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2011-09-25 14:35:00

The world's billionaires have finally discovered the "ultimate safe haven" investments for their money! Now they're actively shelling out fortunes to acquire "world-famous paintings," which have officially outperformed all other investment asset classes --- including stocks and bonds, mutual funds, exchange traded funds, real estate, commodities, currencies and even gold and highly leveraged hedge funds. And thanks to the Internet, Google Images has brought Art Appreciation to the forefront...

2011-06-09 13:45:00

PARIS, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boursica.com: Could you remind us of how Artprice was created? Thierry Ehrmann: It was first of all an enormous amount of collective work involving incredible art historians. In just 14 years, we bought up almost all the editorial funds in Europe and the USA and now we're working on Asia. This covers art publishing houses, art editorial funds worldwide and assets representing over EUR30 million. (Photo:...

2011-03-19 10:17:00

PARIS, March 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- According to Thierry Ehrmann, founder and CEO of Artprice, world leader in art market information, "this unprecedented news represents a turning point in the history of the global art market: China is now the number 1 in terms of Fine art auction revenue." It took just three years for China to jump from third place (previously occupied by France) in 2007 to first place in 2010, ahead of the UK and the USA, the grand masters of the market...

2011-03-08 12:07:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- March is National Women's History Month celebrating this year's theme "Our History is Our Strength," highlighting the unique sphere of women's achievements. This year's theme, touching on strength rooted in history, has a proverbial ring for media expert and Organic Marketing(TM) pioneer, Gillian Christie, founder and CEO of Christie Communications (www.christiecomm.com), a company with a rich history and a dynamic vision to redefine...

2011-02-21 05:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NBA Wife Jackie Christie shined as she debuted her fall winter 2011 "JACKIE CHRISTIE BLACK COLLECTION" at the NBA All-Star Fashion Nite Tip-Off on Thursday night at Los Angeles hot spot Boulevard3. Jackie Christie showcased her collection alongside NBA athletes and other popular Los Angeles-based designers at the event, which was hosted by the Athletes vs. Cancer Foundation. The All-Star Fashion Nite Tip-Off was presented by Los Angeles...

2010-09-13 07:24:00

PARIS, September 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- France's major economic newspaper Les Echos reports, in an article by Martine Robert, having had access to the famous report on the Paris auction place commissioned by French Minister for Justice after the Savoyards scandal. The 10 September 2010 report highlights the decline and lack of transparency of the 70 auction houses. "Organised conservatism", "minimalist governance", a "closed statutory system" and "outdated working...

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2010-08-26 06:47:16

Personal effects and science equipment belonging to a physicist who accompanied Captain Robert Falcon Scott on his ill-fated expedition to Antarctica will be put up for sale in London next month, Christie's auctioneers announced Wednesday. Canadian scientist Charles Seymour Wright was part of the support team that set off with Captain Scott's 1910 expedition. Wright turned back after a year, leaving Scott and four others to continue to the South Pole. Nearly a year later, when Scott failed...

2010-08-05 10:00:00

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) recently lent its security expertise as a consultant and integrator for a security infrastructure upgrade at the North American headquarters of world-renowned Christie's Auction House. The project enabled Christie's to centralize its security operations, reduce risk and improve event response times across multiple sites. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080725/DIEBOLDLOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-06-04 11:01:00

SWANSEA, Wales, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- David Gill, archaeologist, reflects on the call by an Italian prosecutor for the return of three lots due to be auctioned in New York. The seizure of a major photographic dossier in the Geneva Freeport continues to have an impact for those seeking to sell antiquities. Three items due to be auctioned in June 2010 appear to be close to items that feature in the Polaroid images. The objects consist of a Roman marble youth, a South Italian terracotta...


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