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2014-10-23 08:29:12

PARIS, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A cultural centre on the Champs-Elysees... a Foundation dedicated to artistic creation... and now a superb new museum in the Bois de Boulogne just outside Paris, the French LVMH Group has established itself as a leading institution for Contemporary art in France. We know its founder, Bernard Arnault, as a passionate art lover and a discreet collector who is particularly well advised. As of next Monday, we will discover the works...

2014-10-14 08:27:15

The FIAC is one of the world's leading fairs for contemporary art. The 41st edition of this key global event continues its march in the face of increasingly fierce competition. This year, some 191 galleries from 26 different countries will be gathering together at the Grand Palais. FIAC 2013 featured 129 exhibitors from 25 countries (including 55 from France) and welcomed 73,000 visitors over the five days of the fair. The exhibitors have already revealed the...

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...

2014-09-02 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...

2014-03-04 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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