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Inside Christie's Episode 2 /

As Christie's celebrates its 250th anniversary, this two-part series follows the drama behind iconic art auctions across the globe to reveal how the world's biggest auction house operates. In the second episode, the program goes behind the scenes in London and China as staff, experts, advi...

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Other Authors: Infobase,, BBC (Firm)
Format: Video
Language: English
Published: [Place of publication not identified] : BBC, [2016]
Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (50 min., 41 sec)) : sound, color.
Series: Inside Christie's: The World's Biggest Auction House.
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Summary: As Christie's celebrates its 250th anniversary, this two-part series follows the drama behind iconic art auctions across the globe to reveal how the world's biggest auction house operates. In the second episode, the program goes behind the scenes in London and China as staff, experts, advisers, and buyers set art trends, prices, reserves, and records.
Item Description: Originally released by BBC, 2016.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on December 11, 2017.
A Tumultuous Year for Christie's (4:50); Defining British Art Sale (3:12); Preparing for the Auction (4:43); Auctions in China (5:27); Ruben's for Sale (3:49); Dragon Jar (5:56); Ruben's Up for Auction (7:07); British Art Sale (3:02); Bidders Arrive (4:00); China Is a Priority (2:14); Opening Museums (5:11); Credits: Inside Christie's: Episode 2 (0:35);
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As Christie's celebrates its 250th anniversary, this two-part series follows the drama behind iconic art auctions across the globe to reveal how the world's biggest auction house operates. In the second episode, the program goes behind the scenes in London and China as staff, experts, advisers, and buyers set art trends, prices, reserves, and records.
9 - 12, Academic/AP.
Streaming video file.
System requirements: Films On Demand platform.
Closed-captioned.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (50 min., 41 sec)) : sound, color.
Format: Streaming video file.
System requirements: Films On Demand platform.
Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP.
Access: Access requires authentication through Films On Demand.