Monthly Archives: May 2012

Homepage_Thailand-crop shows increase in key metrics


Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that in the year since launching its redesigned website,, it has seen increases in key traffic metrics. In the first quarter of 2012 there were more than… Read more »


Sotheby’s First Ever Comic Strip Sale


Paris, May 2012 – Sotheby’s first-ever auction of comic strips will be held in Paris on July 4. The highly selective catalogue features a hundred lots by outstanding exponents of what the French call ‘The… Read more »

Art Dinner

Art Dinner at Bliss Beach Club


The Think Design Art Dinner this Friday 25th at Bliss Beach Club on Bangtao Beach will feature international artist Gomez Bueno, combining six pieces of Gomez’s art with a specifically designed dish responding to and… Read more »

Beau Sancy

The Beau Sancy diamond sells for CHF 9,042,500 (USD 9,699,618)


On 15th May 2012 at Sotheby’s Geneva, the Beau Sancy, one of the most important historic diamonds ever to come to auction, sold for CHF 9,042,500 (USD 9,699,618), almost five times the pre-sale low estimate… Read more »


Yayoi Kusama at Sotheby’s HK


Sotheby’s Hong Kong has announced that YAYOI KUSAMA – Hong Kong Blooms in My Mind, a selling exhibition of works by contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama will be held from 19 to 31 May 2012… Read more »


Sotheby’s makes auction history


Auction history was made at Sotheby’s on 2nd May when Edvard Munch’s iconic masterpiece The Scream sold for $119,922,500 / £73,921,284 / €91,033,826 in New York, marking a new world record for any work of… Read more »