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Christie's previews relay-style hybrid auction

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The art world is poised to experience a new type of auction as Christie's prepares to hold a relay-style version of its spring sale postponed by the pandemic. Auctioneers will pass the gavel from Hong Kong, to New York City, London, and Paris. (July 8)
 
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