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Above is the work of Pop Art darling Roy Lichtenstein, who in 1962 created the comic book homage that is "The Ring (Engagement
A few more of the women in Picasso's life make appearances in the November 3 sale. Picasso rendered the image of Françoise
Two years ago a version of Edvard Munch's The Scream fetched $120 million at auction. Last year a Francis Bacon portrait reached $143 million. To the outside world, the pricing of art is a mystery.
Scroll through a preview of the seven Basquiat works below and let us know your thoughts on the selection in the comments
Our flag, like our city, is a palimpsest of histories and a visible record of the past.
Olga P. Vaulina (1902–1996), In a sports hall. 1930s, Oil on canvas. 132 by 101 сm, The ‘New Gallery’ Art Foundation Boris
The "Pink Star", a huge flawless pink diamond, sold for 76.3 million Swiss francs ($83.02 million) including commission fees in Geneva on Wednesday, a world record price for a gemstone at auction, Sotheby's said.
In all, four people, including two Asian clients, bid on the oval-shaped diamond, which was mounted on a ring and weighed
The Granite Slate, Porthcurno, 1895, a Yankee windjammer making for Swansea. Courtesy of Sotheby's. Scroll through a preview
A rare 7.59 carat diamond -- the world's largest in the Fancy Vivid blue category -- will likely fetch more than $19 million
The drawing nearly tripled its pre-sale estimate of £10-15 million ($16-24 million), as four bidders battled over the work
Confirming that it was his expert opinion that Fletcher owned the first Doig painting to be sold, Bartlow set out to have the painting authenticated by Peter Doig himself. And that's where the story gets weird.
Auctioneer Tobias Meyer told the phone bidder, "I have all the time in the world." Patience paid off as the widely exhibited
In the past, works by Daqian have sold in the millions at auction, with one work setting a record in 2011 with a price tag
Bacon is known for his series of "Pope" paintings, which he created in the years following World War II. Including his "Study
St. Matthias Anglican Church in Victoria, B.C. must have had their prayers answered when they stumbled upon an estimated
See a slideshow of the work below, and let us know your thoughts in the comments section: A Sotheby's exhibition in London
Art and book collectors alike can delight in the recent sale of a series of original, rare Beatrix Potter illustrations through
Here's the rundown: The two opposing aquamaniles measure in at under a foot, both originating in the decadent times of the
A 900-year-old ceramic dish dating back to China's Song dynasty has sold for $26.7 million at a Sotheby's auction in Hong