Auction

On November 15, Sotheby’s hosted the first of two stand-alone auctions of the Macklowe Collection. The results were historic. In total, the sale achieved a landmark $676.1 million, making it the most…

Without Claude Monet, there is no Mark Rothko, no Jackson Pollock, no Clyfford Still. His masterful rendering of light, bold coloration and gestural brushwork were not just resplendent, they…

The auction of a Roman Villa—known as Villa Aurora or Casino Dell’Aurora—has recently been announced and set a stir within the art world. Why? Because it contains the only known ceiling mural…
On Thursday, October 14, one of Banksy’s most iconic artworks—a self-destructive piece entitled Love is in the Bin—sold for triple its high estimate at $25,383,941 (£18,582,000), setting a new record…

Discover two ultra-rare Swiss automata, made for the Chinese market in the 19th century. The magnificent McCullough automaton box is the last and greatest musical magician box to remain in private…

 

Get film poster expert Bruce Marchant’s top tips on starting a collection and discover some of the gems he’d recommend to more established collectors from our upcoming sale Original Film…

Wayne Thiebaud’s painting of a young tennis player sold for almost  $8.5 million on May 13, 2021, nearly five times the Christie’s estimate of $1.2–1.8 million.

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of JAY-Z’s Reasonable Doubt, his pioneering debut album that forever changed Hip Hop, the legendary artist, entrepreneur and philanthropist has commissioned multi…