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Antiquities Expert Charged With Trafficking in Cambodian Artifacts

Antiquities Expert Charged With Trafficking in Cambodian Artifacts

Prosecutors say Douglas A. J. Latchford, 88, a dealer in and collector of Southeast Asian antiquities, falsified documents to make looted treasures easier to sell on the art market.
Antiquities Expert Charged With Trafficking in Cambodian Artifacts

Antiquities Expert Charged With Trafficking in Cambodian Artifacts

Prosecutors say Douglas A. J. Latchford, 88, a dealer in and collector of Southeast Asian antiquities, falsified documents to make looted treasures easier to sell on the art market.
This “Kidnapped” Banksy Statue Is Expected to Fetch Over $1 Million at Auction

This “Kidnapped” Banksy Statue Is Expected to Fetch Over $1 Million at Auction

A Banksy statue titled, ‘The Drinker’ is predicted to fetch the highest price at a Sotheby’s auction on Tuesday, November 19. The work, described by the auction house as his “most ambitious sculptural
Sotheby’s Banks on Its Own Wine Brand

Sotheby’s Banks on Its Own Wine Brand

The auction house launched a collection of 12 wines under its own label.
Fall Art Auctions See Significant Declines

Fall Art Auctions See Significant Declines

Houses do the best with what they have. But it’s “a season with few trophies,” said one expert.
Sotheby's despeja a lo grande su sede neoyorquina

Sotheby's despeja a lo grande su sede neoyorquina

La reforma del edificio dota de 8.400 metros de espacio expositivo a la histórica casa de subastas
Will Global Jitters Dull the Glitter of New York’s Art Gigaweek?

Will Global Jitters Dull the Glitter of New York’s Art Gigaweek?

A rediscovered David Hockney and a welded hippo are among some 2,000 works coming to auction. But only a handful are trophies.

The Strokes’ Fabrizio Moretti Wants You to Invest in Old Master Paintings

With Sotheby's, the former Strokes drummer has created an installation to enhance the colors of Renaissance-era paintings about to hit the auction block.

New Sotheby’s Owner Patrick Drahi Aims to Cut $66 Million in Costs

Drahi has a lot of experience with pulling off acquisitions, but whether an auction house can succeed like a telecom company remains to be seen.

Sotheby’s Replaces CEO With Longtime Ally of New Owner Patrick Drahi

Former CEO Tad Smith oversaw a turbulent period for the auction house that included significant fluctuations in sales returns.

Sotheby’s Switches C.E.O.s Two Weeks Before Auction Season

Charles F. Stewart, a communications and media executive, will replace Tad Smith.
La botella de whisky más cara del mundo: Un Macallan de 1926 se vende por 1,7 millones de euros

La botella de whisky más cara del mundo: Un Macallan de 1926 se vende por 1,7 millones de euros

Solo se destilaron 40 botellas del licor envejecidas durante 60 años en barricas de roble de Jerez
A recently found Ben Enwonwu painting has sold at seven times its valuation for $1.4 million

A recently found Ben Enwonwu painting has sold at seven times its valuation for $1.4 million

It is not the only fascinating story of the Nigerian artist's work

Brooklyn Museum Hopes to Sell Francis Bacon Painting for $8M to Fund Major New Purchases

It's one of only six of Bacon's 'Tangier Paintings' that survived the artist's destruction; nevertheless, the museum says it's not a priority.
El biombo mexicano de la conquista se queda sin comprador

El biombo mexicano de la conquista se queda sin comprador

La subasta de la obra, valorada entre tres y cinco millones de dólares y considerada patrimonio nacional en México, se queda desierta

How Sotheby’s Hong Kong Fall Auction Total of $426 Million Compares to Past Years

Among the big wins was a $25.2 million hammer price for 'Nu,' the final masterpiece by the Chinese-French painter Sanyu.
Banksy Painting ‘Devolved Parliament’ Sells for $12 Million

Banksy Painting ‘Devolved Parliament’ Sells for $12 Million

The artistic evolution revolution, with chimps in the role of members of the House of Commons, set an auction high for the artist.
Banksy’s “Devolved Parliament” Sells for Record $12.1 Million

Banksy’s “Devolved Parliament” Sells for Record $12.1 Million

Banksy has set a new record price for his work, with his Devolved Parliament painting fetching $12,142,893 at auction. That obliterated the previous record, $1.9 million for his stenciling over a
Banksy Painting ‘Devolved Parliament’ Sells for $12 Million

Banksy Painting ‘Devolved Parliament’ Sells for $12 Million

The artistic evolution revolution, with chimps in the role of members of the House of Commons, set an auction high for the artist.