Category Archives: Art & Design

Rockefeller Collection reached over $ 832,5 Million

After a six-month campaign, ten days of online sales and three days of dynamic auctions at Christie’s Rockefeller Center, the total for the 1,500 objects comprising the Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller reached $832,573,469 (€698,302,524), well exceeding initial expectations and establishing the highest auction total ever for a private collection at auction. The top…
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ZEITZ MOCAA’S CURATORIAL LAB OFFICIALLY NOW OPEN

On 11 April 2018, the Curatorial Lab at Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) was official opened by Kees van Baar, Human Rights Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. A new exhibition by Banele Khoza was on view to celebrate the opening of the space. Situated on Level 1 at Zeitz MOCAA,…
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Liang Shuo – DISTANT tantamount MOUNTAIN

Exhibition Liang Shou - Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden (22.7. – 15.10.2017) This is Chinese artist Liang Shuo’s rst institutional solo exhibition in Europe, and it will transform the veneral exhibition space of Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden into an experimental ground. The artist won’t bring anything with him. This can be understood as a commentary on the abundant…
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Christie’s 250th anniversary – Art of the Auction

In 1766, a young Scotsman, James Christie, set up his first permanent sales rooms at 83-84 Pall Mall, London. His first sale held in these rooms included a pair of sheets, two pillowcases, two chamber pots, and four Indian works on glass. In his next sale a bespoke coffin, no longer needed by the recently…
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