Christie's is the world's leading art business. It has its main headquarters in London on King Street and Rockefeller Plaza in New York.
Christie's was founded in 1766 by James Christie. In 2015 its sales totalled around five billion British Pounds. Here you can find a compilation of all DW content referring to the auction house.
The recent Neymar football transfer was emblematic of the obscene games of the ultra-rich. With the record auction of Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi," the art world now has its own symbol, says Torsten Landsberg.