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The Most Mosts? The Watch That Rules Them All.

It’s a complicated question.

In the world of haute horlogerie, “most” is not a superlative that stands the test of time (pun intended). With watchmakers constantly trying to one-up one another, it is rare, or perhaps even unheard of, that any watch can lay its stake on the horological throne. 711 more words

Watches

Banksy, Bitcoin, And The Winklevoss Twins: An Online Art World Love Story | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

BANKSY, BITCOIN, AND THE WINKLEVOSS TWINS: AN ONLINE ART WORLD LOVE STORY

BY NEAL UNGERLEIDER

Somewhere Andy Warhol is smiling a crooked smile.

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the Internet entrepreneurs perhaps best known for their associations with Facebook and Bitcoin, are the latest techies to leap into the art world. 617 more words

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Recently found Artemisia Gentileschi painting reaches ecstatic sell price at auction

During a recent auction of 19th-Century Paintings & Drawings at Sotheby’s in Paris, the painting Mary Magdalene in Ecstasy, by Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1654) was sold for a whopping €865,500 ($1.18m) — the highest price achieved for a work by the artist, well over its estimated value of €200,000-300,000. 150 more words

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A Collector Bridges the Gap

Post provided by Alexandra A. Seno for Sotheby’s Magazine.

TAIPEI – Taiwan-based businessman Pierre Chen is one of Asia’s leading collectors of Western contemporary art. 746 more words

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Sotheby’s cutting staff as it begins $13 million restructuring, suggested by Daniel Loeb

Sotheby’s has said that it is planning to cut and reallocate staff in the US and UK, a strategy suggested by activist investor Daniel Loeb of Third Point in his letters to the auction house’s investors earlier this year. 406 more words

Art Business

Parteneriatul Sotheby's si EBay - o altfel de piata de arta?

La 12 ani după o scurtă licitație online considerată a fi avangardistă pentru acea vreme, Sotheby’s și eBay se reunesc, anunțând o nouă colaborare. Prin acest parteneriat se dorește ca oferta casei de licitații cu o tradiție de 270 ani să fie vizibilă și accesbilă celor 145 de milioane de utilizatori activi ai platformei online eBay. 586 more words

Articole

Drawing a Blank: Why Is Congress Going to Reward Wealthy Artists?

Right now, while everyone in social media is arguing over other things, a horrible little law is making its way through Congress which you ought to be aware of – if you happen to love art and care about capitalism, as I do. 1,130 more words

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