Art & Auctions




Apollo with the Nymphs

Winter 2015

François Girardon (1628-1715)br /France, 1666-1675br /Marblebr /Musée national des châteaux de Ve ...

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$25m Paris car sale sets record for Bonhams

Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Vintage cars continue to be snapped up at record prices, with a recent Bonhams sale in Paris witnessing a 1965 Aston Martin Convertible fetching a ...

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Dubai exhibition lines up top works

Mon, Feb 16, 2015

An exhibition featuring works from Damien Hirst, Andy Warhol, Ron Arad and Jean Prouve to coincide with next month’s Art Week 2015 in Dubai, ...

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Sotheby’s sets London record

Sun, Feb 15, 2015

A Sotheby’s sale of impressionist, modern and surrealist art fetched $280.18 million, setting a new record as the highest total for any aucti ...

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Masterpiece 2015 grows in stature

Sun, Feb 15, 2015

Masterpiece London will feature several “exceptional and returning exhibitors” at its 2015 edition. spanThe event, which prov ...

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$46m abstract sets European record

Thu, Feb 12, 2015

A Sotheby’s sale of contporary European art achieved a new milestone for the auction house in the category, with a masterpiece by Gerhard R ...

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Sotheby’s to stage fundraising auction for children

Fri, Jan 23, 2015

Sotheby’s is to stage a fundraising auction in February in support of a major charity initiative to help educate underprivileged children in ...

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UBS backs Jeddah art show

Wed, Jan 21, 2015

UBS, one of the world’s leading wealth managers, will partner with the Saudi Art Council to sponsor the 2015 edition of Jeddah Arts “21 ...

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Holdeman gets key post at Sotheby’s

Tue, Jan 20, 2015

International auction house Sotheby’s has appointed of Joshua Holdan as Worldwide Head of 20th Century Design, Photographs and Prints. ...

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$457,000 price tag for Royal coach

Thu, Jan 15, 2015

A stately coach commissioned by King William IV of the UK is expected to fetch close to half a million dollars an upcoming auction. spanT ...

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$101m sculpture was top buy at Sotheby’s in 2014

Fri, Jan 2, 2015

A sculpture beat other works of art and paintings including a $61 million Van Gogh to fetch the highest price at Sotheby’s auctions last year ...

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Size matters: art records in 2014

Fri, Jan 2, 2015

The most valuable object by weight and size sold by Sotheby’s in 2014 was The British Guiana One‐Cent Black on Magenta which sold in June at ...

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Christie’s Indian art sale fetches $12.09 million

Sat, Dec 13, 2014

Christie’s second auction in India totalled Rs752.74 million ($12.09 million) with the works selling 90 per cent by lot and 97 per cent by va ...

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Christie’s to sell top Indian modern art

Wed, Dec 10, 2014

Mumbai will once again take its place at the heart of the international art market tomorrow as Christie’s holds its second auction in India. ...

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By George! Thanksgiving Proclamation worth millions is sold

Wed, Dec 3, 2014

An historic Thanksgiving Proclamation from George Washington, the first President of the US, has been sold to a private collector. The only ...

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