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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

The Scream (credit: http://www.sothebys.com/en.html)

Munch’s ‘The Scream’ Fetches Record $119.9 Million At Sotheby’s Auction

It is now the most expensive work of art ever sold at auction. The buyer is remaining anonymous.

05/03/2012

Edvard Munch's "The Scream'' (credit: CBS 2)

Munch’s ‘The Scream’ Could Fetch Up To $200 Million At Sotheby’s Auction

It’s one of only four original versions of the 1895 painting of a man holding his head and screaming under a streaked, blood-red sky, which has become a modern symbol for human anxiety.

05/02/2012

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Gotham Gossipist: Carrie Bradshaw’s ‘Sex & The City’ Apartment For Sale

Admit it, ladies. You’ve watched ‘Sex and the City’ and wondered how a freelance writer like Carrie Bradshaw could afford the enormous studio with walk-in closets on the Upper East Side.

03/19/2012

The Scream (credit: http://www.sothebys.com/en.html)

Sotheby’s Auction To Feature Munch’s ‘The Scream’

Sotheby’s announced Tuesday that the work will lead its Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on May 2.

02/21/2012

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