Sotheby’s was founded in 1744 as a book auctioneer and has since expanded to sell many of the world’s most valuable fine and decorative arts, wine, jewellery and other precious objects.

Sotheby’s was the first international auction house to expand from London to New York, and the first to conduct sales in Hong Kong. Today, Sotheby’s maintains 90 offices in 40 countries, with principal salesrooms in New York, London, Hong Kong and Paris.


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Provoke! (NSFW), Top Lists | Andrey V.

Since Sotheby’s huge erotic art auction is just around the corner, we've made a selection of the ten most provocative works that'll be coming up for sale.

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Star Lots of the November 2017 Auction Week in New York

Art Market, Art News | Angie Kordic

While we enjoy the frenzy behind the sale of Leonardo's Salvator Mundi, we take a look at all the winners of the New York Auction Week 2017.

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The November 2017 Auction Week in New York Looking to Beat its Own Record

Art Market, Art News | Andrey V.

As four major auction houses prepare artworks, the stage is set for the November's mega-sale season in New York that promises to shatter all records.

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