Category Archives: Sotheby’s Auction House

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Sotheby’s HK 20th Century Chinese Art Autumn Sale 2012

Sotheby’s Hong Kong 20th Century Chinese Art Autumn Sale 2012 will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on 7th October 2012.  Following last season’s success, the meticulously curated sale this Autumn… Read more »

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Zadok Ben-David at the Singapore Botanic Gardens

  Patti Wong, Chairman of Sotheby’s Asia, today announced that the company will host its first selling exhibition of outdoor sculpture in Asia with the support of the National Parks Board and Singapore Tourism Board… 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 »

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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 »

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Bacon, Figure Writing Reflected in Mirror

Major painting by Francis Bacon to feature in Sotheby’s May 2012 Contemporary Art Sale

Sotheby’s 9th May 2012 Contemporary Art Evening Sale in New York will feature Figure Writing Reflected In Mirror, among the most powerful and sophisticated paintings by Francis Bacon. The work incorporates some of the artist’s… Read more »


Sotheby’s Hong Kong to hold Contemporary Asian Art Spring Sale 2012 on 2 April

Hong Kong Public Exhibition: 31 March – 2 April | Auction: 2 April Sotheby’s Hong Kong will hold its Contemporary Asian Art Spring Sale 2011 on 2 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition… Read more »


Sotheby’s to Offer Roy Lichtenstein’s ‘Sleeping Girl’ From 1964

Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Contemporary Art on 9 May 2012 will feature Roy Lichtenstein’s Sleeping Girl from 1964 (36 x 36 in., 91.5 x 91.5 cm) – one of the high-points of the artist’s comic… Read more »