See Christie’s Auctioneer Lydia Fenet’s Favorite Works From artnet Galleries
The auctioneer and author shares the works that top her current wishlist.
Auction house maven Lydia Fenet has taken the art market by storm. As the global head of strategic partnerships and the lead benefit auctioneer at Christie’s, Fenet is a familiar face to anyone who attends the auction house’s lively galas.
She effortlessly commands the room with the kind of easygoing, friendly confidence that few auctioneers can hope to achieve and now, with her new book, The Most Powerful Woman in the Room Is You, she is sharing the secrets to her success with a new generation of women.
We caught up with Fenet to find out which works of art from artnet Galleries currently top her own personal wishlist—and a few of her other favorite things.
Lydia’s Dream Artworks
I Can Feel You Everywhere
Prince, Untitled (from Cowboys & Girlfriends)
Lydia’s Favorite Things
New artist: Mallory Page
Party favor: Monogrammed Clé de Peau lipstick
Breakfast food: I have never been much of a breakfast eater—breakfast is usually a venti skim latte from Starbucks.
Way to celebrate a success: Dinner in the private room at Legacy Records with my closest friends
Way to spend a Sunday: Breakfast at the Standard Grill, kids day at the Whitney Museum followed by a walk on the High Line
Show to binge watch: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Item to take on a long flight: Lingua Franca cashmere travel set
Job she’s ever had: The one I have right now
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