The CryptoPunk NFTs created by LarvaLabs sold for almost double their expected value and were the second highest sale at Christie's 21st Century sale.
The bottle of Pétrus spent 14 months in orbit and comes with a terrestrially-aged bottle for the buyer to compare, Christie's said.
Millennial art investors are digitally reshaping the art market. They're more likely to buy online, and they've spent millions on NFT crypto art.
Emmanuel Tarpin's first pair of earrings sold at Christie's for $25,000 in 2017, launching him into the spotlight when he was just 25 years old.
Mike Winkelmann, aka Beeple, sold the most expensive digital artwork in history. A Christie's auction for his NFT reached more than $69 million.
John Hays has been an auctioneer for nearly four decades, with nearly $1 billion in sales. Here's what it takes to be an art auctioneer at Christie's.
The most comprehensive collection known of archive Supreme box logo T-shirts is set to go on private sale at Christie’s for a price expected to be in the region of $US2 million, the auction house disclosed to Business Insider. A private sale means that rather than hitting the auction block, […]
James Bogart spent years collecting every Supreme box-logo T-shirt ever offered at retail, and now he’s selling his collection for roughly $US2 million through Christie’s. The stash comprises 253 shirts that the streetwear brand sold from 1994 to 2020. Christie’s is selling the collection alongside its first auction dedicated to […]
Lydia Fenet is the lead benefit auctioneer and global managing director of strategic partnerships at Christie’s Auction House. She landed a coveted job as a live auctioneer at just 24 years old, after a summer internship at Christie’s and two years of working in the company’s events department. Since then, […]
Auction house Sotheby’s says that millennials helped it stay afloat in the first half of the year, as the pandemic has forced all auctions online, Kelly Crow of the Wall Street Journal reports. Millennials now make up over 30% of Sotheby’s clientele, according to the auction house, and helped bring […]
Christie’s “Magnificent Jewels” auction, where diamonds from brands like Bulgari and Cartier are expected to sell for millions, is launching today, July 29. The auction house is also hosting its “Jewels Online” sale, which is set to last from July 22 to August 7. The Magnificent Jewels sale is being […]
Christie’s just launched its Gamechanger auction series. The first auction in the series is “Original Air: Michael Jordan Game-Worn and Player Exclusive Sneakers Rarities,” in which 11 of the basketball legend’s sneakers will be sold. The series will also include “For Love of the Game” as well as “The Athlete: […]
On Tuesday, Christie’s auctioned off the most expensive jewel ever sold on an online auction. The 28.86-carat diamond sold for over $US2 million. One of the rarest in the world, the Type 11a diamond was formed with pure carbon. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Christie’s just broke a […]
The art world is known for its ritzy galas and glamorous dinner parties, which are a large part of its appeal to affluent art aficionados. But all of that changed when the pandemic hit. As galleries, auctions, and art fairs move online, the industry is adapting to the digital market. […]
Business Insider teamed up with art investment company Masterworks to highlight some of the biggest value gains in art auction history. These nine paintings, by artists including Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat, sold at auction for millions more than their earlier purchase prices. Masterworks helps people invest in blue-chip art, […]
Some wealthy art collectors are raising cash from their art assets amid the looming recession. Investing in art has long been popular among the wealthy because the category is considered a “value-preserving asset class” that has a lower call risk than assets that are priced daily, such as securities. “As […]
Tash Perrin is an auctioneer at Christie’s, the largest auction house in the world. Perrin lives in Tribeca, wakes up at 5:45 a.m. every day, always eats breakfast, and goes for morning runs along the Hudson River with her dog, Ryndie. She says being an auctioneer is like “conducting an […]
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