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Drake Makes a Mixtape for Sotheby’s

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

For his latest trick, Drake sets black contemporary art at Sotheby's to the music of Rihanna, Riff Raff, Chief Keef, and Drake. Beats By Dre included. 
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The Takeaway

Rare Stamp Sells For $9.5 Million at Auction

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

On Tuesday evening, a 1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta stamp crossed Sotheby's auction block and sold for a record-breaking $9.5 million, setting a new record for the most expensive stamp sold at auction and the most valuable object by weight and size.

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Mozart Manuscript that Evaded the Nazis Up for Sale on Tuesday

Sunday, May 18, 2014

An incomplete Kyrie by Mozart has resurfaced and will be auctioned at Sotheby’s, where it is expected to fetch from $500,000 to $800,000.

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Features

NY Art Handlers and Sotheby's Resolve Contract

Friday, June 01, 2012

Teamsters Local 814 announced Thursday that workers had voted to approve a new agreement that includes pay raises and maintains health and retirement benefits.

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Teamsters Art Handlers Picket Sotheby's Following Lockout

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Forty three art handlers employed by Sotheby's picketed the auction house on Tuesday alongside other members of Teamsters Local 814. The handlers were locked out on Friday afternoon, according to the union, after contract re-negotiations ground to a halt. In the interim, Sotheby's has hired temporary art handlers.

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Christie's Sells Matisse for $48.8 Million at Fall Auction

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

The bronze sculpture by Henri Matisse, Nu de Dos, 4 État sold for nearly $48.8 million at Christie's on Wednesday, a record for the artist at auction.

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Record-Breaking Modigliani Sale Kicks Off Fall Art Auction Season

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

A fortnight of the year's most anticipated art sales got off to a bang on Tuesday night. An undisclosed buyer purchased Amedeo Modigliani's Nu Assis Sur un Divan (La Belle Romaine) for a whopping $68.9 million.

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