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Friday, August 19, 2011

‘The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor’ Tour Dates Announced

Photo Credit: Christie's
Admirers of Elizabeth Taylor will have a chance to view many of her most cherished items as they will appear on a world tour before going up for auction at Christie’s.

The international auction house unveiled the dates of a landmark series of public exhibitions and special events around the world. The tour will begin in Moscow and go through major cities in Europe, Asia the Middle East and the U.S. before returning to New York for a final 10-day exhibition and the four-day sale at Christie’s Rockefeller Center headquarters in December. The auction house will devote its gallery space to the exhibition and sale to what it is calling, "The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor."

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Christie’s said it will donate a portion of the money generated through exhibition admissions, events and publications to The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. Founded in l991, ETAF provides funding to AIDS service organizations throughout the world to assist those living with HIV and AIDS.

The exhibition tour schedule and sale dates are as follows:

September 15-16
GUM, Red Square 3

September 24-26
Christie's, 8 King Street, St. James’s

Los Angeles:
October 13-16
Venue TBD

October 23
Jumeirah Emirates Towers

November 11-12
Four Seasons Hotel, 33 quai des Bergues

November 16-17
Christie's, 9 avenue Matignon

Hong Kong:
November 24-27
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center

New York:
December 3-12
Christie's, 20 Rockefeller Plaza

The Legendary Jewels, Evening Sale, December 13

Jewelry (Sessions II & II), December 14

The Icon and her Haute Couture, Evening Sale, December 14

Fashion and Accessories (Sessions II, III & IV), December 15

Fine and Decorative Art & Film Memorabilia, December 16, including costumes