Sotheby’s International Realty Inc. will have 140 sales associates on California’s Monterey Peninsula with the acquisition of Pacific Grove-based Bratty & Bluhm Real Estate, the companies said. Husband and wife team Bill and Helen Bluhm will join Sotheby’s International Realty...
Sotheby's Beijing Art Week, 28 November ? 1 December, concluded yesterday in the China World Summit Wing with an auction which achieved RMB227,133,480 / US$37,278,386 (Est. over RMB123 million), and set a record for Chinese modern master...Show More Summary
A painting by 20th-century Chinese artist Zao Wou-ki sold for 89.7 million yuan ($14.7 million), a record price for the abstract painter, at Sotheby’s first major auction in Beijing on Sunday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Sotheby's will hold its first major auction on the Chinese mainland on Sunday as competition between the New York-based auction house and its long-time rival Christie's moves into one of the world's hottest art markets amid a govern...
A mighty wave of new billionaires crash through the art world (Katrina Brooker, "Can Sotheby's Stay in the Picture?" Newsweek, 15 Nov 2013). Over the past five years, a huge wave of global wealth has been swelling, transforming markets and industries across the globe. Show More Summary
Sotheby?s presented a masterpiece of portraiture, Portrait of a Man with Arms Akimbo, by acclaimed Dutch artist Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (1606 ? 1669) at Sotheby?s Beijing Art Week from 28 November to 1 December 2013. Dated 1658, this rare, powerful portrait is one of the last works from Rembrandt?s late career left in private hands. Show More Summary
Sotheby?s S?2 presents A New Objectivity: The Düsseldorf School of Photography ? a selling exhibition of important works by some of the greatest photographic artists working today. Andreas Gursky, Thomas Struth, Candida Höfer, Axel Hütte...Show More Summary
The Modern & Contemporary Part I Milan Sale brought a total of ? 7.713.375, well above the pre-sale high estimate, and was 80.4 % sold by lot and 92.2 % sold by value. It is the best result for Sotheby?s Milan since November 2008, with only 56 lots presented in Part I. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — A handwritten working manuscript of Bruce Springsteen's 1975 hit "Born to Run" will be offered at auction on Dec. 5, with a presale estimate of $70,000 to $100,000, Sotheby's said Wednesday. The seller was not revealed. Show More Summary
On 5 December 2013 Sotheby?s will present a handwritten working manuscript of ?Born to Run,? the Bruce Springsteen smash that became an essential American anthem. Written entirely in Springsteen?s hand, this early version charts the beginnings of the 1975 hit that catapulted The Boss to mega-stardom. Show More Summary
The Bay Psalm Book, the first book printed in what would become the United States, has sold at a Sotheby’s auction tonight for $14,165,000. This is a new world record for a printed book, eclipsing the $11.5 million James Audubon’s Birds of America sold for in 2010. Even so, this astronomical figure is below expectations. [...]
A handwritten working manuscript of Bruce Springsteen's 1975 hit "Born to Run" will be offered at auction on Dec. 5, with a presale estimate of $70,000 to $100,000, says Sotheby's. The seller wasn't revealed, but the document used to be in the collection of former Springsteen manager Mike...
A copy of the Bay Psalm Book, the first book printed in English-speaking North America, was purchased for $14.2 million on Tuesday night at Sotheby’s in New York.
The one-off Leica M custom made camera by Jony Ive and Marc Newson has reached a record-shattering $1,805,000 at the Sotheby’s RED charity auction. Bidders really came through for charity, the sale exceeded all expectations. In total,...Show More Summary
From CNN.com: "The world's most valuable book sold Tuesday for $14.16 million at Sotheby's in New York, according to the auction house. The rare Bay Psalm Book is the first book ever written and printed in what is now the United States. Its sale set a record for a book sold at auction, Sotheby's said."
Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC has signed an exclusive 25-year master franchise agreement with Global Realty Enterprises S.A. to develop the brand throughout the “strategically important” Panama market. Owned by founder Rafael Alejandro Gangi, Global Realty Enterprises will now do...
The first book ever printed in what became the USA is now the world's most expensive printed book. One of 11 surviving copies of the Bay Psalm Book has sold at auction for just over $14 million—below Sotheby's pre-sale estimate $15 million to $30 million but still millions more...
It’s the first book published in what is now the United States, a small book of psalms from 1640. The Bay Psalm Book, which was auctioned at Sotheby’s in Manhattan, had a pre-sale estimate of $15 million to $30 million. A copy of John James Audubon’s “Birds of America” was the previous record-holder, selling for […]
Tonight at Sotheby?s New York, one of only 11 surviving copies of the Bay Psalm Book ? the first book printed in what is now the United States of America ? set a new world auction record for any printed book when it sold for $14,165,000. Show More Summary
[This tiny, crappy book of psalms from 1640, believed to be the first book printed in what's now the United States, sold for $14.2 million at auction Tuesday night, setting an auction record for a printed book. Image by Sotheby's via AP] Read more...