Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022



New York art auction fall highlights include Paul Allen collection and a rare Andy Warhol

November 07, 2022 1:51 pm

The estimated $1 billion collection will be sold in two live auctions at Christie's Rockefeller Center on November 9-10.

76 million-year-old dinosaur skeleton to be auctioned in New York City

July 06, 2022 1:37 pm

All of the other known Gorgosaurus skeletons are in museum collections, making this one the only specimen available for private ownership, the auction house said.

Explained: Who is Anna Weyant, the 27-year-old millionaire celebrity artist?

June 23, 2022 10:33 am

Anna Weyant is only 27, the youngest artist to be represented by the prestigious Gagosian art empire, which showcases some of the most influential artists of the 20th and 21st centuries in 16 commercial galleries around the world.

'Unburnable' copy of Handmaid's Tale auctioned for $130,000

June 09, 2022 12:56 pm

“The Handmaid's Tale," a million seller first released in 1985, is a Dystopian novel about a cruel patriarchy known as the Republic of Gilead. It has been subject to various bannings since publication

Queens and tiaras on show at London Platinum Jubilee exhibitions

May 29, 2022 2:03 pm

At Sotheby's, artworks including the Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I, commemorating the failed invasion of England by the Spanish Armada in 1588, and Andy Warhol's 1985 painting of Elizabeth II, will be on show

Princess Diana's wedding tiara to go on display for the first time in decades

May 24, 2022 5:06 pm

Lady Diana was known to be fond of the Spencer Tiara, often wearing it to white-tie events, sporting the dazzling piece at least seven times between 1983 and 1992 on special occasions during royal tours and high-profile events

Picasso painting sells for $67.5 million at New York auction

May 18, 2022 1:40 pm

Auction house Sotheby's had predicted the Picasso painting, a surrealistic depiction of his muse Marie-Thérèse Walter, to sell in excess of $60 million.

The Macklowe Collection of art fetches $922.2 million, the highest total ever made by a single private collection at an auction

May 17, 2022 2:10 pm

The collection had garnered attention during the divorce proceedings of real-estate baron Harry Macklowe and his then wife Linda in 2018, as they were unable to agree on how much the prestigious collection was worth

Tupac's teenage love letters sold at auction

April 01, 2022 2:24 pm

A highlight of the Sotheby's auction is a haiku signed by Tupac Shakur as: "Future Freedom Fighter." The writings from the early years of the famous West Coast rapper reflect a vulnerable period in his youth.

Explained: Why a receipt for an invisible artwork could fetch half-a-million dollars at auction

March 26, 2022 10:25 am

An important figure in post-war European art, Klein was a member of the Nouveau Réaliste movement that began in France in the 1950s. Known for his radical ways and conceptual art, the artist died from a heart attack at the age of 34 in 1962.