What the Art Market has to say about CHRISTO (1935-2020)

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Christo… larger than life [04 Jun 2020]

The immense Bulgarian-American artist CHRISTO left us on May 31. Christo Vladimirov Javacheff was born in Gabrovo, an industrial city from which he apparently escaped, hidden in a freight train, in 1957. Once in Paris, he met the woman who would become his companion and accomplice for the rest of his life, Jeanne Claude, born […]

Hong Kong opens up to Western Contemporary art [23 Jun 2015]

Sotheby’s is pleased with its Hong Kong sales, especially after the latest (June 11, 2015) entitled Boundless: Contemporary Art, which saw nearly 60% of the lots fetch above their high estimates.

Flash News [11 Jan 2013]

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September sales: French collections [18 Sep 2012]

In a few days the Paris branches of Christie’s and Sothey’s will each be hosting sales of important art collections of French art. On 24 September, Sotheby’s will be offering 100 works from Marcel Brient’s Contemporary art collection and three days later Christie’s will be selling Hélène Rochas’ carefully selected collection.

The Dantesque work of Matthew Barney [24 Jan 2011]

Matthew Barney is an unusual person, known to the general public mainly for being the partner of the Icelandic singer Björk.

Christo and Jeanne-Claude [07 Dec 2009]

CHRISTO is the artists’ name of the couple Christo Vladimiroff Javacheff (born June 1935 in Gabrovo Bulgaria) and Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebon (also born 13 June 1935 in Casablanca Morocco). The couple met in Paris in 1958 and settled in New York in 1964.

Contemporary Art Auction in Paris focused on New Realists [05 Apr 2005]

On 19 April, the auction house Cornette de Saint Cyr well be the venue for a major auction of contemporary art dedicated to the New Realists and entitled « The ‘New Realists’, Contemporary Art, Banque Worms Collection ». This is not the first time.

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