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Sotheby's looks to impress clients and investors with November auctions

By Ryan Sachetta

The red-hot art market takes its seasonal temperature this November during a series of marquee auctions at stalwarts Christie’s and Sotheby’s.

As collectors swarm the global marketplace looking for today’s bargain and tomorrow’s bonanza, Sotheby’s wants to fortify its stock and standing as an auction house with 270 years of playing matchmaker with masterworks. 743 more words

Business

London: Duane Hanson - Reality Check

American sculptor Duane Hanson is currenly on view at Sotheby’s S|2 Gallery. The mini retrospective ‘Reality Check‘ features a selection of his most important lifesize hyper-real sculptural portraits of middle class Americans, from a Man on mower, a High School Student, a Bodybuilder, a Bus Stop Lady and a Baton Twirler. 51 more words

London

Man Sues Sotheby's Over Painting Valued at $17.7 Million

A man is suing Sotheby’s in London after a painting he sold in 2006 for $68,000 was valued to be worth up to $17.7 million. 93 more words

Art Dealer and Energy Company Book Seagram Spaces

London-based petroleum trading company Yakima Oil Trading and independent art dealer Tobias Meyer have opened Seagram Building offices through respective five-year leases on the 25th floor totaling 3,841 square feet at… 197 more words

RFR Realty

Visit to Tate Modern in search for Fontana

After the auction, I have decided to research the terms of a canvas, being  rather an art object, then a platform for a painting.

During the Sotheby’s auction, there were a few lots sold, by Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) an Italian painter and sculptor, who was the part of Zero art movement, created by Heinz Mack in 1957. 211 more words

Art

Sculpture at Chatsworth

Whilst we were at Chatsworth House last week we stumbled across the finishing touches being added to the exhibition “Beyond Limits: Monumental sculpture at Chatsworth since 1996″. 366 more words

Museums And Research

Sotheby’s auctions a one off Jean-Paul Gaultier SL-Class

Mercedes-Benz and Sotheby’s Australia join forces to raise funds for Brainwave

Melbourne. At an exclusive invitation only event at The National Gallery of Victoria a truly unique piece of the work of Jean-Paul Gaultier was unveiled. 252 more words

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