September 3, 2009

CHRISTIE’S EDUCATION: Call for Applications

Christie's Education

Speakers include David Christie, New York Public Library Print Collection; David Acton, Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Worchester Art Museum; Phil Sanders, Director of the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop and Robin Reisenfeld, Associate Professor, Christie’s Education.

The course is organized by Julie Reiss, Associate Professor, Christie’s Education. The course will be offered on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., beginning September 29 through October 20. Classes will take place at Christie’s Education, 11 West 42nd Street. There will be a sale walkthrough with a Christie’s specialist on Sunday, October 25 at 12:00 p.m.

Dates: September 29, October 6, 13, 20 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and October 25 at 12:00 p.m.

Cost: 450 USD

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Tel +1 212 355 1501

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 full-time graduate program in Modern Art, Connoisseurship and the History of the Art Market is registered with the New York State Education Department. Teaching methods are based on investigating works of art in order to train through direct exposure to art-world practice. Each piece of work a student undertakes is related to professional practice, from curatorial and acquisition report writing, to review writing and artifact analysis, as well as training in auction house cataloguing.

Christie’s Education short courses are non-degree programs run in conjunction with Christie’s auction house that address a wide variety of topics. These courses include full-day master classes, evening lecture series, and study trips away from New York.

About Christie’s
Christie’s, the world’s leading art business, had global auction and private sales in 2008 that totaled 2.8 billion GBP/5.1 billion USD. For the first half of 2009, art sales totaled 1.2 billion GBP/1.8 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 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 Middle East, with successful sales and exhibitions in Beijing, Mumbai and Dubai.

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