Sotheby's to offer Tim Berners-Lee's original code for world wide web as (you guessed it) an NFT
Berners-Lee says NFTs are the "ideal way to package the origins behind the web"
Sotheby's owner Patrick Drahi buys £2.2bn majority stake in BT
The cost-cutting French telecommunications billionaire has formed Altice UK to buy a 12.1% stake in the company
Shoe designer's $18.9m 'Double Eagle' sets new world record for a coin at auction
The unique coin from 1933, part of a collection amassed by luxury shoe designer, Stuart Weitzman, sold at Sotheby's in New York yesterday
After disputed sale at Sotheby’s, Thomas Cole’s The Arch of Nero will go on view at Philadelphia Museum of Art
Institution says the work is being lent by the foundation that swooped in to rescue it when it was deaccessioned by the Newark Museum of Art
Crypto-crazed Sotheby's launches first virtual gallery in digital metaverse Decentraland
Sotheby's American Art auction saw some prices soar, while Christie's remained grounded
A museum sells art to balance its budget, a gorgeous Sargent goes unwanted, and a painting of a giraffe reaches high.
New York auctions: has the art market roared back to life?
Can Instagram bring the big auction houses into the digital age?
Christie's and Sotheby's are starting to embrace what the social media platform has to offer
Monet's $70m water lilies float to the top of Sotheby's three-auction marathon
The evening of sales in New York totalled $439.6m, with Basquiat's Versus Medici topping the contemporary art offering at $50.8m and a new record for Leonor Fini
Hands up who's bidding for classic post-war art? Picky response to Anne Marion's all-American collection reflects market's shifting tastes
Sotheby's auction of the Texan rancher's collection totalled $157.2m and set new records for Kenneth Noland, Larry Rivers and Richard Diebenkorn
Access denied: British auction house executives refused US visas to travel for marquee New York sales week
But the show goes on at Sotheby’s and Christie’s with a mixture of in-person and remote bidding, while British dealers are getting creative in the Big Apple
Crypto-creep accelerates as Sotheby's accepts Ether and Bitcoin for $5m Banksy painting
The sale this month will be the first time the auction house has accepted cryptocurrency as payment for a physical work of art
Sotheby's to sell $2m Meissen porcelain collection restituted by Dutch government to heirs of Jewish industrialist
The collection of 18th-century porcelain was previously exhibited in Dutch museums
Sotheby’s launches first auction dedicated to women artists—but why do we still need a segregated sale in 2021?
Online sale will span the 17th to the 21st centuries featuring artists including Dorothea Tanning, Hannah Höch and Barbara Hepworth
Sotheby's to sell Robert Colescott's take on George Washington crossing the Delaware River
The painting's low estimate of $9m is ten times the artist's record at auction
A grey single-pixel 'work' sells for $1.3m at Sotheby’s maiden NFT sale
Over 3,000 bidders purchased nearly 24,000 digital works in a three-day, multi-facted sale on Niftygateway
Who bought the €13m Van Gogh? Britain’s second richest family
Montmartre painting was auctioned twice by Sotheby’s, after a bidder failed to have the necessary cash
Selling, selling, sold...and sold again. The truth about the bungled sale of a Van Gogh at Sotheby's
Rare painting of a Montmartre street scene sold three times in the same auction
In bidding confusion at Sotheby’s, unseen Van Gogh initially sells for €16.2m but is then resold for €13m at end of auction
Cross-category relay sale brought in $176.2m against high estimate of $120.5m and culminated with surprise Basquiat announcement
Gaitonde breaks Indian art auction record—again—but Amrita Sher-Gil painting falls flat in uneven South Asian sales
A number of Indian artists made their auction debut this season, though several established names missed the mark
Object lessons: from a dagger-brandishing Irma Stern painting to a Munch self-portrait with a turbulent history
Our pick of the highlights from this month's auctions
Sotheby’s to auction Karl Lagerfeld’s collection in Monaco
The fashion designer, who died in 2019, was an enthusiastic collector of art and design
Bought for around $1,000, now worth $10m: where was the newly unveiled Van Gogh landscape hidden away?
Montmartre windmill painting is on view with Sotheby’s for the first time since it left the easel
Is this video of Petr Davydtchenko devouring a live bat the first performance art NFT?
Or does the title belong to a crypto work by Pak, recently acquired by a Sotheby's specialist?
Unseen Van Gogh painting of Paris—owned by one French family for a century—could make $10m at Sotheby’s
The rare work shows a distinctive pastoral side to the city's Montmartre neighbourhood
Sotheby's to sell the $150m collection of Texan rancher and philanthropist Anne Marion
The group of predominantly post-war art, including works by Clyfford Still and Andy Warhol, will be sold over a series of sales this spring
Sotheby's brought to you by Bulgari—product placement at auction has arrived, with limitless potential
Yesterday's auction saw auctioneer plugging the brand while wearing one of its watches. What might we see next—Edvard Munch sponsored by Bollinger?
New normal for Old Masters: Botticelli's record online sale and new AI research on Leonardo's Salvator Mundi
Botticelli portrait sells for record $92.1m at Sotheby's in New York
A portrait of a Young man holding a roundel (around 1470-80) by the Renaissance master seemingly sold to a Russian buyer
Rare Rembrandt withdrawn from Sotheby's New York auction
The sale's other big ticket item, Young man holding a roundel (around 1470-80) by Sandro Botticelli, estimated to sell in excess of $80m, is still included