Christie’s Sales

Christie’s Sales Total £2.5 B / $3.5 B in First Half 2021

Christie’s sold 7 of the 12 most expensive artworks sold at auction in H1 2021, including the top two lots: Pablo Picasso’s monumental masterpiece Femme assise près d’une fenêtre was the first work to be sold at auction over $100 million since 2019 at Christie’s inaugural 21st Century evening sale in New York this May; Basquiat’s Warrior became the most valuable western work ever to be offered in Asia, selling for $41.9 M USD via Livestream from London to Hong Kong during global 20th-century sales; in addition to the online world record for Beeple.

Christie’s sold 7 of the 12 most expensive artworks sold at auction in H1 2021, including the top two lots: Pablo Picasso’s monumental masterpiece Femme assise près d’une fenêtre was the first work to be sold at auction over $100 million since 2019 at Christie’s inaugural 21st Century evening sale in New York this May; Basquiat’s Warrior became the most valuable western work ever to be offered in Asia, selling for $41.9 M USD via Livestream from London to Hong Kong during global 20th-century sales; in addition to the online world record for Beeple.

Christie’s auctions span more than 80 art and luxury categories, at price points ranging from $200 to over $100 million.

Read more: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210713005199/en/Christie%E2%80%99s-Sales-Total-%C2%A32.5-B-3.5-B-in-First-Half-2021

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