Christie's Lates: The Artisan Edition

December 2nd, 2022 @ 6:00pm GMT - 9:00pm GMT

Christie's Lates: The Artisan Edition
About this event

This December, Christie’s Lates celebrates the art of craftsmanship.
Join us after hours to preview breathtaking art from our Classic
Week sales, alongside talks by artisans, panel discussions,
interactive workshops and more. Entry is free and open to all.



Specialist tours of Macabre: Fantasized by Benjamin Spiers
6:30pm and 8:30pm

Christie's specialists Jakob Angner and Lucy Speelman in
conversation with artist and co-curator, Benjamin Spiers


Conversation with Edward Bulmer

Edward Bulmer (interior designer, architectural historian and
'colourman') shares tips on picture hanging and decorating in time
for your next interior design project

Panel discussion | Why Making Matters

Helen Chislett (journalist and author), will be joined in conversation
by Kit Kemp (creative director and founder of Firmdale Hotels and Kit Kemp Design Studio), Lulu
Lytle (founder and creative director of Soane Britain) and Chris Cox
(creative director and co-founder of Cox London)


Workshops - Throughout the evening 

Goldwork embroidery with Hand & Lock
Get your hands dirty with the embroidery house who provide
embellishment services to the Royal Family, top European design
houses, the Royal Armed Forces and Savile Row

Japanese hammer work with master silversmith Wayne Meeten

Find out how to bring silver to life with master maker, Wayne Meeten,
who uses his extensive knowledge, informed by his training in Japan
and the UK to create strikingly tactile designs


Demonstrations - Throughout the evening

Old Master Painting restoration
With picture restorer, Angelica Pediconi

Fromental handmade wallpaper live demonstration
Discover the creative process behind Fromental's iconic handpainted,
embroidered and printed wallcoverings

Relaunch of Franco Maria Ricci's FMR Magazine
Learn about traditional publishing in a digital world with FMR. The art magazine directed by Edoardo
Pepino and Laura Casalis Ricci

Embroidery with Lora Avedian, textile artist and designer
Take inspiration from Lora Avedian as she applies traditional
embroidery and embellishment techniques to create modern

Leather-working with Mary Wing To, leather artisan designer
and whip maker

Watch and learn as Mary Wing To creates designs that add a new
twist to the evolution and fine tradition of leather craftsmanship

Seekd featuring Mocielli
Discover the beauty and symbolism of gemstones and unique jewellery design

Wednesday's Domaine tasting
Experience the new frontier of alcohol-free wine

Christie's London
8 King Street
London, England SW1Y 6QT
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December 2nd, 2022 @ 6:00pm GMT - 9:00pm GMT
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