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7 hrs ago | Art Daily
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.
12 hrs ago | Anorak
IN September 1994, a reel-to-reel tape emerged and was put up for auction. Sotheby's were all over it because this wasn't any old recording they had on their hands.
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.
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.
The only map drawn by Lawrence of Arabia during a key struggle against the Ottoman Empire is expected to fetch up to A 100k at auction. The hand drawn document with notes, which shows northern Arabia, is more than 90 years old and will be sold at Sotheby's on November 4. It was used in TE Lawrence's legendary journey across the desert in the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire leading to the capture of Aqaba in 1917.
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.
It looks like Sotheby's and Christie's will soon need to expand their auctioning empire into the digital realm. Artist Michael Green recreated the famous Balloon Dog by Jeff Koons - only digitally.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:06 am
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