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Burgundy's winning run at auction continued unabated last week with the region topping the charts in London and New York.
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Sotheby's upcoming New York auction of Important Watches on 10 December 2013 will feature a collection of timepieces assembled by a single collector with a thoroughly modern and masculine aesthetic.
An undated handout photograph shows Chateau Petrus 2005 and Chateau Petrus 1998 made available to the media on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010.
Ending not with a bang but a whimper, the last bit of legal wrangling in the case that pitted collector Marc Jancou against Cady Noland and Sotheby's was quietly settled on November 11. At issue was damage to Noland's 1990 "Cowboys Milking," made with a combination of image and text screen printed onto an inherently fragile aluminum surface.
Norman Rockwell's Saying Grace became the most expensive American painting ever sold at auction last week, fetching US$46 million at Sotheby's in New York.
The portrait of novelist Jane Austen by James Andrews, which will be appear on the new Bank of England 10 note from 2017, goes under the hammer at Sotheby's tomorrow in London, where it is expected to fetch 150,000 at the auction house's English Literature and History Sale.
Jesse Owens' 1936 gold medal sold for $1,466,574 at auction Sunday, setting a record for the highest price ever paid for Olympic memorabilia.
Sotheby's shattered two records last month at its New York contemporary-art evening auction: It achieved the highest price ever for an Andy Warhol piece when it sold Silver Car Crash for $105 million; meanwhile, the event's total sales of $390 million were the best in the auction house's 269-year history.
A handwritten, working manuscript of Bruce Springsteen 's 1975 hit 'Born To Run' has sold for $100,000 over estimate.
Even Max Brantley, who says his favorite artwork is a scene of dogs playing poker, is wondering , "Did Alice buy the Rockwell?" By Alice, of course, we mean Alice Walton, Arkansas's grandest collector of art and founder of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art up in what some would consider hinterlands, Bentonville, on the Ozark Plateau.
A handwritten working manuscript of Bruce Springsteen 's 1975 hit 'Born to Run' has sold for $197,000 at a New York City auction.
Sotheby's and RM Auctions used Sotheby's 10th floor exhibit space to display more than 30 vehicles for auction in a gallery setting.
SAN MARINO >> Just in time for Christmas, The Huntington will showcase a version of Hans Memling's “Christ Blessing” that has rarely been seen in the last century.
This Nov. 7, 2013 file photo shows musician Bruce Springsteen stands on stage at the Stand Up for Heroes event at Madison Square Garden in New York.