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Sotheby’s has been uniting collectors with world-class works of art since 1744. Sotheby’s became the first international auction house when it expanded from London to New York (1955), the first to conduct sales in Hong Kong (1973), India (1992) and France (2001), and the first international fine art auction house in China (2012). Today, Sotheby’s presents auctions in ten different salesrooms, including New York, London, Hong Kong and Paris, and Sotheby’s Bid Now programme allows visitors to view all auctions live online and place bids from anywhere in the world.

    • Sotheby’s - Mar 5, 2019

      Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Apex, 1986, sold for about $10.8 million. Tonight, at Sotheby’s London, the auction house sold £93.3 million (about $122.9 million) worth of contemporary art in an auction that saw 60 of 66 lots sell, yielding a robust 91 percent sell-through rate. Three auction records were set, for artists Rebecca Warren, Ada...

    • Sotheby’s - Feb 26, 2019

      Claude Monet, Le Palais Ducal, 1908, sold for $36.4 million.COURTESY SOTHEBY’S At its salesroom on Tuesday evening in London, Sotheby’s sold £87.7 million (about $116.3 million) worth of art in a doubleheader: an Impressionist-modern sale that flowed into one of Surrealism. The auctions offered the first major chance to assess the state o...