The lunar rocks, recovered by the USSR in the '70s, are the only known documented samples in private hands, according to Sotheby's.
The street artist's prank at Sotheby's lit a trick candle in a musty room. But in rebelling against the monied art establishment, he still profits.
A 1980s flea market find turns out to be a 26-carat diamond.
For decades, the owner thought it was just a fun piece of costume jewelry.
No one has ever paid so much for an American work at auction before.
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.
From Picasso's Cubist nude to a table with boobs and penises, Sotheby's gets nasty.
3. China became a powerhouse in the art market: Taikang Life Insurance, a Chinese insurance company, acquired a 13.5% stake
László Moholy-Nagy, EM 1 Telephonbild, conceived in 1922, executed in 1923, porcelain enamel on steel, 37 1/2 x 23 3/4
Edvard Munch, Girls on the Bridge, 1902 Museums also took advantage of the great work offered this sale season to add to
Gerhard Richter, Abstraktes Bild 809-2, 1994 Gerhard Richter, A.B., St. James, 1988 In New York, there are specialty art
David Bowie was not only a rock star and international celebrity, he was also something of a Renaissance man. Bowie was deeply involved in the art world.
"Nothing is riskier than not taking risks. Even though Sotheby's is a traditional and conservative organization, we have