Tag: Auctions

Martha Hammock
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Get in Line: The $100 Million Da Vinci Is in Town

Nina Doede, 65, a former financial manager based in New York, experienced the kind of heightened emotional reaction...

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A Leonardo and a Ferrari Set the Contemporary Art Sales on a New Track

And when fees are added, it should also exceed the colossal $110.5 million spent by the Japanese collector...

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Court Blocks Berkshire Museum’s Sale of Rockwell Works and Other Art

The injunction will expire on Dec. 11, but the court added that the attorney general’s office may move...

Hezbollah supporters carry posters of Hezbollah leader Hasan Nasrallah (R) and Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in the southern Lebanese city of Nabatieh on November 8, 2017
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Massachusetts Tries to Block Berkshire Museum’s Sale of Art

“This sale is unprecedented in terms of the number, value and prominence of the works being proposed, the...

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Robby the Robot: From ‘Forbidden Planet’ to Auction Block

“He’s so beautifully thought out,” said Robby’s owner, Bill Malone, 70, of Studio City, Calif. “‘Forbidden Planet’ would...

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Disputed Sale of Rockwells by Museum Can Go Forward, Judge Says

The museum, in Pittsfield, announced over the summer that it was planning to sell 40 pieces from its...

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Sotheby’s Results Are Stronger Than Expected

Photo Sotheby’s on Friday reported better-than-expected numbers for its third quarter. Credit Ángel Franco/The New York Times Sotheby’s...

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Why Christie’s Put a Rare Leonardo da Vinci in a Contemporary Auction

“This is an old master painting,” he said. “But because it’s extraordinarily highly valued, they inserted it into...

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Painter’s Ex-Assistant Charged With Stealing His Works

Mr. Scully’s high prices at auction may have made him an inviting target. Born in Dublin in 1945,...

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Fine Arts & Exhibits: Oh, the Things You Can Find at Swann’s Illustration Auction

“At the very beginning, when we’re putting a sale together, we’re depending on what people offer us,” Ms....