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2014-09-02 08:26:13

PARIS, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A few years back Artprice acquired Xylogic, a Swiss company created by leading scientists in 1987. Xylogic was the only company in the world producing indexes and econometric tools for an extremely powerful art market elite consisting of art experts, international auction firms, and major art collectors (see our reference document - Artprice 2013 - filed with the AMF on July 17, 2014). Artprice is regarded as the primary...

2014-08-20 12:24:57

PARIS, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A study by Tradingandipo.com In the French electricity sector a "disrupteur" is a circuit breaker. In English, the verb to disrupt means to throw into turmoil or disorder, to upset, to disturb. Over recent years, and within an astonishingly short timeframe, technological innovation and the Internet have triggered major upheavals of the established order of things with the emergence of new economic and social players that are...

2014-07-21 08:26:13

PARIS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following publication of the minutes of Artprice's AGM on 27 June 2014 together with a presentation of Artprice's "Future Outlook" (link to the online pdf file at the bottom of this page) that was discussed during the meeting, there had been substantial demand from shareholders and the market for further information. The Artprice Group hereby confirms that it is considering listing its 100%-owned subsidiary Artprice Inc. under the...

2014-03-04 12:23:23

PARIS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Artprice had sensed, and indeed written, during 2013, this was indeed the best year ever recorded in auction history (over $12 billion), and the best sale ever for Christie's in its 247 year-old history - achieved in addition for post-war and contemporary art, with an absolute record for a hammer price: $127 million. This went to a work by the British artist Francis Bacon. 2013 was marked by nearly 15,000 new records for artists, and...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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