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.
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.
Madison Square Garden President and CEO Tad Smith has resigned to take on the same roles at auction house Sotheby’s.
A record-setting 4.16-pound white truffle has sold for $61,250 at a New York City auction.
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.
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.
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.
The 1974 manuscript penned by The Boss sold for $197,000 at Sotheby’s. The pre-sale estimate was $70,000 to $100,000.
A tiny book of psalms sold for a gargantuan price Tuesday evening.
“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.
Proceeds of the sale will benefit the Ray of Light Foundation, which supports girls’ education in Afghanistan, Pakistan and other countries.
Three early casts from Auguste Rodin’s masterpiece “The Gates of Hell” are coming to a New York City auction.
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.
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.
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.