On 11 June 2013, Sotheby's will present a 20th Century masterpiece by Indian artist, Vasudeo S. Gaitonde as the pre-eminent highlight of its Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art auction. Coming to the market for the first time inShow More Summary
Sotheby?s spring sale of Latin American Art in New York on 28 and 29 May 2013 will showcase a range of Latin American painting and sculpture from the continents? most important artists. This season the auction has a particularly strong selection of 19th-century landscape paintings and 20th-century Surrealism. Show More Summary
Tomorrow 21 May at Sotheby's in London, at 19:30, there will be An auction of fifty contemporary first edition books, annotated by their authors, with all proceeds benefiting English PEN. Check out all the lots -- some great stuff here -- and if you're in London you can view the items before the sale, today and tomorrow. See also the Sotheby's official page.
Sotheby's New York is hosting an auction that includes the most signed books by George Washington to come to a single auction in over a century. See highlights from the sale here in Chicago this Monday and Tuesday at Sotheby's Chicago offices. [ more › ]
Sotheby?s London announced the Single Owner sale of the Branco Weiss Collection to be offered as a stand-alone auction preceding the Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on Wednesday 19th June 2013. A collector who turned scienceShow More Summary
Jewelry once owned by Italian actress, photojournalism, and sculptor Gina Lollobrigida sold for nearly $5 million on Tuesday at Sotheby?s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels auction in G... via JustLuxe.com
Tom Mashberg reports that Cambodia now has requested objects from others, including: Denver Art Museum Cleveland Museum of Art The Norton Simon, And of course Sotheby's which is challenging a federal forfeiture New York's Metropolitan Museum announced it would return two other statues. Show More Summary
This residence in Johannesburg, South Africa developed by the team at Summersun Property Group and initially discovered by Freshome on Sotheby’s is a massive display of opulence. The generously-sized house features five bedrooms, five bathrooms and large living areas for social encounters. Show More Summary
Sotheby?s biannual sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art today brought a total of £13,237,650 / $20,134,466, in excess of the pre-sale estimate of £7,732,500 - 11,386,500 ($11,761,133 - 17,318,867). Headlining the auction was A Rare Pair of Blue and White ?Bajixiang? Moonflasks, Qianlong Seal Marks and Period. Show More Summary
The monkey — once a popular performer at the Moscow Circus — was taught by contemporary artists Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid how to snap his first Polaroid when he was 15.He eventually graduated to a regular camera, and then, an...Show More Summary
The late Stanley J. Seeger (1930-2011) was one of the 20th century?s greatest collectors - a perfectionist, who assembled world class collections of art, books, pottery and manuscripts. He also amassed, with a single-minded passion over...Show More Summary
Further to Sotheby?s announcement last month of a sale of stamps from The British Postal Museum & Archive in London on 11 July 2013, it is now possible to unveil the contents of the sale. The auction will comprise material duplicateShow More Summary
A huge oil painting by German artist Gerhard Richter sold for $37 million at Sotheby's yesterday, making it the highest price ever paid for a work by a living artist, reports the Guardian. Richter painted the 9-foot-by-9-foot Domplatz, Mailand, in 1968, and it last sold 15 years ago for "only"...
A painting by Barnett Newman set an artist record at auction on Tuesday, selling for $43.8 million in New York. Sotheby's had expected "Onement VI," an abstract work in dark blue, to go for between $30 million and $40 million.
A painting by Barnett Newman that Sotheby's described as an icon of Abstract Expressionism sold Tuesday in New York for a record $43.84 million at an auction peppered with stunningly expensive works. "Onement VI" consists of two vibrant...Show More Summary
The 6 June 2013 sale of Old Master Paintings in New York will feature works from a range of schools throughout Europe from Early Northern and Italian paintings to masterpieces from the 18th century. Among the highlights of the sale is...Show More Summary
Tonight in an electric atmosphere at Sotheby?s Geneva, outstanding pieces from the collection of international screen legend Gina Lollobrigida sold for a combined total of CHF 4,741,500 ($4,962,122) (est. CHF 1.8-3.1 million/ $1.9-3.2 million). Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Diamond jewelry belonging to Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida sold for more than 4.74 million Swiss francs ($4.9 million) on Tuesday in Geneva and set a record for pearl earrings, auctioneer Sotheby's said.
Sotheby?s annual spring auction of American Art in New York will feature an important, highly personal painting by John Singer Sargent, which remained in the artist?s collection for more than 20 years before descending through his family to the present owner. Show More Summary