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Mark Rothko's "Untitled (Yellow and Blue)" and Roy Lichtenstein's "The Ring (Engagement)" auctioned for a total of over $88 million at Sotheby's on Tuesday, May 12. (Credit: Sotheby's)

Works By Rothko, Lichtenstein Bring In Over $88 Million At Sotheby’s Auction

Major works by Mark Rothko and Roy Lichtenstein brought in over $88 million at a Sotheby’s auction of contemporary art on the Upper East Side.

05/12/2015

Claude Monet, Water Lilies (credit: Jennifer Eberhart)

6 Claude Monet Masterpieces To Be Auctioned In May

Six paintings by French impressionist painter Claude Monet are among the stars heading for New York City’s spring art auctions that could realize between $78 million and $110 million, Sotheby’s announced Friday.

04/04/2015

Tad Smith (Photo by David Dow/NBAE/Getty Images)

Madison Square Garden President And CEO Tad Smith Resigns

Madison Square Garden President and CEO Tad Smith has resigned to take on the same roles at auction house Sotheby’s.

03/16/2015

The largest white truffle in the world is on display at Sotheby's New York on December 5, 2014. The truffle was found last week in the Umbrian region of Italy weighing 4.16 pounds or 1.89 kilos. It is nearly twice the size of the existing record holder, which was sold for $417,200 in 2010. Sothebys will offer this truffel on December 6 and with expected to start at $50,000. AFP PHOTO / Timothy A CLARY (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Record-Setting 4.16-Pound Truffle Sells For $61,250 In NYC

A record-setting 4.16-pound white truffle has sold for $61,250 at a New York City auction.

12/06/2014

Bob Dylan gestures as he performs on stage during the 21st edition of the Vieilles Charrues music festival on July 22, 2012 in Carhaix-Plouguer, western France.  (Credit: FRED TANNEAU/AFP/GettyImages)

Lyric Sheet For Dylan’s ‘Like A Rolling Stone’ Auction Off For $2 Million

A handwritten draft of the timeless Bob Dylan classic “Like a Rolling Stone” sold for $2 million at auction Tuesday, in what Sotheby’s called a world record for a popular music manuscript.

06/24/2014

An authentic Damien Hirst "spin" painting (credit: Getty Images)

Pastor Kevin Sutherland Convicted Of Trying To Sell Fake Damien Hirst Art

Kevin Sutherland tried to sell two counterfeit examples of Hirst’s circular “spin” paintings and three bogus Hirst “spot” prints for $185,000, prosecutors said.

04/08/2014

One of John Lennon's drawings, from 1964, set to go up for auction at Sotheby's. (credit: Sotheby's)

John Lennon Art, Manuscripts Set To Hit Auction Block

The “You Might Well Arsk” sale of the late Beatles singer’s material is scheduled to take place June 4 in New York, Sotheby’s said.

03/23/2014

Bruce Springsteen "Born To Run" manuscript has been auctioned off for $197,000 at Sotheby's in New York. (credit: Sotheby's)

Handwritten Springsteen ‘Born To Run’ Manuscript Sells For $197,000 At Auction

The 1974 manuscript penned by The Boss sold for $197,000 at Sotheby’s. The pre-sale estimate was $70,000 to $100,000.

12/05/2013

A copy of the the "Bay Psalm Book" sold for $14.2 million at Sotheby's auction on Nov. 26, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Centuries-Old Book Of Psalms Sells For Record $14 Million

A tiny book of psalms sold for a gargantuan price Tuesday evening.

11/26/2013

"The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre," published in 1940, could set a record when it goes up for auction. (credit: Sotheby's)

Book Of Psalms Printed In 1640 Could Net $30 Million At Auction

“The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre,” believed to be the first book ever printed in what is now the United States, could set a record when it goes up for auction.

11/26/2013

"Trois femmes a la table rouge" by Fernand Leger, a painting owned by US singer Madonna, is on display during a preview of Sotheby's Impressionist and Modern Art sales in New York on May 3, 2013. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Madonna’s French Painting Sells At NYC Auction For $7.2 Million

Proceeds of the sale will benefit the Ray of Light Foundation, which supports girls’ education in Afghanistan, Pakistan and other countries.

05/08/2013

"The Thinker" by Auguste Rodin (credit: Sotheby's)

Three Rodin Sculptures Headed To NYC Auction

Three early casts from Auguste Rodin’s masterpiece “The Gates of Hell” are coming to a New York City auction.

04/12/2013

Rare Chinese 'Ding' Bowl (credit: Sotheby's)

Rare Chinese Bowl Bought For $3 At NY Tag Sale Sells For $2.2M

An upstate New York family was bowled over, after a tag sale purchase fir a mere $3 turned out to be worth $2.22 million.

03/20/2013

Brooke Astor on December 17, 2002. (file/credit: Lawrence Lucier/Getty Images)

Brooke Astor’s Art, Jewelry And Furnishings To Be Auctioned Off For Charity

In keeping with Astor’s wishes and life’s motto that “money is like manure; it should be spread around,” all the proceeds from the sale will go to the institutions and causes she supported.

09/23/2012

Andy Warhol's "Double Elvis" Auctioned At Sotheby's. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Warhol’s ‘Double Elvis’ Auctioned For $37M; Others Also Fetch Millions

Andy Warhol’s “Double Elvis” sold Wednesday for $37 million and works by Roy Lichtenstein and Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei broke their own records at Sotheby’s contemporary art sale.

05/09/2012

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