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Sotheby’s to Sell Collection of Hunk and Moo Anderson

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Sotheby’s Moves Hong Kong Sales to New York in Bid to Avoid Coronavirus Scare

Monday, February 24th, 2020

$10.3 Million Hockney Sunflowers to Tour Asia Before Sale at Sotheby’s

Thursday, February 6th, 2020

Sotheby’s Re-Organizes, Amy Cappellazzo Heads Expanded Fine Arts Division

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

British Court Orders Sotheby’s Repaid for Disputed Work Sold for $10.8 Million

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

Sotheby’s Names Ruben Work as Star in Old Masters Sale in New York

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

Two Fabrizio Morettis Team Up For Selling Exhibition at Sotheby’s

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Sotheby’s New Owner Patrick Drahi Profiled in Bloomberg

Monday, November 4th, 2019

Marc Jacobs to Sell Work at Sotheby’s Next Month

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

Charles F. Stewart to Take Over at Sotheby’s

Monday, October 28th, 2019

Sotheby’s Has $25m Rothko for New York Sale in November

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Sotheby’s New York to Sell Francis Bacon’s “Pope” this November, Benefitting the Brooklyn Museum

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Robert Mnuchin to Sell de Kooning Work for $25 to $35 Million at Sotheby’s New York

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, October 3rd, 2019

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Sotheby’s and Ugo Rondinone Partner to Fight Bladder Cancer

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Major Print Portfolio to Sell at Sotheby’s London this Fall

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Fourth Sotheby’s Shareholder Sues to Block Drahi Sale

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

Stakeholders Sue Over Sotheby’s Sale

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Lee Rosenbaum Looks at the Auction Landscape as Sotheby’s Goes Private

Monday, July 1st, 2019

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, June 26th, 2019

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019

NY Judge Rules Rybolovlev Suit Against Sotheby’s Can Proceed

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 19th, 2019

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

Sotheby’s Sold to Business Mogul Patrick Drahi

Monday, June 17th, 2019

Sotheby’s London Imp/Modern Sale FEatures £16 Million Modigliani

Friday, June 7th, 2019
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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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