022 buoyed by the $1.6bn collection of Paul Allen has proved a tough act to follow—but private sales are on the rise

Auctionsanalysis

Rediscovered paintings by Rembrandt and Canaletto fail to turbocharge London Old Master auctions

Evening sales at Sotheby's and Christie's drew in £19.4m and £21.3m, respectively

What did the New York auctions reveal about the state of the art market?

Plus, experimental art from the Eastern Bloc and a sculptural installation by Terry Adkins

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Climate activists disrupt Christie's auction in New York

Two activists affiliiated with the group Extinction Rebellion took to the rostrum during a sale of works on paper

Christie’s 20th century evening sale in New York defies fears of a jittery market

Swan song of veteran auctioneer Jussi Pylkkänen made $640.8m—the house's highest total for a non-single-owner sale in six years

Christie's 21st century evening sale falls short of expectations, opening New York's autumn auction cycle on uneasy note

Several 'wet paint' works soared while multiple blue-chip lots underperformed, defying conventional market wisdom