Last Tuesday, one of the largest auction houses, Christie's opened its new office in Russia. According to RIA Novosti, the Moscow branch located at the corner of Vozdvizhenka and Mokhovaya streets. Also appointed as the new director of the Russian representative office. They became Matthew Stevenson, who previously held by the London evening auction "Impressionist and Modern Art". "Despite the fact that Christie's has worked in Russia for about 17 years and had their representatives in Moscow, we did not have offices, which could come clients to meet with catalogs, get advice on bidding, storage and security works of art, - told the agency Stevenson. - We chose the place for a long time and finally found the perfect office, which will be convenient to work for us and customers. We even decided to difficult parking problem - we have our own parking lot. " At the auction houses are now 54 offices in 31 countries. A trading platforms scattered around the world - in London, New York, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Amsterdam, Dubai and Hong Kong. His main rival, Sotheby's, settled in the Russian capital in 2007.