One Day in the Auction World with Christie’s Education
Christie’s Education takes you to behind-the-scenes at Christie’s, the world’s leading art business.
We will discover masterpiece artworks and iconic collections that define modern and contemporary collecting, and unpack how record prices are achieved at auctions. Through a mock auction, you will experience auction dynamics and the psychology of bidding.
A handling session with our specialists from the luxury categories will take you to explore issues of connoisseurship, including condition, provenance, rarity and valuation. We conclude with a guided tour at our Modern and Contemporary Art auction preview, where we will discuss the state of the art market.
What you will learn
- Understand the function of an auction house within the art world ecosystem
- Discover masterpieces and iconic collections over the decades
- Learn about the auction process, from consignment to bidding