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In a press release for Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Sale, set for May 12 in New York, the auction house states that
Pablo Picasso, Portrait de femme (Marie-Thérèse), Oil on canvas, 18 ⅛ by 15 in., Painted on December 4, 1937, Est. $4/6 million
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.
Gaze upon Jean-Michel Basquiat's "Undiscovered Genius Of The Mississippi Delta," and your eyes are forced to dart from one
Our flag, like our city, is a palimpsest of histories and a visible record of the past.
Scroll through a preview of "Soviet Art Soviet Sport" below and let us know your thoughts on the exhibition -- set to run
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.
At rival Christie's on Tuesday night, an orange diamond of 14.82 carats sold for 32.64 million Swiss francs. ($1 = 0.9191
The Brinkburn, Maiden Bower, Isles of Scilly, 1898, carrying 9000 bales of cotton from Galveston to Le Havre. Courtesy of
Sotheby's will auction "The Premier Blue," as it's been dubbed, on Oct. 7 in Hong Kong as part of a 40th anniversary event
Raphael, "Head of a Young Apostle", c. 1519-20, photo courtesy of Sotheby's The drawing nearly tripled its pre-sale estimate
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.
Though he hails from a later era -- not to mention East Germany -- Gerhard Richter's massive "Abstraktes Bild (712)" (1990
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
As the title of Bacon's more famous version denotes, the series is based on a 1649 portrait of Pope Innocent X by Diego Velazquez
St. Matthias's armchair miracle follows what the Sun calls "extreme financial hardship that followed the 2009 exodus of its
The Sotheby's exhibit comes after a recent retrospective of Freud's work at the National Portrait Gallery in London, which
Sotheby's London, English Literature, History, Children's Books and Illustrations, 10 July 2012. Potter, Beatrix, Complete
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