Sotheby?s announced the appointment of Sam Hines as Worldwide Head of its Watch Division. Based in Hong Kong, Sam Hines will lead the international team of Sotheby?s Watch specialists and work with them on the company?s flagship sales in Geneva, New York, Hong Kong and London, while continuing to advise watch collectors. Show More Summary
Back in December 2017, famed auction house Sotheby’s hosted its first ever sale dedicated to street art. The auction was hosted in partnership with the Hong Kong Contemporary Art Foundation (HOCA). 32 works were donated by 29 international street artists including established names such as Invader, Vhils, Shepard Fairey and José Parlá. The final sales […]
Sotheby?s will open its 2018 London wine auctions on 24 January with an extraordinary single-owner collection which has been stored in a secret grotto hewn by hand from the base of a rock face, located in a particularly beautiful part of Northern Europe. Show More Summary
This week I sit down with Brooke Lampley, vice chairman of the fine art division at Sotheby’s. Lampley is a specialist in Impressionist and modern art, and previously ran that department at Christie’s, where she sold over a billion dollars of paintings and sculptures. Show More Summary
Sotheby?s will offer nearly 30 European paintings from the extraordinary private collection of J.E. Safra in the Evening and Day auctions of Master Paintings on 1 & 2 February. Offering a wide range of styles, spanning from the 17thShow More Summary
This Spring, Sotheby?s will present a remarkable selection of Old Master drawings from the esteemed collection of Christian and Isabelle Adrien. The result of a lifetime of passion for painting and drawing, the cherished pieces in the collection together offer one of the most fascinating insights into the act of drawing seen in recent years. Show More Summary
RM Sotheby?s announced final featured entries for its fifth annual Paris sale, 7 February at Place Vauban during Rétromobile week. The 84 vehicles on offer are led by a supremely original 1953 Ferrari 166 MM Spider, chassis no. 0272 M. Show More Summary
Sotheby?s begins the 2018 auctions in New York with Americana Week: We the People. Comprised of exceptional and historically important examples of American furniture and decorative arts, silver, folk art, ceramics, books and more, the...Show More Summary
Following the great success of the last four ?Of Royal and Noble Descent? sales, Sotheby?s London will present a further selection of 256 fascinating royal and aristocratic heirlooms on 17 January 2018. The sale is spearheaded by anShow More Summary
Sotheby?s New York Evening auction of Master Paintings on 1 February 2018 will offer a monumental and striking painting by Titian and his workshop. One of only two known versions of the subject by the artist, Saint Margaret (estimate...Show More Summary
artistsanimals: Title: Four Boars in a Landscape Artist: Rosa Bonheur Medium: Oil on canvas Size: 12 5/8 by 18 1/8 in., 32 by 46 cm Source: Sothebys.com
Last year, a 1987 Lamborghini Countach sold for over $500K. This year, RM Sotheby’s will be auctioning off another rare Lamborghini Countach, specifically a special 25th anniversary edition from 1991. Officially unveiled by the company at the 1988 Grand Prix at Monza in Italy, this 1991 25th anniversary edition flaunts a crisp white exterior with bright […]
After a racecar was sold as a work of contemporary art, a December auction put automotive crossover appeal on display.
Exhibition at London auction house features ‘hugely inspiring’ work by artists creating outside the mainstream The first exhibition of outsider art to be held at Sotheby’s will open at the London auction house next week, showing a lifesize...Show More Summary
An exceptionally rare, pre-war Alfa G1 with 6.3-liter side-valve inline-six engine gets updates before it heads to Arizona sale in January The post First-generation Alfa Romeo heads to RM Sotheby’s appeared first on LUXUO.
It's car auction season, and the notable consignments keep rolling in. The latest big-ticket car? None other than a Bugatti Chiron, the French supercar that began deliveries this past March. RM Sotheby's will offer the supercar at its Paris, France, auction that kicks off on February 7, and we're warning you now, the sale estimates are...
Despite a rocky recent ride, Alfa Romeo stirs the emotions of car fans like few other brands. Its racing history, and cars like the 1921 G1 you see here, are why. RM Sothebys will be auctioning this 1921 G1 in Phoenix, Arizona next month, where it’s expected to sell for around $2 million. Why? Well, […]
Sotheby?s concluded their 2017 auctions last week, reaching an annual sales total of $4.7 billion that represents a 13.1% increase over their 2016 results. From the record-breaking sale of Jean-Michel Basquiat?s 1982 masterpiece Untitled...Show More Summary
The G1 was built to support Alfa Romeo's racing activities and was marketed to the same upscale clientele as Rolls-Royce, Hispano Suiza and others. Continue reading Vintage 1921 Alfa Romeo G1 rally car hits RM Sotheby’s Vintage 1921 Alfa Romeo G1 rally car hits RM Sotheby’s originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 26 Dec 2017 14:05:00 EST. Show More Summary