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1 hr ago | The Economist
Breakfast at Sotheby's: An A-Z of the Art World. By Philip Hook. Particular Books; 347 pages; A 20. Buy from Amazon.co.uk PHILIP HOOK, an impressionist and modern-art specialist at Sotheby's, believes that no one will spend more than 1% of his total wealth on art.
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2 hrs ago | Reuters
Jewellery and precious items owned by the late British King Edward VIII and his American wife Wallis Simpson sold for more than 620,000 pounds at auction on Thursday, significantly more than expected.
4 hrs ago | CNN
This week, some of the most magnificent gems ever made will be sold at auctions from New York to Dallas for millions of dollars.
5 hrs ago | KNVA-TV Austin
Picasso's 1914 cubist drawing L'homme au Gibus, Man with Opera Hat, is presented at Sotheby's auction house in Paris Thursday Dec. 12, 2013.
9 hrs ago | Brand Republic
Gangotena will leave his current position as CMO at MasterCard Worldwide to join the auction house in early 2014 and will be responsible for shaping Sotheby's global brand message.
This Andy Warhol portrait of actress Farrah Fawcett is at Fawcett's alma mater, the University of Texas at Austin.
Billionaire David Rubenstein donated $13.5 million to fund the new Orientation Plaza and he is lending the Magna Carta to the Archives indefinitely.
For a recent Sotheby's auction to benefit Bono's Product charity, Apple's Jony Ive and Marc Newson designed a handful of unique products, including a red Mac Pro that sold for $977,000 and rose gold Earpods that sold for $461,000.
On December 4, Sotheby's sold "Saying Grace" -- one of Norman Rockwell's more famous paintings and "best loved scenes" -- at auction to an unidentified acquirer for $46 million.
The company that makes Windex sued Sotheby's auction house to stop it from selling a desk and chair designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for its corporate headquarters, which the famous architect also designed.
Sotheby's today announced that Alfredo Gangotena, a veteran marketing executive with an accomplished record of creating, managing and promoting global brands, has been named Chief Marketing Officer of the Company.
J.K. Rowling/Robert Galbraith, The Cuckoo's Calling. Sphere, 2013. 8vo, first edition and the first copy signed twice by author as "Robert Galbraith" and "JKRowling" on title-page original navy blue boards lettered in gilt on spine, dust-jacket.
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.
Prosecutors say they could legally continue to pursue a domestic violence case against George Zimmerman, despite a signed affidavit from his girlfriend asking them not to.
A fine arts company shipped Andy Warhol Marilyn Monroe screenprints to a buyer without the original cardboard box, reducing the prints' value by nearly $250,000, the buyer claims in court.
Burgundy's winning run at auction continued unabated last week with the region topping the charts in London and New York.