Sotheby?s 2015 Masters Week Sales are currently underway in New York and the opening session of Master Paintings just concluded bringing a strong total of $57,070,500, above the low estimate. Thus far, twelve lots have sold for moreShow More Summary
Lucio Fontana?s Concetto Spaziale, Attese, a work that has come to define one of the most radical moments in art history - known to scholars, historians and collectors from myriad reproductions yet never before seen in the flesh - is to be offered in Sotheby?s flagship auction of Contemporary Art in London on 10th February. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Buying art at Sotheby's will soon become more expensive as the top international auction house announced it is increasing its buyer's premium, the rates it charges a successful bidder. Beginning on Sunday, anyone...Show More Summary
The move will mean many buyers at the lower and middle end will pay higher buyer's premiums on their purchases.
This week in art news: The Hergé Museum cancels its Charlie Hebdo exhibition, Sotheby's and Christie's reported record sales, and an artist hired stuntmen to destroy his exhibition.
Sotheby?s forthcoming London Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on 3 February 2015 will feature an exceptional painting of a Dutch landscape by Claude Monet ? appearing on the market for the first time in a quarter of a century....Show More Summary
On 3rd February 2015, Sotheby?s London will present masterworks of Surrealist Art in a dedicated Evening sale which will stand alongside the Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale. The market for Surrealist Art has continued to grow...Show More Summary
Old Masters, New Voices is a themed panel series hosted annually by the Old Master Paintings department at Sotheby?s, inviting contemporary scholars, artists, and specialists to take a new look at the influence of Old Master Paintings. Show More Summary
Francis Bacon?s (1909-1992) haunting self-portraits have become inseparable from how we remember the turbulent life of one of the great painters of the 20th-Century. On 10 February 2015, as part of its flagship auction of Contemporary Art, Sotheby?s London will offer Bacon?s hugely rare Two Studies for Self-Portrait, 1977, (est. Show More Summary
A popular piece of street art destroyed by Hong Kong authorities and later re-made has fetched almost HK$2 million ($258,000) at a Sotheby's auction, a new record for its French creator. The ceramic mosaic of 1970s American cartoon character...Show More Summary
Sotheby?s announced the auction, on 18 March in Paris, of the private collection of the Dillée family, a renowned Parisian dynasty of specialists and collectors of furniture and works of art. Consisting of 450 lots, the sale will beShow More Summary
A popular piece of street art destroyed by Hong Kong authorities has been remade and is expected to fetch more than HK$1.5 million (US$192,000) at a Sotheby's auction next week. It comes as experts say the demand for "cutting edge" art is growing across the Asian market with new, younger collectors emerging. Show More Summary
Sotheby's on Friday won its legal battle with a man who claimed the auction house negligently led him to undersell a painting acquired by an expert who later declared it to be a Caravaggio. Lancelot William Thwaytes sold the painting,...Show More Summary
Photos via Sotheby's via Curbed NY Over in the West VIllage neighborhood of New York City, a two-bedroom unit in a Richard Meier-designed condo tower is asking $10.5M. Fitting nicely into Meier's portfolio...
Sotheby?s, in association with Artcurial and the Cabinet Eric Turquin, will present the Louis Grandchamp des Raux collection - the most significant collection of French 17th and 18th century paintings to be offered at auction for the last twenty years. Show More Summary
It's sad to say that the art world is no longer surprised when the Museum of Modern Art does something that barely passes the smell test. The institution's latest off-putting move is the imminent auction, on February 3 at Sotheby's, of a Claude Monet from its collection. The painting, Les Peupliers... More »
In 2005 a Japanese electronics firm decided to sell its collection of four French impressionist paintings. Christie’s and Sotheby’s courted the company. Read the rest
A little-noticed challenge to a California law covering the sellers of fine art might trim the state's extraterrritorial lawmaking.
FC Barcelona Foundation, Reach OutTo Asia (ROTA) and UNICEF launched the ?1 in 11? campaign to extend educational opportunities to marginalized children in Bangladesh, Indonesia and Nepal, with the goal of expanding to more countries. Show More Summary
Sotheby?s announced the sale of The Weldon Collection, a remarkable assemblage of Dutch and Flemish paintings collected by the late Henry and June ?Jimmy? Weldon over a period of several decades. Consummate and celebrated collectorsShow More Summary