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Sotheby auctions off artworks for USD 676 million after Macklowe divorce

  • A painting by Mark Rothko sold for USD 82.5 million (72.6 million Euros) making it the most expensive item of the evening. The collection was previously owned by real estate mogul Harry Macklowe and his former wife Linda.
Sotheby auctions off artworks for USD 676 million after Macklowe divorce(John Angelillo/UPI Photo/Newscom/picture alliance)
Sotheby auctions off artworks for USD 676 million after Macklowe divorce(John Angelillo/UPI Photo/Newscom/picture alliance)
Published on Nov 17, 2021 12:41 PM IST
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ByDeutsche Welle, Delhi

Sotheby’s London auction house to sell British seascape by painter JMW Turner

  • British painter JMW Turner's seascape painting can currently be viewed at Sotheby's London auction house and is expected to sell for between £4 million and £6 million. Aside from a brief auction in New York in 1945, the painting hasn't been displayed publicly in over a century.
Sotheby’s London auction house to sell British seascape by painter JMW Turner(Twitter/PurfleetCF)
Sotheby’s London auction house to sell British seascape by painter JMW Turner(Twitter/PurfleetCF)
Updated on Jul 07, 2021 05:47 PM IST
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Van Gogh's 1887 Paris street painting to be shown in public for first time

Sotheby's auction house in Amsterdam, Hong Kong, and Paris to put on display for the first time, a Paris street scene painted by Vincent Van Gogh in 1887 while he was lodging with his brother Theo in the French capital.
Van Gogh's 1887 Paris street painting to be shown in public for first time(Twitter/Cdesarts)
Van Gogh's 1887 Paris street painting to be shown in public for first time(Twitter/Cdesarts)
Updated on Feb 25, 2021 09:56 AM IST
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Texas ranch heiress' art collection, worth about $150 million, up for auction

  • Including works by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Franz Kline, the art collection of Texas oil and ranching heiress Anne Marion will be up for auction this spring in New York. Sotheby's said three masterworks at the heart of the collection are expected to each sell for over $20 million.
Texas ranch heiress' art collection, worth about $150 million, up for auction(Twitter/artnet)
Texas ranch heiress' art collection, worth about $150 million, up for auction(Twitter/artnet)
Updated on Feb 25, 2021 09:36 AM IST
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Botticelli's 1470s 'masterpiece' expected to sell for $80 million in New York

  • Italian renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli's 200 years old portrait, Young Man Holding a Roundel, is the highlight of Sotheby's Masters Week sale in New York and is expected to top $80 million in the auction on Thursday
Botticelli's 1470s 'masterpiece' expected to sell for $80 million in New York(Twitter/LanceKlass)
Botticelli's 1470s 'masterpiece' expected to sell for $80 million in New York(Twitter/LanceKlass)
Updated on Jan 28, 2021 08:31 AM IST
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The super-rich are buying luxury online like never before

Christie’s auction house has launched its worldwide “Luxury Week” with beefed-up offerings to meet this year’s record demand.
Mass market retailers aren’t the only ones betting on a banner online holiday sales season.(Pixabay)
Mass market retailers aren’t the only ones betting on a banner online holiday sales season.(Pixabay)
Updated on Dec 08, 2020 03:26 PM IST
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ByBloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Rare pink diamond described as ‘true wonder of nature’ fetches $26.6 million at Sotheby’s Geneva sale

Jewellery expert Benoit Repellin, who led the sale, said it set a record for a diamond graded fancy vivid purple pink sold at auction.
A model poses with
A model poses with "The Spirit of the Rose", the world's largest vivid purple-pink diamond with 14.83-carat.(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 12, 2020 11:26 AM IST
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GENEVA | ByReuters

New York sues Sotheby’s for helping important client escape sales taxes on artwork

Sotheby’s was sued on Friday by New York’s attorney general, who accused the auction house of defrauding the state by helping an important client avoid millions of dollars of sales taxes on art he purchased.
A sign marking Sotheby’s headquarters is seen on the Upper East Side of New York City, U.S.(Reuters)
A sign marking Sotheby’s headquarters is seen on the Upper East Side of New York City, U.S.(Reuters)
Updated on Nov 07, 2020 10:28 AM IST
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New York | ByReuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Brooklyn museum reaps $19.9 million from Sotheby’s art sale

An assortment of works from the Brooklyn Museum generated $19.9 million at Sotheby’s Wednesday sale, led by a mid-century dining table and a Claude Monet landscape.
A oil on canvas painting by Claude Monet. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
A oil on canvas painting by Claude Monet. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 30, 2020 01:32 PM IST
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Brooklyn | ByBloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Israeli museum plans to sell off rare Islamic antiquities

A museum in Israel has sparked outrage with plans to sell dozens of rare Islamic antiquities, including centuries-old carpets, armaments and ceramics from across the Middle East, at a public auction.
The L A Mayer Museum for Islamic Art in Jerusalem plans to put 190 pieces on the block at Sotheby’s on Tuesday. (Representational Image.)(Pixabay)
The L A Mayer Museum for Islamic Art in Jerusalem plans to put 190 pieces on the block at Sotheby’s on Tuesday. (Representational Image.)(Pixabay)
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 04:46 PM IST
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Jerusalem | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Banksy artwork sells for almost $10 million at auction

Banksy’s playful take on a famous Impressionist painting has sold at auction for 7.6 million pounds, the second-highest price ever paid for a work by the British street artist.
“Show Me the Monet” sold to an unidentified bidder at Sotheby’s in London on Wednesday evening.(Instagram @rosenhangmuseum)
“Show Me the Monet” sold to an unidentified bidder at Sotheby’s in London on Wednesday evening.(Instagram @rosenhangmuseum)
Updated on Oct 23, 2020 10:36 AM IST
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London | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Beastie Boys’ Mike D is selling his mom’s $30 million art collection

“My mom and dad were completely integrated into the New York City contemporary art world before I was born,” says Diamond of his dealer-collector parents.
In Hester Diamond’s apartment: Jorg Lederer’s Saint Sebastian (left), estimated from $600,000 to $1.2 million, and Dustin Yellin’s Small Figure No. 48 ​​​​​​.(Bloomberg)
In Hester Diamond’s apartment: Jorg Lederer’s Saint Sebastian (left), estimated from $600,000 to $1.2 million, and Dustin Yellin’s Small Figure No. 48 ​​​​​​.(Bloomberg)
Updated on Oct 16, 2020 08:18 PM IST
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ByBloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

World’s largest vivid pink diamond from Russia to be auctioned on November 11

One of the world’s largest fancy vivid purple-pink and internally flawless diamonds from Russia will be sold at Sotheby’s Geneva Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels auction on November 11.
The 14.83-carat diamond, named “The Spirit of the Rose,” is the largest vivid purple-pink diamond ever offered at auction. (Representational Image)(Pixabay)
The 14.83-carat diamond, named “The Spirit of the Rose,” is the largest vivid purple-pink diamond ever offered at auction. (Representational Image)(Pixabay)
Updated on Oct 13, 2020 02:33 PM IST
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Moscow [Russia] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Ronald Perelman to sell Rothko and De Kooning art works at Christie’s Auction

Ronald Perelman, who’s sold more than $200 million of art from his extensive collection in recent months, is putting more trophies on the block.
Christie’s said it will offer Rothko’s 1967 “Untitled,” with a $30 million to $50 million estimate. (Representational Image)(Instagram @markrothkoart)
Christie’s said it will offer Rothko’s 1967 “Untitled,” with a $30 million to $50 million estimate. (Representational Image)(Instagram @markrothkoart)
Updated on Sep 26, 2020 02:34 PM IST
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ByBloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Ellen DeGeneres Is Selling $10 Million of Art in Hamptons

Sotheby’s private sales gallery offered more than $10 million of contemporary works for sale from DeGeneres, whose art-filled houses have been published in magazines such as Architectural Digest.
Television talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres is quietly selling millions of dollars worth of art.(Instagram @opraahmagazine)
Television talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres is quietly selling millions of dollars worth of art.(Instagram @opraahmagazine)
Updated on Sep 24, 2020 12:15 AM IST
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ByBloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Banksy’s Show Me the Monet to go on sale next month

Auction house Sotheby’s on Friday announced it would offer British street artist Banksy’s well-known tribute to Claude Monet for an estimated £3-5 million at a live-stream auction next month.
Artwork entitled
Artwork entitled "Show me the Monet" by the artist Banksy, is pictured during a photocall at Sotheby's auction house in London, ahead of the forthcoming 'Modernites/Contemporary' evening auction set to take place in October.(AFP)
Published on Sep 20, 2020 01:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySanya Mathur

$15 million Basquiat painting to be highlight of Phillips’ Hamptons outlet

The inaugural exhibition will include Basquiat’s 1982 painting Portrait of A-One A.K.A King, estimated at $10 million to $15 million and slated for auction in November.
A file photo of Jean-Michel Basquiat with his artwork in the background in New York. (Representational Image)(@hiartsnyc/Instagram)
A file photo of Jean-Michel Basquiat with his artwork in the background in New York. (Representational Image)(@hiartsnyc/Instagram)
Updated on Aug 14, 2020 08:13 PM IST
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ByBloomberg | Posted by Saumya Sharma

From Rembrandt to Richter: Billionaire Ronald Perelman to sell Matisse, Miro works for $53 million

Ronald Perelman’s art collection is worth billions of dollars and comprises mostly 20th century works with sculptures by Alberto Giacometti and Jeff Koons and paintings by Mark Rothko, Cy Twombly and Ed Ruscha.
Perelman’s Miro at Sotheby’s has the highest estimate in the sale that also includes a self portrait by Rembrandt.(Instagram)
Perelman’s Miro at Sotheby’s has the highest estimate in the sale that also includes a self portrait by Rembrandt.(Instagram)
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 07:10 PM IST
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ByBloomberg | Posted by Saumya Sharma

Art amid Covid-19: Rembrandt and Picasso entice art lovers back to auctions after lockdown

With art collectors locked down from Moscow to Manhattan and some fortunes in peril from the worst economic hit in centuries, the art auction world is trying to bring back some sparkle after the gloom of the pandemic.
Gallery assistants pose with 'Peinture (Femme Au Chapeau Rouge)' by Spanish artist Joan Miro during a media preview for 'Rembrandt to Richter' at Sotheby's auction house in London, Britain, July 23 2020.(REUTERS/Dylan Martinez)
Gallery assistants pose with 'Peinture (Femme Au Chapeau Rouge)' by Spanish artist Joan Miro during a media preview for 'Rembrandt to Richter' at Sotheby's auction house in London, Britain, July 23 2020.(REUTERS/Dylan Martinez)
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 05:49 PM IST
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London | ByReuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma

Rembrandt to Richter auction at Sotheby’s on July 28

A woman looks at a painting by David Hockney called 'Pool on a Cloudy Day with Rain (Paper Pool 22)' at Sotheby's auction rooms in London, Thursday, July 23, 2020. The painting estimated at 4-6 million UK Pounds (5.10-7.65 million US Dollars) will go on sale in the 'Rembrandt to Richter' evening sale on July 28. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) 12
A woman looks at a painting by David Hockney called 'Pool on a Cloudy Day with Rain (Paper Pool 22)' at Sotheby's auction rooms in London, Thursday, July 23, 2020. The painting estimated at 4-6 million UK Pounds (5.10-7.65 million US Dollars) will go on sale in the 'Rembrandt to Richter' evening sale on July 28. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 05:32 PM IST
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Lichtenstein Nude leads Christie’s livestream auction, produces $421 million

Lichtenstein’s Nude with Joyous Painting fetched $46.2 million, surpassing its presale target of $30 million.
The live-streamed event had been postponed from May due to the pandemic.(lchoogewerf/Instagram)
The live-streamed event had been postponed from May due to the pandemic.(lchoogewerf/Instagram)
Updated on Jul 16, 2020 09:49 PM IST
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ByBloomberg | Posted by Saumya Sharma

Burmese sapphire, Colombian emeralds, vivid yellow diamond ring to dazzle at Sotheby’s Geneva auction

Sotheby’s Geneva’s June sale of Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels: Part I & II is open for sale and is offering a broad selection of jewellery, including jewels from the world’s most renowned jewellery houses.
A Fancy Intense Pink marquise-shaped diamond weighing 7.00 carats, (estimated US$ 2.5 - 3.5 million) and a Fancy Vivid Blue step-cut diamond weighing 3.01 carats (estimated US$ 4.3 - 6.3 million) are pictured during a media presentation at Sotheby's before the resuming of live jewellery auctions after the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown in Geneva, Switzerland, June 21, 2020.(REUTERS/Denis Balibouse)
A Fancy Intense Pink marquise-shaped diamond weighing 7.00 carats, (estimated US$ 2.5 - 3.5 million) and a Fancy Vivid Blue step-cut diamond weighing 3.01 carats (estimated US$ 4.3 - 6.3 million) are pictured during a media presentation at Sotheby's before the resuming of live jewellery auctions after the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown in Geneva, Switzerland, June 21, 2020.(REUTERS/Denis Balibouse)
Updated on Jun 24, 2020 10:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Saumya Sharma

PHOTOS: Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels at Sotheby’s, Geneva auction

A Sotheby’s staff wears an emerald and diamond necklace that belonged to Consuelo Montagu (1853-1909), Duchess of Manchester and that was displayed at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London for 22 years (estimated US$ 300 - 400,000) during a media presentation at Sotheby?s before the resuming of live jewellery auctions after the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown in Geneva, Switzerland, June 21, 2020. (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse) 7
A Sotheby’s staff wears an emerald and diamond necklace that belonged to Consuelo Montagu (1853-1909), Duchess of Manchester and that was displayed at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London for 22 years (estimated US$ 300 - 400,000) during a media presentation at Sotheby?s before the resuming of live jewellery auctions after the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown in Geneva, Switzerland, June 21, 2020. (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse)
Updated on Jun 24, 2020 11:13 AM IST
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Ken Griffin buys Basquiat painting for more than $100 million

Values for Basquiat works have soared since his death in 1988. Three years ago, a Basquiat painting fetched $110.5 million at Sotheby’s, setting an auction record for an American artist.
Citadel founder Ken Griffin paid more than $100 million for a canvas by Jean-Michel Basquiat, the late black artist who focused on issues of race and inequality.(Instagram)
Citadel founder Ken Griffin paid more than $100 million for a canvas by Jean-Michel Basquiat, the late black artist who focused on issues of race and inequality.(Instagram)
Updated on Jun 06, 2020 07:28 PM IST
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London | ByBloomberg | Posted by Saumya Sharma

Iconic art deco bracelet from Cartier’s Tutti Frutti collection to be auctioned at Sotheby’s

The iconic art deco bracelet by Cartier is an artful arrangement of the diamonds and enamel that makes it covetable. The almost century-old creation is sought-after by jewellery connoisseurs and is estimated at $600,000/800,000.
Iconic art deco bracelet from Cartier’s Tutti Frutti collection to be auctioned at Sotheby’s.(Sotheby’s//Instagram)
Iconic art deco bracelet from Cartier’s Tutti Frutti collection to be auctioned at Sotheby’s.(Sotheby’s//Instagram)
Updated on Apr 25, 2020 03:16 PM IST
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London | ByIndo Asian News Service

Sotheby’s ex-MD Gaurav Bhatia launches luxury and lifestyle advisory cell MAISON

It will offer a comprehensive service system to clients in the field, including highly differentiating state-of-the-art marketing solutions, business development ideas, branding and rebranding solutions, communication and content creation, PR, digital strategy, etc.
Gaurav Bhatia, Founder, MAISON with his wife Pratima Bhatia.(Digpu)
Gaurav Bhatia, Founder, MAISON with his wife Pratima Bhatia.(Digpu)
Updated on Feb 26, 2020 04:19 PM IST
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NYFW 2020: Tory Burch reinvents power suit, merges pretty and powerful

Tory Burch reinvented the traditional power suit with a floral print, juxtaposed with tall boots to prove that dressing pretty can still exude power and strength.
The Tory Burch collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)(AP)
The Tory Burch collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)(AP)
Updated on Feb 11, 2020 03:00 PM IST
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New York | ByAssociated Press

Malavika’s Mumbaistan: Same to same with Bezos

“We share the same jacket and the same designer,” said Poonam Soni, one of the ace jewellery designers in the country, about her recent sartorial twinning with Jeff Bezos on his recent trip to India
Poonam Soni and Jeff Bezos.
Poonam Soni and Jeff Bezos.
Updated on Jan 20, 2020 01:23 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMalavika Sangghvi

The top 10 art exhibitions to see in 2020

Here’s a list of what should be the biggest and/or the most influential shows of 2020 and what is in it for you at the art exhibitions.
The top 10 art exhibitions to see in 2020.(Musee de Louvre/Instagram)
The top 10 art exhibitions to see in 2020.(Musee de Louvre/Instagram)
Updated on Jan 02, 2020 03:24 PM IST
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Bloomberg | ByJames Tarmy

Sotheby’s 2nd live auction sees no record; major artworks find no takers

Of the 61 lots on the block, including an FN Souza, a Bhupen Khakhar and a rare Husain, about 20% were left unsold.
FN Souza’s The Last Supper, which has been at Japan’s Glenbarra museum for the two decades, sold for ₹5.6 crore, just above its upper estimate of ₹5 crore.(Aalok Soni / HT Photo)
FN Souza’s The Last Supper, which has been at Japan’s Glenbarra museum for the two decades, sold for ₹5.6 crore, just above its upper estimate of ₹5 crore.(Aalok Soni / HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 18, 2019 07:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByDipanjan Sinha & Cherylann Mollan, Mumbai
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