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The sale flopped amid concerns about the artworks’ authenticity, hefty price tags and accusations of “bad taste.”
The letter penned by the famous unifier of space and time set a world auction record.
No one knows exactly why (or how) Banksy pulled of his latest stunt: shredding a painting just after it was auctioned off for $1.4 million.
The famous physicist made it pretty clear in his “God Letter” that he wasn’t a fan of organized religion.
We spoke to experts to try to figure out how much "Jurassic World" dinos would really cost.
A 1980s flea market find turns out to be a 26-carat diamond.
No one has ever paid so much for an American work at auction before.
The Nation of Islam leader's embroidered kofia will go to highest bidder.
At a Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong, the 59.6-carat Pink Star diamond was sold for a record $71.2 million to Chinese jewelry retailer Chow Tai Fook.
A porcelain dog likely made by Nazi prisoners was also on the auction block.
Dealers and their galleries are the tastemakers of the art market - what they say goes. As the mediator between the artist