Kelly Crow

Kelly Crow


Kelly Crow is a staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal covering the wild and woolly art market. A native of Edmond, Okla., she lives everywhere, NY, DC.

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From the inside out — 10 scenes from the artist’s window

@phillipsauction  says it’ll hold it’s spring series of HK sales starting July 5

Breaking scoop: @Gagosian ⁩ to offer Picasso drawing for $10 million that previously belonged to @ngadc 

Billionaire art collector Adrian Cheng to distribute free face masks in vending machines throughout Hong Kong:

Wonderful essay. My family was set to spend next week in Madrid, so this will take its place. via @NewYorker 

@ChristiesInc  says 95% of its top 500 earners volunteered to take a 10-20% pay cut between April-July so house can pay its lower-pay workers and avoid layoffs.

Since @Sothebys  has already booked the HK Convention Center the week of July 5, rival @ChristiesInc  will preview its Asian goods in three locations but sell in its smaller saleroom in Alexandra House in Central HK. Finding out where @phillipsauction  will sell in tandem.

Private sales alert: @ChristiesInc  says it's privately sold pieces in the past two weeks ranging from £40K ($50K) to over £30m ($35m).

From 2013 to 2017, @ChristiesInc ⁩ global private sales team conducted $189 million in private sales that should have been taxed in New York, prosecutors said

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Record set for a work by a living artist as dealer Bob Mnuchin, father of the U.S. Treasury Secretary, wins this $80m hammer ($91m w/ @ChristiesInc  fees) Jeff Koons’ “Rabbit.” Price tops $90.3m paid last fall for a David Hockney

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RIP I.M. Pei, who has died at age 102. What a life he led and how grateful we are for the gorgeous structures he left behind.

@Sothebys  starts bidding for this Basquiat at the artist's $57m record, then 3 bidders jump in, up to $68m....

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@Sothebys wraps up its cty sale that will be remembered for that $12.1m Banksy monkey business ?

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Making hay! A blonde woman sitting in @Sothebys  back row & wielding paddle #989  just paid $97m hammer ($110.7m w/ fees) a record for Claude Monet’s “Haystacks” — a record for the artist or any impressionist @Sothebys  Go to my insta story @KellyCrowWSJ  to watch the sale live @WSJ 

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Breaking scoop! After ‘life-changing’ visit, Kanye West pledges $10 million to James Turrell’s art project

“It’s an incredible piece of history, & losing it was a colossal mistake for NASA.” How @nasa  lost the moon via @WSJ 

That’s all, folks. @Sotheby ’s, once the oldest company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, ceased trading and today it begins operating as a private company. @WSJ 

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Medieval ivory chess piece of a prison guard, just sold for £735K ($927,423) over low est @Sothebys  London. Piece is one of 5 thought missing from famous Lewis chessmen set that helped inspire lots of folklore (inc Harry Potter)

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