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Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction Set to be Strongest Ever

Sotheby’s London Evening Sale of Contemporary Art on 10th February features landmark works by the masters of post – war art, including one of Gerhard Richter’s greatest abstract paintings, estimated at £14 – 20 million ($21,1 – 30,1 million), Francis Bacon’s seminal self – portrait from 1977, estimated at £13 – 18 million ($19,6 – […]

Tom Cruise’s Telluride Home on Sale for $59 Million

Tom Cruise is trying to sell his Telluride, Colorado, estate for $59 million. While $59 million seems like a hefty price tag, this property is expansive. The property outside the ski resort town includes 298 acres threaded by a trail system, and a private gate into the Uncompahgre National Forest. With views of the surrounding […]

Sotheby’s Inaugural 20th Century Art – A Different Perspective Sale

Sotheby’s will hold an inaugural 20th Century Art – A Different Perspective sale in London on 12 November 2014, featuring modern art from countries across Europe and around the Mediterranean by artists who have a strong regional following but are not yet part of the international mainstream. Leading the sale is a group of works […]

Picasso Through the Eyes of a Connoisseur at Sotheby’s

Picasso Through the Eyes of a Connoisseur, a collection of over 125 etchings, linoleum cuts, paintings, sculptures, lithographs and ceramics by one of the most influential artists of the 20th century will be offered at Sotheby’s auction in November. The offerings begin with a single owner sale of Prints on 3 November 2014 that presents […]

Pierre Bergé’s Library Collection at Auction

Five years ago, Empire builder Pierre Bergé sold his ultimate art collection which he assembled together with his longtime companion, designer Yves Saint Laurent. Now he’s auctioning off his personal library collection in a series of sales to be organized by SVV Pierre Bergé & Associés in conjunction with Sotheby’s. The collection, boasting over a […]

World Auction Record for Pink Diamond at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s Hong Kong sale of magnificent jewels and jadeite achieved world auction record when sold purple-pink diamond for $17.77 million. Magnificent 8.41-carat, internally flawless, fancy vivid purple-pink diamond ring was estimated to fetch $13 – 15.5 million, but managed to exceed that amount. At the same event, 17.16-carat, unheated Kashmir sapphire and diamond ring set […]

Late Rachel Lambert Mellon’s Treasures at Sotheby’s Auction

Exceptional fine art, jewelry, furniture and decoration from the collection of Rachel Lambert Mellon, who died earlier this year at the age of 103 will be offered by Sotheby’s in a series of auctions this fall in New York. The auctions, starting in November, will be among the most highly anticipated sales from a fabled […]