Macklowe collection

Macklowe collection auction brings $646m, the highest sale total in Sotheby’s history

Bidders from Asia snapped up the sale’s two biggest lots, trophy works by Giacometti and Rothko

Sotheby's wins 'dogfight' to sell $600m art collection of Harry and Linda Macklowe

Auction house will sell the 65 works, including $70m works by Rothko and Giacometti, in two standalone sales in November and next May