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Napoleon Family Heirloom Heads to Auction for the 200th Anniversary of Waterloo

On July 8, Sotheby’s will hold the “Treasures” sale, featuring 47 lots, including one of the most significant Napoleonic relics ever to hit the auction block: … 330 more words

Hawaii Sotheby's to sponsor major Honolulu Art Exhibition July 2015 - January 2016

Fortunate not to have only been born and raised here in Hawaii I have been surrounded my entire life with opportunities to visit art exhibits at the Honolulu Museum of Art a.k.a. 143 more words

Sotheby’s Drubs Christie’s in London Contemporary Sales

Sotheby’s had its best Contemporary European sale ever this week, outpacing Christie’s with over $230 million (£148 million) in combined sales.

The house was aptly led by an early hand-painted Andy Warhol “Dollar Bill” painting, which blew past it’s $20 million to $28 million (£13 to £18 million) estimate and sold for more than $32 million (nearly £21 million) at the sales July 1 and 2. 361 more words

Sotheby’s to Revive Annual Irish Art Auction

In 1955, Sotheby’s became the first international auction house to offer Irish art. In response to growing interest from collectors across Ireland and around the world, the organization recently chose to relaunch its annual sale dedicated to pieces by Irish artists. 165 more words

Rachael Hesling

Sotheby's makes a killing then sacks cleaners demanding living wage

Last night Sotheby’s in London made an absolute killing. The media is awash with articles about the amazing success of rich people being able to outbid each other for fantastic pieces of art. 99 more words

Class War

Zoom! Sotheby's Hosts 'Perfect' $19.4M Sale of Picasso Ceramics

Pablo Picasso’s ceramics, long dismissed in the snobby art set as kitschy afterthoughts in the artist’s career, are now among the hottest sectors in the art market. 283 more words