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Christie’s Raises HK$36 Million for The Nature Conservancy with Sale of...

HONG KONG.- Tremendous applause broke out as the hammer came down on the last picture at Christie’s Evening Sale of Asian Contemporary Art on 28 May 2011. The Leopard by renowned Chinese contemporary artist Zeng Fanzhi (born 1964), sold for HK$36...

Andy Warhol’s First and Last Self-Portraits Fetch a Combined $66 Million...

NEW YORK, NY.- The market for important works by Andy Warhol, the reigning king of Pop, continued to reach new heights at Christie’s New York tonight, as bidders chased two iconic self-portraits by the artist, setting a new world auction record fo...

President Barack Obama Lauds Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

WASHINGTON (AP).- President Barack Obama recognized one former president and 14 artists, athletes, civil rights activists, humanitarians and others Tuesday with the Presidential Medal of Freedom for contributions to society that he said speak to "who ...

Picasso’s La Lecture Sells at Sotheby’s for £25.2 Million in Sale...

LONDON.- Tonight, Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Evening sale was led by Pablo Picasso’s iconic 1932 painting of Marie-Thérèse Walter, La Lecture, which sold to a round of applause for £25,241,250 /$40,711,612 / €29,744,296, more th...

Sotheby’s New York Sale of Antiquities Exceeds $17 Million

NEW YORK, NY.- In a packed salesroom at Sotheby’s on Saturday June 12th, a Marble Torso of an Emperor (probably Augustus, Tiberius or Claudius), Roman Imperial, Julio Claudian, 1st Half of the 1st Century A.D., surpassed all expecta...

Roman Imperial Marble Torso of an Emperor Sells for $7.4 million...

NEW YORK, NY.- In a packed salesroom at Sotheby’s this afternoon, a Marble Torso of an Emperor (probably Augustus, Tiberius or Claudius), Roman Imperial, Julio Claudian, 1st Half of the 1st Century A.D., surpassed all expectations, selling for a r...

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