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49 min ago | Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Mark Shand Dead: Camilla Parker-Bowles' Brother Dies From Serious Head Injury

Camilla Parker-Bowles ' brother, Mark Shand , has just died from a serious head injury resulting from a fall in New York City.


Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings, World News, Prince Charles, New York

49 min ago | Ananova

Camilla's Brother Dies Of Head Injury After Fall

The Duchess of Cornwall's brother Mark Shand has died after suffering a serious head injury during a fall in New York.


Related Topix: New York, Canada, Retail, Sothebys Holdings

49 min ago |

Duchess of Cornwall's brother dies after NY fall

The brother of Britain's Duchess of Cornwall has died in New York after sustaining a serious head injury in a fall.


Related Topix: New York, Retail, Sothebys Holdings

1 hr ago |

Ex Collectio: The Bernard Madoff Provenance Project

Last month I proposed that the specific artworks which had once belonged to Bernard Madoff be forever associated with him, that he and his various corporate entities which once owned title to and displayed these objects become an inextricable element of their history, discourse, and meaning.


Related Topix: L 3 Communication Holdings, Telecom, Retail, Sothebys Holdings

9 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Sotheby's employees re-hang LS Lowry's painting 'Piccadilly Circus, London' on March 21, 2014.

Shares of small-cap consumer-discretionary companies are outpacing the market on investor optimism about U.S. growth prospects, a sign analysts could increase earnings forecasts for these stocks.


Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Painting, Arts, Financial Markets, Apparel, kate spade, Royce Value Trust, Financial Services

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Business Journal

Great Performances indeed - How an artist launched one of New York's premiere catering businesses

When Liz Neumark launched Great Performances in 1979, it was just a tiny catering service looking to serve food at weddings.


Related Topix: Apparel, Liz Claiborne, Retail, Sothebys Holdings, New York, New York Government, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Barnard College

ABC News

Love Me Do-odle! John Lennon's Drawings To Be Auctioned

The largest private collection of John Lennon's drawings and sketches will be auctioned off on June 4 by Sotheby's in New York.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Retail, Sothebys Holdings, The Beatles

Chinese erotica not pornographic - collector

Ancient paintings of fornicating Chinese couples and phalluses made of stone are among items that Dutch art collector Ferdinand Bertholet hopes will help China reconnect with its sexually charged past.


Related Topix: Arts, Painting, Retail, Sothebys Holdings

Marcato Capital Will Vote for Third Point's Sotheby's Slate

NEW YORK - Mick McGuire of Marcato Capital Management said on Tuesday the hedge fund will vote for Third Point Capital Management's activist slate of directors to Sotheby's "We are voting for Third Point's directors," McGuire said at the IMN Active-Passive Investor conference in New York.


Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers

Mon Apr 21, 2014

South China Morning Post

Uncultured' multibillionaire is China's biggest fine-art collector

Friends and rival collectors say Liu Yiqian, a self-made businessman, has a keener instinct for artworks than most people think Liu Yiqian owns insurance and investment companies, as well as one of the biggest private collection of art in China.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Warren Buffett

Hispanic Business

Third Point Urges Sotheby's Stockholders to Support Its Slate...

We are confident that adding three shareholder voices to this twelve-person Board will do more to improve Sotheby's long-term growth and increase its share price than would rubber-stamping the Company's latest set of hand-picked nominees.


Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Startups, Yahoo!

It's A $30 Million Bet On An Online Auction

Online-only auction house Auctionata just raised $30 million to beef up its growing bidding platform.


Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Hunch, Magento

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

John Lennon's drawings up for auction

His music is loved around the world. But many of John Lennon's original drawings and manuscripts haven't been seen for decades.


Related Topix: John Lennon, Pop/Rock, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Greater London County, England, Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Entertainment

Business Journal

Wally Findlay Galleries returns to Chicago for Navy Pier show

The inaugural Chicago International Art, Antique and Jewelry Show at Navy Pier this month will mark the return to the city of an art gallery that was for many years a high-profile fixture locally.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Spain, World News,

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Huffington Post

9 Most Valuable Collectibles

From 24/7 Wall St.: No longer the sole domain of avid collectors, luxury collectibles are now considered viable alternative investments.


Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Drink, Wine, Watches

The Northern Echo

Museum visitors can get answers about their antiques

EXPERTS will offer valuations and advice at a drop-in antiques fair at a North-East museum next weekend.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England, Fine Arts, Arts, Retail, Sothebys Holdings

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Get ready for the release of Jack Kerouac's 'lost' Haunted Life

Mysteriously lost in 1944, Jack Kerouac's pencil-scrawled manuscript resurfaced in a 2002 Sotheby's catalog, having been discovered years earlier in the closet of a Columbia University dorm room.


Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Columbia University, Boston College

Art Daily

Leading photographers donate major works to help save the Fox Talbot Archive

Otto Steinert is one of the most important German avant-garde post-war photographers.


Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Photography, Arts, New York


Hirst Forgery Juror Speaks

A Florida pastor's recent conviction for selling forged Damien Hirst spin paintings provided an absurdist twist to the tired art-scam narrative.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Retail, Sothebys Holdings

Financial Times

The Art Market: What price an Easter egg?

Just before Easter, London jeweller and FabergA© specialist Wartski put on display, for just four days, the rediscovered Third Imperial FabergA© Egg.


Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings


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