March 17, 2010

Christie’s Education presents an Exclusive Study Trip to Art Basel

Christie's Education
Image: Courtesy of Art Basel
Art in America

Space is limited to 15 participants to ensure a private, behind-the-scenes experience.

To register, or to learn more about this unique travel opportunity, please contact +1 212 355 1501 or [email protected]

Trip Highlights:

– Exclusive entrance to the opening Vernissage of Art Basel 41

– Special arrangements to visit the fair: Guests will attend the “invitation only” day of the art fair and return the following day to have international booth owners walk them through their exhibitions

– Exquisite attention to detail at every turn: Guests will enjoy special accommodations with an elegant afternoon tea at the legendary, 5-star Les Trois Rois hotel and dinner at the historic Kronenhalle, a meeting point for actors, painters and writers

– A visit to the Fondation Beyeler to view works by Giacometti, Rothko and Lichtenstein

– A day at the Kunsthaus Zürich to view its rich collection that includes works by Modernists and Surrealist masters

– Access to rarely seen private collections

Trip Information:

– Trip Dates: June 12-17, 2010
– Trip Fee: 6,375 USD (without airfare)
– Registration: +1 212 355 1501 or [email protected]

About Christie’s Education
Christie’s Education, New York has been designated as a degree-granting institution by the New York State Board of Regents. Our Master’s program in Modern Art, Connoisseurship and the History of the Art Market is registered with the New York State Education Department. A part-time Certificate option in this field of study is also available. In 2007, Christie’s Education, New York was accredited by the New York State Board of Regents and the Commissioner of Education in their capacity as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Our new Christie’s Art Business Course will begin in September 2010. Its flexible evening schedule is perfect for both art professionals and newcomers to the field.

Christie’s Education, New York also offers several short courses on topics as diverse as fine art, wine and jewelry. Each course provides participants with a unique, behind-the-scenes view of the art world.

About Christie’s
Christie’s, the world’s leading art business had global auction and private sales in 2009 that totaled 2.1 billion GBP/3.3 billion USD. Christie’s is a name and place that speaks of extraordinary art, unparalleled service and expertise, as well as international glamour. Founded in 1766 by James Christie, Christie’s conducted the greatest auctions of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, and today remains a popular showcase for the unique and the beautiful. Christie’s offers over 450 sales annually in over 80 categories, including all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewellery, photographs, collectibles, wine, and more. Prices range from 200 USD to over 80 million USD. Christie’s has 53 offices in 30 countries and 10 salerooms around the world including London, New York, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Amsterdam, Dubai and Hong Kong. More recently, Christie’s has led the market with expanded initiatives in emerging and new markets such as Russia, China, India and the United Arab Emirates, with successful sales and exhibitions in Beijing, Mumbai and Dubai.

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