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Sotheby’s to Auction The Robert Rubin Collection Of African Art in New York

Sotheby’s to Auction The Robert Rubin Collection Of African Art in New York

Sotheby’s will offer The Robert Rubin Collection, one of the most important collections of African art to have appeared on the international market in recent years, on 13 May 2011 in New York. Mr. Rubin (1934–2009) was a founding trustee of the Museum for African Art in New York and a major figure in the […]

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Paris to Become Sotheby’s European Centre for 0th Century Decorative Art & Design and Photographs Auctions

Paris to Become Sotheby’s European Centre for 0th Century Decorative Art & Design and Photographs Auctions

Sotheby’s announced that Paris will become the company’s European centre for sales of 20th Century Decorative Art & Design and Photographs. Biannual sales in each category will be held at the Galerie Charpentier in May and November. From 2011, 20th Century Decorative Art & Design sales will be held exclusively in Paris. Cécile Verdier, European […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction Early Works by Contemporary Chinese Artists

Sotheby’s to Auction Early Works by Contemporary Chinese Artists

Sotheby’s Hong Kong announce the sale of an important private collection of contemporary Chinese Art on 3 April: The Ullens Collection – The Nascence of Avant Garde China, offering 106 masterpieces from the legendary Collection, which are expected to bring a total of HK$100 million to HK$130 million / US$12.7 million to 16.7 million*. Zhang […]

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Sotheby’s Auction Picasso’s La Lecture Painting for $40.7m

Sotheby’s Auction Picasso’s La Lecture Painting for $40.7m

Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Evening sale in London was led by Pablo Picasso’s iconic 1932 painting of Marie-Thérèse Walter, La Lecture, which sold to a round of applause for £25,241,250 /$40,711,612 / €29,744,296, more than double the low estimate (est. £12 – 18 million/$18.5-27.8 million). Following a heated bidding contest that lasted six minutes among […]

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