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luxpresso - 04/15/2016 12:00:00

Christie’s to Auction the Largest Blue Diamond Ever!

Christie’s to Auction the Largest Blue Diamond Ever! After Sotheby’s auctioning the million dollar De Beers Jewel last week, now it is Christie’s has announced the sale of a fancy vivid blue diamond named Oppenheimer Blue, touted as the largest diamond ever offered at an auction. The sale will take place at the Magnificent Jewels sale to be held... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 12/15/2015 06:00:00

Interview: Dr. Deepanjana Klein Delves on Her Penchant for South Asian Art

Interview: Dr. Deepanjana Klein Delves on Her Penchant for South Asian Art Michelangelo stated, “The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.” And everyone wants that serene touch in their homes and offices spaces. Talking about her passion for art, Dr. Deepanjana Klein gives us the inside information about the upcoming Christie's South Asian art... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 10/01/2015 06:00:00

Interview: NS Harsha—The Story Teller

Interview: The Story Teller A recipient of numerous prestigious awards and recognitions, artist and philosopher NS Harsha explores human interaction and narrative, forging links between Indian tradition and modern realities. Continue Reading »

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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 - 04/04/2015 15:00:00

Christie's Sonal Singh on the Growing Appeal of Indian Art

art thumb Explore the impact of Christie’s second auction in India, the growing appeal of Indian art, and what’s being auctioned this quarter 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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