#sothebys Stories

The Art World’s Most Followed Shitposter Is Gaining Unlikely New Fans

Sotheby’s taps Hilde Lynn Helphenstein, the force behind viral art-world meme page...

Sotheby’s and Equinox Shine a Spotlight on Queer Intimacy

On June 21, Sotheby’s and Equinox hosted an intimate cocktail to celebrate “Forms of...

Staggering Sales Suggest a Booming Yet Cautious Art Market

A recent spate of high-value auctions and widespread fair sales suggests that the art market is...

Christo’s Ambitious Arc de Triomphe Wrap Is Underway

Work has kicked off to wrap Paris’s Arc de Triomphe in silvery-blue fabric as a tribute to the...

Business of Design
New Buyers and Millennials Are Driving Record Online Art Sales

Artsy, Sotheby’s, and Christie's have seen a surge in digital buying since the pandemic thanks to

How Rimowa Got its Groove: A Retrospective Debuts at Sotheby’s

The heritage luggage brand's first-ever retrospective is a window into its visual evolution, and...

Les Lalanne’s Dream World Lands at Sotheby’s Paris

The art couple’s vast, personal collection is going up for auction.

Why These Old Nikes Cost Almost $500,000

The Nike “Moon Shoe” is a rarity so prized, it commanded a record price at a recent Sotheby's...

Sotheby’s and Stadium Goods Drop the ‘Ultimate Sneaker Collection’

The auction house and consignment store combine forces, offering up 100 of the rarest kicks.

RM Sotheby’s “Youngtimer” Collector Cars of Tomorrow

RM Sotheby’s is taking up the sale of a new kind of classic car, driven by enthusiasm from folks...

Design Dispatch: March 14, 2017

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

Eric Shiner is Going Rogue

From his new post at Sotheby’s to a stint at The Armory Show, the versatile curator has proved...

History Lesson
Hamilton’s Set Designer Digs Into to the Real Hamilton’s Archives

David Korins, the set designer behind Broadway’s Hamilton, curates an exhibition at...

2016 Edition
Power 100

Our third annual list of influential figures in art, architecture, fashion, real estate, design,...

Sotheby’s Hosts Wyeth 20th Anniversary Design Auction in New York

In addition to it's routine design sale this week, Sotheby's is hosting Wyeth: The Art of Timeless...