Christie’s reports soaring sales of £10m-plus art as Asian demand grows

By Angela Monaghan

Auction house is boosted by lots including £44m Brancusi and £36m Beckmann in the first half of the year

Demand among wealthy art lovers for high-value lots, including work by Constantin Brancusi and Max Beckmann, and record spending from Asian buyers boosted Christie’s auction house in the first half of the year.

The number of artworks sold for more than £10m rose to 38 in the first six months of 2017, from 14 in the same period last year.

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