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Christie's becomes first international fine art auction house to operate independently in mainland China
General view of the atmosphere at the Inaugural Oceana Ball hosted by Christie's at Christie's on April 8, 2013 in New York City. Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for Grey Goose/AFP.


NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces that it will hold auctions in Shanghai beginning autumn 2013, having become the first international fine art auction company to be granted a license to operate independently in mainland China.

As the global leader in the art market, this development represents an important milestone in Christie’s 247 year history. Christie’s has cultivated long term relationships with the art community in China since becoming the first international auction house to open a representative office in Shanghai in 1994, during which time China has become one of the largest and fastest-growing art markets in the world. The number of clients from mainland China bidding at Christie’s global auctions has doubled since 2008. This growing client base participates increasingly in Christie’s auction centers in London, New York, Hong Kong and Paris.

Steven P. Murphy, Chief Executive Officer of Christie's says, “This development makes Christie’s the first international auction house able to directly conduct auctions in China under its own brand, and will offer collectors a more direct access to our global network and expertise. The art market continues to grow at a tremendous rate due to the burgeoning interest in art particularly in Asia and China; now Christie’s will be able to engage with our clients in Shanghai in the same way that we have done over many years in London, Paris, New York and Hong Kong.”





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