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Some Of History's Naughtiest Artworks Head To Sotheby's Erotic Sale

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.15.2017 | Arts

Warning: This post contains images of erotic artwork. Very, very, very erotic artwork that may not be suitable for your workplace. For the first time...

The Art Market in 2016

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 12.21.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

This past year, the art market has continued to perform well, which has been seen through top works soaring far above estimates in the spring and fall...

In the Wake of Trump Victory, New York's Auction Week Perseveres With Solid Results

MutualArt | Posted 11.17.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

Edvard Munch, Pikene på broen (Girls on the Bridge), 1902, oil on canvas, 39 3/4 x 40 3/8 in. (101 x 102.5 cm). Estimate: on request, in excess of $5...

Auction Market Holds Strong in Light of Last Week's Market Fluctuations

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 11.16.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

After steep fluctuations in the U.S. market last week, many eyes have shifted to the major auction houses to see if there would be repercussions in th...

What to expect during November's auction season

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 10.27.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

In New York, there are specialty art auctions throughout the year, but all eyes are on the day and evening sales in November and May that bring out t...

David Bowie's Personal Art Collection At Sotheby's London

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 09.21.2016 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

David Bowie was not only a rock star and international celebrity, he was also something of a Renaissance man. Bowie was deeply involved in the art world.

Can Central and Eastern Europe be United? Yes, Sotheby's Knows How.

Josue Lopez Calderon | Posted 06.02.2016 | Arts
Josue Lopez Calderon

Co-authored with Ruxanda Renita Until recently, Central and Eastern European (CEE) art was fairly underrepresented in the market as well as in the m...

Here's A Rare Glimpse Inside Salvador Dalí's Unpublished Diaries

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.28.2016 | Arts

Salvador Dalí, the great Surrealist painter and bombastic lover of ocelots, is widely known for his nightmarish depictions of melting timepieces, nes...

Sotheby's To Exhibit Work By Wildly Talented High Schoolers

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.06.2016 | Arts

The National YoungArts Foundation is a scholarship program designed to help talented teens, 15 to 18 years old, feel confident in their skills, get in...

Lucian Freud's 'Pregnant Girl' to be Part of Sotheby's February Auction

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 01.25.2017 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Pregnant Girl, Lucian Freud's portrait of Bernadine Coverley, will be sold at Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Auction in London on February 10th at...

Sotheby's Acquires Art Agency, Partners

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 01.11.2017 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

This morning, Sotheby's announced the acquisition of Art Agency, Partners. The art advisory firm, founded by Allan Schwartzman, clients include Howard Rachofsky and Bernardo Paz.

Robert Frank's The Americans

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 12.07.2016 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

Swiss-born photographer Robert Frank, who created the iconic photographic study The Americans, has been hailed as a latter-day deTocqueville for his visual chronicling of American life in the 1950s.

Art of War and Peace

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.24.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Los Angeles' art scene continues to burst with high profile museum and gallery exhibitions. But today, I want to share with you a few intriguing and delightful discoveries I made somewhat off the beaten path.

Your Definitive Guide To Reading A Piece Of Nude Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.17.2015 | Arts

Artists have been depicting the naked body for quite some time. As the Metropolitan Museum of Art puts it, this is perfectly natural, given the fact t...

Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Sale

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 11.16.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Sotheby’s contemporary art evening sale, the sixth auction in seven days, brought in $294.85 million and sold 81.5 percent of the works. Records wer...

Modigliani the High Point to Otherwise Tepid Auction Season in New York 2015

MutualArt | Posted 11.13.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

There's been some whispering lately about an inevitable leveling off of the art market, and it seems that day has come.

The Story Behind One Of Salvador Dalí's Strangest Portraits

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.08.2015 | Arts

Salvador Dalí, the Surrealist painter known for his melting clocks, is one of the world's most recognizable artists. Though he died in 1989 at the ag...

Behold! Some Of The Greatest Cat Art Ever, In Honor Of National Cat Day

Susan Michals | Posted 10.29.2016 | Arts
Susan Michals

("Cat on a Clothes Line," by Jeff Koons. Courtesy of Fondation Beyeler) People are finally coming around to what we -- the cat afficionado -- alrea...

7 Contemporary Artists Who Are Engaging With Technology In New Ways

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.29.2015 | Arts

Painting and sculpture have their roots in ancient cultures, practiced by prehistoric artists across the globe. Photography, an infant compared to the...

There's Art From Every Continent at Frieze London (Except Antarctica of Course)

MutualArt | Posted 10.15.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

With global communication enabled as never before, in the digital age collectors, curators, and artists have unprecedented reach, but there's nothing like seeing the work in person. So, in October, it converges in London: the world's art in one city.

Janis Joplin's Psychedelic Porsche Could Soon Be Yours

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 09.18.2015 | Entertainment

Guys, look at this car. Janis Joplin drove this car. It's a 1965 Porsche 356C 1600 Cabriolet. That's cool. But not as cool as the paint job. The odd...

10 Historic Women Photographers You Should Know

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.14.2015 | Arts

Next month, Sotheby's will bring a broad array of photography to the auction block, illuminating the impressive range of the medium through a survey o...

'Simpsons' Co-Creator's Sweet Memorabilia Up For Auction

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 08.20.2015 | Arts

The art and artifacts collection of Sam Simon,"The Simpsons" co-creator who died this year, will be auctioned by Sotheby's this fall. As you might exp...

7 Forgotten Women Surrealists Who Deserve To Be Remembered

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.30.2015 | Arts

"I believe in the future resolution of these two states, dream and reality, which are seemingly so contradictory, into a kind of absolute reality, a s...

Andy Warhol's Painting Of A Dollar Bill Could Sell For $28 Million

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 07.01.2015 | Arts

Andy Warhol has managed a feat of inflation that would shock even the Venezuelan government: raising the value of a single dollar to $28 million. ...