Monday, September 24, 2012
By Ilya Marritz
A 14-karat gold folding travel clock. A Tiepolo ink drawing of a lady, a deer and a posse of clowns. A Louis XV Chinese lacquer center table. These are some of the objects that graced the homes of the late New York socialite Brooke Astor. Her estate will be auctioned Monday and Tuesday at Sotheby's.
Wednesday, May 02, 2012
One of the art world's most recognizable images - Edvard Munch's "The Scream" - sold Wednesday for a record $119,922,500 at auction in New York City.
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
By Marc Garber : Host, WNYC News
Sotheby's auction house announced Tuesday that one of four versions of Edvard Munch's masterpiece "The Scream" will go on the block on May 2. It estimates the work will sell for $80 million or more.
Friday, November 04, 2011
By Caitlyn Kim
View the top sellers from the fall Impressionist and Modern art auctions at Christie's and Sotheby's — without having to spend millions — here.
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
By Charlie Herman : Business and Economics Editor
To help pay the billions of dollars in claims against the company, Lehman Brothers is selling off assets including real estate holdings, mortgages and even its art collection, which goes under the hammer at Sotheby's this Saturday.