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luxpresso - 08/22/2015 11:52:00

Nirav Modi’s Exquisite Lotus Collection to Ring in the Festive Season

Nirav Modi Jewellery Lotus Collection Nirav Modi created history as the first Indian jewellery designer to be featured on the covers of Christie’s and Sotheby’s catalogues. His creative sensibility has now percolated from designing rare antique pieces to compiling exquisite collections that are befitting for the festive season. We... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 05/12/2015 17:19:46

Picasso Fetches the Highest Ever Price at a Christie’s Auction

Picasso Fetches the Highest Ever Price at a Christie’s Auction Christie’s anticipated Evening Sale, Looking Forward to the Past, achieved a staggering $705,858,000, with sell-through rates of 97 per cent by lot and 99 per cent by value. But, what actually stole the thunder at the premium auction was Pablo Picasso’s 1955 Les femmes d’Alger, Version O... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 05/08/2015 06:00:00

Christie’s to Auction Rare Amrita Sher-Gil Self-Portrait

Christie’s to Auction Rare Amrita Sher-Gil Self-Portrait On 10 June, 2015 in London, Christie’s will auction a 1931 self-portrait by Amrita Sher-Gil, an artist whose works are declared as ‘National Art Treasures’ by the Indian Government. Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 04/01/2015 19:54:32

IWC Schaffhausen Creates a Special Edition Watch for the Tribeca Film Festival

IWC Schaffhausen’s Tribute to the Tribeca Film Institute Celebrating the surrealism of cinema, Swiss luxury watch maker IWC Schaffhausen, the official ‘Festival-Time’ partner of the Tribeca Film Festival, has created a special edition watch that will be auctioned online in association with the Christie’s. Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 12/17/2014 13:45:23

Christie’s Newest Watch Expert: An Interview with Rémy Julia

Christie’s Newest Watch Expert: An Interview with Rémy Julia In the midst of taking in the works of the mighty stalwarts of India’s modern art—Vasudeo S. Gaitonde, Jamini Roy, Tyeb Mehta and Francis Newton Souza—at the Christies’ auction preview in Mumbai, we also took some time out to delve into an art of another kind i.e. watchmaking. Rémy Julia,... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 12/12/2014 15:42:21

Christie's Second Auction in India Fetches Rs 17.54 crores

Christie's Second Auction in India Fetches Rs 17.54 crores On December 11, 2014, London auction house, Christie’s held its second auction at The Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai. It hosted Tyeb Mehta’s Untitled (Falling Bull) painting, and the artwork sold for a staggering Rs 17.54 crore. The inimitable piece recorded the highest sale total for any modern... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 10/08/2014 13:03:00

Auction Alert: Christie's Announces a Second Art Sale in India

Auction Alert: Christie's Announces a Second Art Sale in India The international auction house, Christie's, is all set to hold its second auction in Mumbai on December 11, with a wide variety of artwork and collectibles by leading Indian artists. After the tremendous response received last year, Christie's intends to raise the bar, shaking up the Indian art... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 09/17/2014 10:00:00

Auction Alert: Wallis Simpson's Stunning Cartier Jewels Go on Sale

Auction Alert: Wallis Simpson's Stunning Cartier Jewels Go on Sale Once owned by The Duchess of Windsor and later gifted to Sarah Brightman by her husband Lord Lloyd Webber, these gorgeous jewels will go under the hammer at Christie's during a special jewellery auction in Geneva. The iconic tiger motif pieces, by Cartier, are estimated to fetch up to $2.5million.... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 09/11/2014 16:07:00

Auction Alert: Christie's Celebrates a James Bond Anniversary with the Sale of the Aston Martin DB5

Auction Alert: Christie's Celebrates a James Bond Anniversary with the Sale of the Aston Martin DB5 Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond movie Goldfinger is auction house Christie's, which has selected a collection of memorabilia for a special charity auction. The online auction, ongoing since September 8, also includes a golden replica of the iconic Aston Martin DB5 seen in the... Continue Reading »

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