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  • Did you know that the first Sotheby’s auction, held in London on March 11, 1744, featured a collection of rare books? This June, our Fine Books and Manuscripts auction in New York will be highlighted by an original hand-written manuscript of the Bruce Springsteen anthem ‘Born to Run’!

    For $300K, you can own a piece of Bruce Springsteen's immaculate handwriting

    Calling all Bruce Springsteen fans. If you have an extra few hundred thousand dollars, then I recommend you boogaloo down Broadway to Sotheby's-or just visit the website. This June, the auction house will sell an original handwritten manuscript of The Boss's worshipped anthem "Born to Run."

  • Voting for The Webby Awards is open until April 19th. Sotheby’s is honored to be nominated for three awards in 2018… click the link below to watch our nominated videos!

    Sotheby's Has Been Nominated for 3 Webby Awards, Here's How to Vote

    View auction details, art exhibitions and online catalogues; bid, buy and collect contemporary, impressionist or modern art, old masters, jewellery, wine, watches, prints, rugs and books at sotheby's auction house

  • Ever wonder what it takes to curate an exceptional wine auction? The Drinks Business profiles Jamie Ritchie, the Worldwide Head of Sotheby's Wine.....cheers!!

    Lot pursuit: curating a fine fine auction

    The word 'curate' may be an overused term today but in the best sense of the word, a fine wine auctioneer curates a sale as surely as someone curates the King Tut exhibition or a Picasso Blue Period retrospective. Roger Morris finds out from Sotheby's Jamie Ritchie what it takes.

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    The Value of Art | Episode 1: Authenticity | Sotheby's

    What makes some works of art so valuable? In a new ten-part video series, The Value of Art, we ask our experts to share their insights and experiences in setting prices for everything from paintings to jewels to wine. Authenticity is the soul of the object,” says Chinese works of art expert Nicolas Chow, adding “Anything that is worth something is worth being faked.” In Episode 1, see how Chow and other Sotheby’s specialists identify the true originals. Sometimes consulting an artist’s catalogue raisonné is enough to affirm authenticity, but other pieces require sleuthing for clues that only a seasoned expert would think to sniff out – sometimes quite literally.

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    Bowie Delivers a Record-Breaking Night for British Art

    Records fell at Sotheby's as bidders from around the world battled for David Bowie's private art collection. In total, eleven new records were set for works of 20th Century British Art, led by Frank Auerbach's 'Head of Gerda Boehm' which sold for £3.8m.

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    Watch Live: Bowie/Collector - Part I: Modern and Contemporary Art, Evening Auction at 7:00 PM GMT | Sotheby's

    Watch live in high definition as auctioneer Oliver Barker leads BowieCollector Part I at 700 PM GMT. Please note, you may experience a slight delay i...

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    The Beautiful Networks in Bowie's Art

    In an emotional account of working with David Bowie, his curator Beth Greenacre (2000-2016) describes the connections in his private collection. From Camden Town to St Ives, via German Expressionism and Ziggy Stardust.

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    A Magnificent Fancy Intense Pink Diamond

    Set with a step-cut fancy intense pink diamond weighing 17.07 carats, between triangular diamonds, this ring is a highlight of Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels sale in Geneva on 16 November. From an important private collection, this pink diamond is of Natural Colour, with VVS1 Clarity and the potential to be internally flawless.

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    Frank's Files - Driven by Glamour

    Combining star lots from RM Sotheby's Driven By Disruption sale on 10 December and Magnificent Jewels on 9 December, Frank Everett pairs cars and jewellery by the decade.

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