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November 29, 2013 - by Anson Aswat


Participation as the “Official Luxury Real Estate Partner” of the contemporary and modern art fair furthers the increasing synergies between consumers of luxury real estate and fine art NEW YORK, NY

Participation as the “Official Luxury Real Estate Partner” of the contemporary and modern art fair furthers the increasing synergies between consumers of luxury real estate and fine art

NEW YORK, NY – Christie’s International Real Estate continues to strengthen global ties between fine art and high end real estate, returning for its second year as the “Official Luxury Real Estate Partner” of the Art Miami international contemporary and modern art fair.  Now entering its 24th edition, the highly anticipated event will take place December 3rd through 8th during what is known as Art Week in South Florida, when thousands of collectors from around the world converge on the area to visit a multitude of art fairs.

The partnership with Christie’s International Real Estate, the world’s leading luxury real estate network, extends to Art Miami’s sister fair, CONTEXT, which focuses on emerging and cutting edge contemporary art.

Located within Midtown Miami’s Wynwood Arts District, the fairs are adjacent to each other, connected by a courtyard with a lounge and special exhibitions of video and sculptural projects.  Together, they will feature 190 galleries from 22 countries within 250,000 square feet of curated indoor and outdoor exhibition space.

“We are very pleased to once again sponsor this premier event, promoting the natural overlay of fine art and high value residential sales on a global stage,” said Bonnie Stone Sellers, CEO of Christie’s International Real Estate. “This partnership has been a strong step in our ongoing effort to further position Christie’s International Real Estate and its affiliates while bolstering key relationships worldwide. With our real estate network being the only one of its kind owned by a fine art auction house, we have a firm grasp of the results driven excellence and quality service that are necessary in cultivating and sustaining connections of this caliber.”

Throughout the duration of the fair, Christie’s International Real Estate will host an interactive booth at the entrance of Art Miami, exhibiting luxury residential real estate offerings from around the globe.  The hands on display will afford Art Miami visitors an up close look at over 14,000 exquisite properties presented by the network’s global affiliates.  The event will also feature the co sponsorship and onsite participation of 13 Christie’s International firms (bulleted below) and an invitation only, VIP champagne reception for top Christie’s International Real Estate clientele.  Cosponsors of the six day event include:

Brown Harris Stevens in New York City

EWM Realty International  in Miami

HG Christie in The Bahamas

Hilton & Hyland Real Estate in Beverly Hills

One Caribbean Estates in Barbados

Pacific Union International in San Francisco

Premier Estate Properties in Boca Raton

Regency International Estates in Turks and Caicos Islands

ReMind Group in Buenos Aires

Rimontgó in Valencia, Spain

Sibarth Real Estate in Saint Barthélemy

Ploumis Sotiropoulos in Greece

Long & Foster Real Estate throughout the Mid Atlantic region

“This partnership has been a natural fit for our two entities, and it is an honor to once again be working in tandem with such an esteemed network as Christie’s International Real Estate,” said Nick Korniloff, Director of Art Miami and Director and Partner of Art Miami, LLC.  “Together, we look forward to another successful season and putting a bigger spotlight on fine art and unique offerings from around the world.”

In its 2012 edition, Art Miami, with its renowned gallery like exhibition space, reported optimal sales and record breaking crowds of more than 60,000 collectors, museum professionals, art world luminaries and enthusiasts.  Boasting a rich history as the longest running contemporary art fair in Miami, the fair will once again provide an intimate look at some of the most important works at the forefront of the international contemporary art movement.


About Christie’s International Real Estate Christie’s International Real Estate is an invitation only affiliate network composed of the world’s most proven and qualified real estate specialists in the luxury residential sector. The company has offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, Beverly Hills, Chicago, and Palm Beach, and approximately 136 global affiliates with 25,000 real estate professionals in more than 40 countries. For additional information about Christie’s International Real Estate, please

About Art Miami Miami’s longest running contemporary art fair, Art Miami will be held from December 3 through December 8, 2013. As the anchor art fair for the City of Miami, the fair will return with a compelling array of modern and contemporary artwork from more than 120 international galleries. Art Miami will be held in an elegant 125,000 square foot pavilion in Miami’s burgeoning Wynwood Arts District. Art Miami’s highly anticipated Opening Night VIP Preview, on Tuesday, December 3, 2012, will benefit Pérez Art Museum Miami. (

About CONTEXT CONTEXT is the sister fair to Art Miami now entering its second edition. Trendsetting galleries from around the globe will exhibit in a state of the art 45,000 square foot pavilion directly adjacent to Art Miami. CONTEXT will feature a select group of 65 galleries representing exceptional emerging and mid career artists, including solo artist installations, immersive environments, curated projects and multimedia exhibits. CONTEXT’s must see Opening Night VIP Preview, on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, will benefit Pérez Art Museum Miami. (


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