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2014-10-01 08:26:38

TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Heffel Fine Art Auction House, Canada's National Auction House, is launching an innovative fine art online auction platform called HO(2 )(Heffel Online 2), on October 1, 2014. As the Canadian fine art industry's leader, Heffel's HO(2) will engage collectors to acquire quality works of fine art at entry-level prices. The HO(2) venture is designed to accommodate large volume corporate collections and to promote the Canadian art market on an encompassing...

2014-09-29 04:21:06

PARIS, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thierry Ehrmann, the CEO and founder of Artprice: Artprice.com is pleased to present its eighth exclusive report on the contemporary art market. Download it now on Artprice for free: http://imgpublic.artprice.com/pdf/artprice-contemporary-2013-2014-en.pdf It contains original rankings, such as the Top 500 contemporary artists according to turnover. Artprice permanently enriches its databanks with information...

2014-08-08 12:28:29

NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The online auction house Auctionata (www.auctionata.com), founded in Berlin in February 2012, reports continued above-average growth in the first half of 2014 with total sales(1 )reaching EUR12 million ($16.1 million), a 96% increase over the second half of 2013, when sales totaled EUR6,1 ($8.2 million). Adjusted net revenues(2 )reached of EUR3,6 million (US $4.8 million), an increase of 211% compared to the second half of 2013. In June 2014 net revenue...

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...

2014-06-11 16:25:25

LONDON and NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TBWA was today announced as Sotheby's (BID) global strategic and creative agency partner. The TBWA\London office, which has been working on a project basis with Sotheby's over the past two months will lead the account. Sotheby's, founded 1744, is a pioneering art business that operates 90 offices in 40 countries, with principal salesrooms located in New York, London, Paris, Geneva and Hong Kong. Sotheby's has broadened its focus from...

2014-05-22 08:26:16

MIAMI, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two original Picasso drawings and one of Francisco Botero's most sought-after sculptures are among the 95 prized artworks entered in Beaux Auctions' May 27 absentee and online-only sale. Every piece included in the fine art and antiques auction has been personally chosen and carefully curated by Beaux Auctions, and most will be offered without reserve. Additionally, each of the sale's headliners is accompanied by a written study prepared during the...

2014-04-25 16:22:35

Egan-Jones Joins Glass Lewis in Supporting Sotheby's and Rejecting All of Third Point's Nominees NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) today announced that Egan-Jones Proxy Services, a leading independent proxy advisory firm, has recommended that Sotheby's shareholders vote "FOR" ALL 12 of Sotheby's director nominees on the GREEN proxy card at the Company's 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on 6 May 2014. Egan-Jones is the second proxy...


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