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Phillips and Invaluable Announce Partnership for Online Bidding on the Invaluable Marketplace

Partnership to Kick Off with Phillips’ Evening & Day Editions Auction on April 25; Real-Time Online Bids to be Accepted Through Invaluable.com and the Invaluable Mobile App

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Thursday, April 21, 2016 8:30 am EDT

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BOSTON
"I am very proud to welcome Phillips, one of the world’s top auction houses, to the Invaluable marketplace as we continue our mission to become the single destination marketplace for the most sought-after art and collectibles in the world"

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Invaluable, the world’s leading online marketplace for buying fine art, antiques and collectibles, and Phillips, a leading global platform for buying and selling 20th and 21st century art and design, today announced the launch of a new partnership to offer Phillips catalogs for online bidding on the Invaluable marketplace. Phillips will live-stream sales on Invaluable starting with the Evening & Day Editions Including Works on Paper auction on April 25, 2016. With this news, Invaluable’s buyers from over 200 countries around the world will have access to bid in real-time in Phillips’ upcoming sales, both on Invaluable.com and through Invaluable’s mobile app.

“I am very proud to welcome Phillips, one of the world’s top auction houses, to the Invaluable marketplace as we continue our mission to become the single destination marketplace for the most sought-after art and collectibles in the world,” said Rob Weisberg, Invaluable CEO. “We are very excited to officially launch the partnership by live-streaming Phillips’ Evening & Day Editions auction, which we know will be very popular with our clientele.”

“We are pleased to extend the reach of our auction sales globally through the Invaluable marketplace and its discerning buyers of fine art,” said Megan Newcome, Director of Phillips Digital Strategy. “Collectors are increasingly engaging with the art world online and this initiative is one more step in establishing Phillips as an international leader in auctions and innovation.”

Phillips’ Evening & Day Editions Including Works on Paper auction will offer 346 lots, featuring works by icons of 20th century art, including Andy Warhol, Yves Klein, Keith Haring and Roy Lichtenstein. A variety of media will be represented, from Yves Klein’s Victoire de Samothrace to fluorescently inked screenprints by Keith Haring and KAWS, to both ceramics and works on paper by Pablo Picasso. The auction will also include a range of works by Cy Twombly created between 1969 and 1996, along with portfolios by Donald Judd and Sol LeWitt.

Highlights from the Evening Sale (lots 1-99), which starts at 6pm EDT on April 25, 2016, include Andy Warhol’s Moonwalk, 1987 (estimated at $200,000 - $300,000), Keith Haring’s Self-Portrait, 1989 (estimated at $120,000 - $180,000), Yves Klein’s Victoire de Samothrace, 1962 (estimated at $100,000 - $150,000) and Keith Haring’s Retrospect, 1989 (estimated at $100,000 - $150,000).

Highlights from the Day Sale (lots 100-346), which starts at 11am EDT on April 25, 2016, include Joan Miró’s L’Astre du Marécage, 1967, Gerhard Richter’s Haggadah (P2), 2006, Takashi Murakami’ Snow Moon Flower, 2002 and Sol LeWitt’s Lines In Color on Color From Corners Sides and Centers to Specific Points on a Grid, 1978, all estimated at $10,000 - $15,000.

For more information on the auction or to place bids on Invaluable, please visit www.Invaluable.com.

About Phillips
Phillips is a leading global platform for buying and selling 20th and 21st century art and design. With dedicated expertise in the areas of Art, Design, Photographs, Editions, Watches, and Jewelry, Phillips offers professional services and advice on all aspects of collecting. Auctions and exhibitions are held at salerooms in New York, London, Geneva, and Hong Kong, while clients are further served through representative offices based throughout Europe, the United States and Asia. Phillips also offers an online auction platform accessible anywhere in the world.

About Invaluable
Invaluable is the world’s leading online marketplace for buying fine art, antiques and collectibles. Working with more than 4,000 of the world’s premier auction houses, dealers and galleries, Invaluable helps buyers from 200 countries connect with the things they love. With best-in-class online bidding technology, along with a fixed-price retail platform, Invaluable provides sellers with e-commerce and marketing solutions, as well as auction management software. Recently called “one of the fastest growing e-commerce sites in the art world” by Blouin ArtInfo, Invaluable has also been recognized by Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500™ and the 2015 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® program. Headquartered in Boston, Invaluable also has offices in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium and Australia. For more information, visit www.Invaluable.com or follow us on Twitter at @InvaluableLive.

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Phillips
Michael Sherman, 212-940-1384
Chief Communications Officer
msherman@phillips.com
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Invaluable
Colleen McCormick, 617-746-9825
Director of Communications
cmccormick@invaluable.com