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Modern Indonesian artist Lee Man FongA's Bali Life, 1974, oil on canvas, 82.5 x 184 cm, estimate upon request. Photo: Sotheby's.
Sotheby's announced that their next Comic Strip sale in Paris, on 7 March 2015, will feature selected works by leading comic strip artists from around the world. The sale, with its 300 lots comprising illustrations, paintings and original plates blending historical and contemporary European and American authors, is sure to appeal to international connoisseurs and collectors.
Auction house Sotheby's has expanded its retail arm with the opening of a new store at its Hong Kong headquarters in Pacific Place. The new outlet is a follow-on from the auctioneer's original store which opened in New York in 2010 and has proved highly successful.
A pair of Chinese porcelain vases, which were estimated at $10,000 to $15,000, fetched $1.2 million at Doyle New York. A pair of Chinese porcelain vases sold yesterday for $1.2 million at Doyle New York, soaring 120 times past its low estimate.
Sales of classical Chinese paintings, devotional sculptures from India, Nepal and Tibet and ancient ceramic and porcelain vases and jars, including a rare Ming dynasty bowl, will be among the highlights of Asian Art Week auctions in New York. The sales that begin on Tuesday at Christie's and Sotheby's , a key driver in the global art market, will feature works of art from throughout Asia.
Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty announced that the firm has listed the estate of award-winning New York banker Jared Samos, situated directly adjacent to the Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y. Scarsdale agent Sharleen Fleming and Larchmont agent Anne Feuga have the listing, which is offered at $3,495,000. The residence was constructed in 2009 by Eric Abraham of Comstock Residential Contracting LLC. Abraham has been named for several years on Westchester County Business Journal 's list of the biggest builders in Westchester County.
And the iconic shots of post-war Wales captured by US photographer Bruce Davidson , who made his name with respected global images agency Magnum, are to be auctioned off later this month. Now a visitor attraction with a thriving mature forest, 1960s Cwmcarn, in the Ebbw Valley, where Davidson shot his images, had been left scarred by the mining industry.
Liu Xiaodong , Disobeying the Rules, 1996, oil on canvas, 180 x 230 cm, estimate upon request. Photo: Sotheby's.
The British arm of Sotheby's estate agency has been bought by millionaire property moguls who plan to expand the business and cash in on London's cachet as a home for the super rich. Robin Paterson, who made a multi-million pound fortune with the Hamptons estate agency, and Chris Palmer who made a similar fortune in Hong Kong property, have taken over the Sotheby's Realty franchise in Britain and plan to invest A 7a The move is a significant vote of confidence in the runaway London market for multi-million pound homes, which has fuelled fears that the capital is becoming a distinct property market completely separate from the rest of the country.
Edvard Munch, Two Human Beings. The Lonely Ones. The very rare woodcut printed in black and charcoal grey, 1899.
This undated photo provided by Sotheby's on Sept. 12, 2014 shows an untitled 1955 painting by Mark Rothko in yellow and orange from the estate of Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, a noted horticulturist, philanthropist and Listerine fortune heir.
Sotheby's will hold a series of auctions from the collection of the late Rachel Lambert Mellon in November. The sale will begin on November 10 with a curated selection of fine art that spans four centuries.
"Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1" is one of the most well-known examples of O'Keeffe's flower paintings.
The paintings could fetch upward of $30 million and $15 million, respectively, at Sotheby's New York galleries Nov. 10. NEW YORK - -- Two Mark Rothko paintings are among the objects from the estate of Rachel "Bunny" Mellon coming to auction.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 01:32 pm
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