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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.
  • Mar 13, 2019

    An Extraordinary Sale Comprising over 970 LotsEstimated at HK$60-82 Million / US$7.7-10.6 MillionOne of the Most Spectacular Sales to Come to Market in Recent Memory A Stunning Array of the Most Sought-After and Rare WinesFrom Bordeaux, Burgundy and Beyond, Including Historic Vintages from Henri Jayer, DRC, Coche-Dury, Ramonet, the First Growths, P...

  • Mar 13, 2019

    Exceptional Results for Inaugural Spirits Live Sale in AsiaLed by The Black Bowmore Archive Cabinet,Sold for HK$4,375,000 / US$563,000 to an Asian Private CollectorWines from the Cellar of Joseph Lau Part II 100% SoldSmashing Pre-Sale High Estimate to Bring HK$52.6 Million / US$6.8 Million Sotheby’s three-day sales series of wines and spirits in ...

  • Mar 13, 2019

    An Architectural Masterpiece by CartierA Diamond and Rock Crystal Bangle-Bracelet featuring a phenomenal 63.66-carat pear-shaped white diamond2,000 hours in the making, the jewel pays tribute to Cartier’s Iconic Art Deco CreationsA Jadeite Bangle - The “Circle of Happiness”“A true treasure of nature” weighing 277.673 carats This April, So...

  • Mar 13, 2019

    The Latest Edition Of Now! An Online Auction Of Contemporary Art, Photography, Design And African & Oceanic Pieces To Open In March With Rock & Roll Photographer Claude Gassian Given Carte Blanche To Curate The Exhibition For the seventh edition of Sotheby’s eclectic and much-anticipated NOW! online auction, photographer Claude Gassian ta...

  • Mar 13, 2019

    Featuring Gifts from her Father, Louis MountbattenAnd Historic Pieces from the Jewellery Box of Queen Victoria To Be Offered at Sotheby’s London on 24 March

  • Mar 13, 2019

    SANDRO BOTTICELLI'S RENAISSANCE MASTERPIECEPORTRAIT OF A YOUNG MAN HOLDING A ROUNDELSELLS FOR RECORD $92.2 MILLIONAT SOTHEBY'S NEW YORK The Highest Ever Price Achieved for an Old Master at Sotheby’s Shatters Previous Botticelli Auction Record By 9 Times One of the Greatest Renaissance Paintings Ever to Come to the Market Last Purchased at Auction...

  • Mar 13, 2019

    Strength in Asia, New Digital Tools, and Luxury Categories Drive Rapid Expansion of Client Base With several auctions still to go before the close of 2020, Sotheby’s consolidated sales thus far this year now stand at over $5 billion. As a result of client focus, adaptation and innovation, Sotheby’s finishes 2020 as the industry leader in this t...

  • Mar 13, 2019

    The Timepieces and Innovationsthat Made Collectors Tick in 2020 SOTHEBY'S WATCHES “2020 has been a transformative year for the watch auction market, perhaps the most significant evolution since the emergence of the collecting category in the 1980s. We have embraced the unprecedented times to start reinventing the way we connect with the ever-grow...

  • Mar 13, 2019

    700 Artworks Spanning 800 YearsStar Works by Botticelli and Rembrandt from New York auction in January to join line-up*Exhibition Opens 5 December*34-35 New Bond Street, W1A 2AA With Sotheby’s poised to re-open the doors once more onto its galleries in New Bond Street in London, this winter season’s series of Old Master and Treasures sales will...

  • Mar 13, 2019

    Featuring Rare Michael Jordan MemorabiliaCelebrating the Iconic Athlete’s LegacyLED BY:MICHAEL JORDAN’S ‘SHATTERED BACKBOARD’GAME WORN AND SIGNED STEFANEL TRIESTE JERSEY**Worn During the Incredible Moment in Basketball HistoryWhen Jordan Dunked the Ball & Shattered the BackboardIn Trieste, Italy in 1985**On Offer from Carlo St...

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  • Jan 23, 2023

    한국 미술품 경매시장이 구매자가 가격 협상에 우선권을 쥔 구매자 주도 시장(Buyer’s market)으로 돌아섰다는 분석이 나왔다. 다만 이런 양상에서도 세계적 명성을 지닌 이우환 작가의 작품 수요는 여전한 것으로 나타났다. 한국미술품감정연구센터(Korea Art Authenticatio...

  • Jan 23, 2023

    Recently, the Korean art auction market has turned to a buyer's market where buyers have priority in price negotiations. However, even in this aspect, the demand for works by Lee Ufan, a world-renowned artist, still remains. According to the Art Market Report 4th Quarter 2022 released by the Korea Art Authentication & Appraisal Research Center ...

  • Dec 21, 2022

    New York: The Asia Week New York Association is pleased to announce that 26 international galleries and six auction houses —Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage Auctions, iGavel, and Sotheby’s–will participate in the 2023 edition of Asia Week New York. Now in its 14th year of celebrating Asian art and culture, the exhibitions and auctions...

  • Oct 31, 2022

    What were the top stories in the auction industry this month? Jaws VHS 1983 - IGS Box 9 MINT and Seal 9 MINT, Wraparound MCA HV Watermarks, MCA Home Video. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions. Auction Highlights This month, we explored some of the spookiest items and events available from around the auction world. Sotheby’s celebrated the season ...

  • Oct 6, 2022

    As a renowned British artist of the 20th century, Francis Bacon needs no introduction. His portfolio of raw and dramatic artworks, rendered in dark palettes, are iconic and continue to both fascinate and baffle the art community today. Contorted figures in isolated settings reflect feelings of pain, despair, pleasure, and terror in Bacon’s artwor...

  • Sep 20, 2022

    The Korean auction market is heating up. Global auction companies have recently opened offices or new exhibitions in Korea. With the recent growth of the Korean art market, Korea is becoming a new arena for global auction companies. Seoul, South Korea at dusk. Image from the public domain via Piqsels. Sotheby’s will soon re-enter Korea. Sotheby...

  • Sep 13, 2022

    New York: Asia Week New York is pleased to announce that Autumn 2022, will run from September 14 to 23 with online and in-person exhibitions–including works from twenty-one international Asian art galleries and six auction houses–Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage, iGavel, and Sotheby’s. Thirteen of the galleries are simultaneously openin...

  • Aug 5, 2022

    Luxury car collectors are again flocking to California’s shore for Monterey Car Week 2022, an annual affair that promises exciting prices for the most coveted vehicles on the market. It will run from August 12 through August 21, 2022. Last year’s Monterey Car Week yielded USD 321 million and an 87% sell-through rate despite ongoing economic pre...

  • Jul 29, 2022

    What is the latest news from around the auction world this July? The highly-anticipated Coeur d’Alene Art Auction of 2022 netted a respectable USD 16.4 million this month after setting numerous world records for American Western artists. Phillips reported a record mid-year high in sales, as well as the opening of a Los Angeles office. Elsewhere, ...

  • Jul 19, 2022

    New York: Asia Week New York–in partnership with Joan B Mirviss LTD–will celebrate the publication of Listening to Clay: Conversations with Contemporary Japanese Ceramic Artists, which coincides with the gallery’s exhibition on view from July 19th to August 26th.   To register for the webinar, held on Tuesday, July 26 at 5:00 p.m. (...

  • Jul 15, 2022

    What happens when art experts change their minds? For one collector, that could result in the loss of a major asset: a painting formerly attributed to Marc Chagall. The piece was worth USD 100,000 until an expert panel weighed in. A painting, formerly attributed to Marc Chagall, owned by Stephanie Clegg. Image courtesy of Stephanie Clegg via The Ne...

  • Jul 6, 2022

    Tomokazu Matsuyama (b. 1976). Image courtesy of Sotheby’s. Tomokazu Matsuyama’s polychromatic art derives inspiration from various eras and cultures. A New York-based Japanese artist, Matsuyama’s techniques and aesthetic styles combine elements from the Japanese Edo and Meiji eras, French Renaissance paintings, and Western popular culture, as...

  • May 31, 2022

    The spring auction season is officially in full swing. This month, the largest auction houses released coveted treasures to the top of the market, and mid-level companies offered fresh finds to the discerning collector. We spoke with several experts to understand the trends and take a closer look at some of the curated catalogs.  Here are the ...

  • May 19, 2022

    The second round of modern and contemporary masterpieces from the collection of Harry and Linda Macklowe just smashed records at Sotheby’s. This second installment brought in USD 246.1 million. Combined with the results from the first sale last November ($676.1 million), the Macklowe Collection is now worth a total of $922 million. This figure pu...

  • Apr 28, 2022

    A major spider sculpture by Louise Bourgeois highlighted Sotheby's Contemporary Evening Auction in Hong Kong on April 27, 2022. It was the most expensive modern and contemporary sculpture ever to be offered in Asia and achieved a record HKD 129.2 million (USD 16.5 million). Louise Bourgeois, Spider IV. Conceived in 1996, cast in 1997. Image courtes...