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Elon Musk’s billionaire moon passenger says he’s broke

Elon Musk’s billionaire moon passenger says he’s broke

Yusaku Maezawa, CEO of struggling online retailer Zozo, paid an undisclosed sum to travel as a private passenger aboard SpaceX's first flight around the moon.
Sotheby’s tira los muros: 8.400 metros cuadrados de arte gratuito en el centro de Nueva York

Sotheby’s tira los muros: 8.400 metros cuadrados de arte gratuito en el centro de Nueva York

La nueva sede global de la casa de subastas, reformada por el japonés Shohei Shigematsu, expone 1.400 obras y dedica a galerías un espacio mayor que el Guggenheim o el Whitney

New Art Academy Founder Elena Zavelev: ‘The Market Is More and More Ready for Digital Art’

'Today, in our day and age, we can’t even separate digital art from traditional art,' says CADAF founder Elena Zavelev.
How to Move a Masterpiece? If It’s This Big, Very Carefully

How to Move a Masterpiece? If It’s This Big, Very Carefully

It took two and a half days for a Paris-based conservator and shipping crew to pack the 20-foot-by-11-foot “La Jeunesse de Bacchus” to ship it to New York City.

Q&A: Sotheby’s Ex-Top Salesman Nanne Dekking Wants a Whole New Way of Trading Art

Sotheby's top salesman-turned-art entrepreneur Nanne Dekking opens up about how his startup, Artory, could upend the art industry—in a good way.
$14.8 Million ‘Simpsons’-Themed Art Was the Main KAWS Attraction at Hong Kong Sotheby’s Auction

$14.8 Million ‘Simpsons’-Themed Art Was the Main KAWS Attraction at Hong Kong Sotheby’s Auction

Brooklyn-based artist KAWS sold a $14.8 million piece inspired by the Beatles and re-imagined with characters from 'The Simpsons.'

Arts Power 50: The Changemakers Shaping the Art World in 2019

The 50 individuals working to strengthen the impact, reach, social responsibility or financial stability of the arts industry in 2019.
Study Finds That Blue and Red Make Auction House Gold

Study Finds That Blue and Red Make Auction House Gold

A new study has found that abstract paintings dominated by blue and red will sell for more at auction than any other primary or secondary color. “Colors, Emotions, and the Auction Value of Paintings”

Will New, Higher Buyers’ Premiums at Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips Cause Auction Prices to Dive?

The major auction houses all raised their buyers' premiums in 2019, making some collectors think twice before placing that winning bid.
Sotheby’s Reports 16 Percent Increase in Sales in 2018

Sotheby’s Reports 16 Percent Increase in Sales in 2018

Sotheby’s technicians hanging a Monet, “Le Palais Ducal,” for an auction in London last week.
Sotheby’s New York to Expand Gallery Space

Sotheby’s New York to Expand Gallery Space

The auction house announced a redesign and expansion of its headquarters on the Upper East Side that is being led by the designer Shohei Shigematsu of OMA.
NIGO Teams up With Sotheby’s to Auction off Personal Art Collection

NIGO Teams up With Sotheby’s to Auction off Personal Art Collection

Japanese designer, music producer, and entrepreneur NIGO is returning to Sotheby’s for another auction from his personal collection, called NIGOLDENEYE Vol. 1. NIGOLDENEYE, coined by NIGO’s friend and
Sotheby’s subasta por primera vez una obra de arte creada con inteligencia artificial

Sotheby’s subasta por primera vez una obra de arte creada con inteligencia artificial

La instalación, de Mario Klingemann, tiene un precio de salida de unos 40.000 euros
Subastado por seis millones de euros un dibujo de Rubens, propiedad de la familia real holandesa

Subastado por seis millones de euros un dibujo de Rubens, propiedad de la familia real holandesa

Los museos nacionales han criticado que la obra, que pertenecía a la princesa Cristina, tía del rey Guillermo, no les fuera ofrecida antes de la venta

Sotheby’s Will Host the Highest-Estimated Wine Auction in History

The auction, which will take place in Hong Kong, has been estimated to fetch up to $26 million U.S. dollars in profit.

Sotheby’s Female-First Masters Sale Seems Like a Press Stunt—Here’s Why It’s Not

Sotheby's sale of masterworks by women from the 16th to 19th centuries genuinely tries to address the sidelining of women in the pre-modern art world.
De la calle a la subasta: Sotheby’s vende monopatines a millón de euros

De la calle a la subasta: Sotheby’s vende monopatines a millón de euros

La compañía celebra una puja por una colección privada de 248 tablas diseñadas para la marca Supreme por Louis Vuitton, Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami o Damien Hirst