Auction house sells $1.5 billion of art in three days

Christie's made history Wednesday by becoming the first auction house to cross the $1 billion mark in art sales in just one week.

Pablo Picasso's 'The Women of Algiers,'

It has been a great week for Christie's auction house as it has sold $1.54 billion of fine art and collectibles within three days.

With nine auctions held so far this week, two of its auctions make up 90% of the great sales so far.

Kicking off the great week was undefined which sold for $179.4 million on Monday, becoming the most expensive painting to ever sell at auction.

Alberto Giacometti bronze, 'L'homme au doigt,' sold at $141.3 million. Other notable sales include undefined

With six more auctions scheduled for Thursday and Friday in London and New York, the week promises to be a better one.


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