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Banksy would definitely hate Art Basel’s Banksy museum

Banksy would definitely hate Art Basel’s Banksy museum

Legions of artists, collectors, celebrities, and laypeople have descended upon Miami, Florida, for the city’s art week, and one of the buzziest exhibits happens to…
An Awkward Moment for the Russian Art Market

An Awkward Moment for the Russian Art Market

“Blind Man’s Bluff,” a painting by Konstantin Egorovich Makovsky, sold for 4.3 million pounds, or about $5.5 million — double the low estimate and a new auction high for the artist.
Rough Drafts of Richard Feynman’s Ideas Head to Auction

Rough Drafts of Richard Feynman’s Ideas Head to Auction

The Nobel Prize of the physicist Richard P. Feynman is displayed at Sotheby’s on Wednesday.
Rough Drafts of Richard Feynman’s Ideas Head to Auction

Rough Drafts of Richard Feynman’s Ideas Head to Auction

The Nobel Prize of the physicist Richard P. Feynman is displayed at Sotheby’s on Wednesday.
From moon rocks to astronaut suits, Sotheby’s has the best gifts for space fans

From moon rocks to astronaut suits, Sotheby’s has the best gifts for space fans

NASA-branded swag is having a fashion moment, and Sotheby’s has something even more special for the aerospace enthusiast on your holiday gift list. Tomorrow (Nov.…
International Auction Houses Sotheby's, Bonhams Say They'll Stop Selling Rhino Horn

International Auction Houses Sotheby's, Bonhams Say They'll Stop Selling Rhino Horn

International auction house Sotheby’s has canceled an upcoming sale of rhino horn artifacts in Hong Kong and joined other companies like Bonhams in saying they will no longer list any goods containing
The Machine That Drives the Auction World

The Machine That Drives the Auction World

David Hockney’s “Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)” was offered without a minimum reserve price. It sold for $90.3 million, an auction record for a work by living artist.

The (RED) All-Diamond Ring by Jony Ive + Marc Newson

With somewhere between 2000 and 3000 facets, a ring designed by Apple‘s Jony Ive and acclaimed industrial designer Marc Newson will be laser-cut from one single diamond. The stone will be produced
Marie Antoinette’s jewelry—including a lock of her hair—is up for auction

Marie Antoinette’s jewelry—including a lock of her hair—is up for auction

Tonight (Nov. 14) in Geneva, Sotheby’s will auction a collection of royal jewelry that spans from the reign of Louis XVI to the fall of…
Hopper Painting Sells for Record $91.9 Million at Christie’s

Hopper Painting Sells for Record $91.9 Million at Christie’s

Edward Hopper’s “Chop Suey,” an oil on canvas from 1929, sold for $91.9 million on Tuesday night.
Hopper Painting Sells for Record $91.9 Million at Christie’s

Hopper Painting Sells for Record $91.9 Million at Christie’s

Edward Hopper’s “Chop Suey,” an oil on canvas from 1929, sold for $91.9 million on Tuesday night.
Let Them Cast Bids! Marie Antoinette’s Jewels Headed to Auction at Sotheby’s

Let Them Cast Bids! Marie Antoinette’s Jewels Headed to Auction at Sotheby’s

The auction, held by Sotheby's in Geneva, features royal jewels from the Habsburgs to the Bourbon-Parmas.
Jony Ive Designs a Solid $250,000 Diamond Ring for Charity

Jony Ive Designs a Solid $250,000 Diamond Ring for Charity

Apple design chief Jony Ive, whose innovations include the iPod, iMac, MacBook Air, iPhone and iPad, has designed a special ring in conjunction with industrial designer Marc Newson exclusively for
Apple’s Jony Ive Designed a $150,000 Ring Made Entirely Out of Diamonds

Apple’s Jony Ive Designed a $150,000 Ring Made Entirely Out of Diamonds

The Apple designer's diamond ring will be sold at a Sotheby's auction in December.

Jony Ive’s $250,000 ring dazzles with a unibody diamond

Want to show your Apple-loving significant other that you really care about them? If so — and you happen to have $150,000-$250,000 at your disposal — you might want to participate in a new Sotheby’s
More Is More: Saint Laurent and Bergé’s Style Flies at Auction Again

More Is More: Saint Laurent and Bergé’s Style Flies at Auction Again

A Russian-inspired interior at Pierre Bergé and Yves Saint Laurent’s “dacha” in Benerville, France.
This Chinese supermarket of “emptiness” is a cousin to Banksy’s self-shredding art

This Chinese supermarket of “emptiness” is a cousin to Banksy’s self-shredding art

Over the weekend of October 13 and 14, more than a thousand people entered Sotheby’s in London to view the result of what is now…
Here’s your once-in-a-lifetime chance to own a Moon rock

Here’s your once-in-a-lifetime chance to own a Moon rock

We're all pretty familiar with the Moon from a very young age. It's usually one of the first topics talked about in our earliest science classes in school, and we can see it most nights just by gazing
You Can Buy Actual Moon Rocks for the First Time in Decades

You Can Buy Actual Moon Rocks for the First Time in Decades

Now's your chance to blow a million bucks on some "tremendously rare" space pebbles.
Real Moon Rocks Go Up For Auction in New York, Expected to Fetch Nearly $1 Million

Real Moon Rocks Go Up For Auction in New York, Expected to Fetch Nearly $1 Million

Have you ever wanted to own a piece of the moon? Now might be your chance, if you have a million bucks lying around. Next month Sotheby’s in New York will auction off some of the only moon rocks that