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Preview Tour of Post War Art Auction at Christie's
Sunday, May 6, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
The Kellogg Alumni Club of New York
invites you to a preview tour of
The Post-War & Contemporary
Art Auction at Christie's
Please join Kellogg Alumni for a private tour previewing the spring post-war and contemporary art auctions at Christie's. Our tour guide, Saara Pritchard, is a specialist in the Post-War and Contemporary Art Department in New York. The tour will last approximately 45 minutes; afterwards, there will be a brunch hosted by Christie's where you will have an opportunity to ask questions about Christies and make inquiries about the art. After brunch, you will be free to walk the preview at your leisure, as the building does not open to the public until 1pm. Christie's representatives will be available to answer additional questions. We hope you can join us! Maximum: 25 people.
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|09:30 am||Meet in Lobby of Christie's|
|10:00 am||Private tour led by Saara Pritchard|
|10:45 am||Tour Ends|
|11:00 am||Brunch at Christie's|
|12:15 pm||Brunch ends|
|12:20 pm||Free viewing period begins|
|01:00 pm||Building opens to the public|
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This event is by invitation only.
About The Tour Leader
Saara Pritchard is specialist in the Post-War and Contemporary Art Department at Christies in New York. She joined the auction house in 2010 and is responsible for cataloguing and researching the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale. She began her career as a project coordinator and researcher working on single owner sales of works from The Collection of Michael Crichton, The Collection of Max Palevsky and The Collection of Robert Shapazian.
Saara earned an M.A. degree in History of Art and Connoisseurship in Modern and Contemporary Art from Christie's Education in London, United Kingdom. She earned her B.A. from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. with a double major in Art History and Psychology.
Christie’s is a world leading buyer & seller of art with global auction and private sales totaling $5.7 billion in 2011. Founded in 1766 by James Christie, the firm 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 conducts 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 to over $100 million.
The auction house has 53 offices in 32 countries and 10 salerooms around the world including in 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. The Christie’s name and showrooms speaks of extraordinary art, unparalleled service and expertise, as well as international glamour.