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Ming : Luminous Dawn of Empire

Ming : Luminous Dawn of Empire

Following the success of the first exhibition of Ming dynasty, Sotheby’s New York organized a new auction last march. The sale comprised the most beautiful ceramics and paintings from Imperial workshops of the 15th century. Unique pieces and extremely rare were adopted by collectors.

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Contemporary Art Evening Auction

Contemporary Art Evening Auction

The last 7th March, in London, Sotheby’s Art Evening Auction offered an exceptional selection of artworks by the most famous artists of the last 100 years. Artworks from Richard Ritcher, Damien Hirtst, Takashi Murakami or David Hockney were presented. For all modern art’s lovers, the auction was a big success.

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Gems of Chinese Art from the Speelman Collection I 

Gems of Chinese Art from the Speelman Collection I 

On the 3rd April in Hong-Kong, an impressive collection of Chinese ceramics was held. A spectacular collection of extremely rare artworks, created during the dynasties Ming and King was presented. One of the most beautiful pieces was a Ming jar. The auction sale had a very big success.

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Design In Situ

Design In Situ

On June 27th Sotheby’s presented a collection of furnishings, design pieces and 20th century paintings. Exhibited in a contemporary staging allying modernism and classicism, the eclectic selection was carefully chosen to satisfy both enthusiasts and connoisseurs. These included works by François-Xavier Lalanne, Alexandre Noll, and Pavel Tchelitchew...
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Now

Now

Since its first edition in 2015, Now ! has become an unmissable Sotheby’s event in Paris. Hosted at 76 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, this exhibition brings together contemporary works, design and photography... The staging is exceptional, highlighting the equally exceptional exhibits, this year featuring works by César, Andy Warhol and Pierre Soulages... The auction held on February 28th was also a resounding success.
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Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale 

Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale 

From the other side of the Atlantic, an extraordinary sale was held. Sotheby’s New York presented an exhibition with artworks from the Impressionist period to modern art. It was a big success. Paintings and sculptures from Marc Chagall, Henri Moore, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Fernand Léger, Henri Matisse was presented. This evening will be remembered, Modigliani’s greatest nude was sold $157.2 Million....
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Contemporary Art Evening Auction 

Contemporary Art Evening Auction 

A superb art evening auction was a resounding success in New York, on the 16th May. It comprised a lot of modern artworks from the most famous artists from the 20th century. We were lucky to see paintings from David Hockney, Jackson Pollock, Jean Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol, Alexander Calder, Frank Stella…. The sale was a big triumph with 97,3 % of works sold !

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Collection Quidam de Revel

Collection Quidam de Revel

Sotheby’s dedicated an auction sale to fashion and haute couture with a sumptous evening the 5th July. 160 pieces, jewels and accessories, representing a large selection from 1930s to 2000s was presented to collectors and amateurs. A legendary dress of Paco Rabanne, the “saharienne” of Yves Saint Laurent, a coat created by Hubert de Givenchy but also a plastron created by John Galliano in 1998 for Christian Dior were the most...
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Sotheby's Gets Banksy'ed at Contemporary Art Auction in London

Sotheby's Gets Banksy'ed at Contemporary Art Auction in London

This weekend the artistic world known a revolution. The famous English artist, Banksy realised a stroke of genius. One of the most famous artworks, Banksy’s Girl with Balloon, was self destructed during the auction at Sotheby’s London.
When the auctioneer signalled the end of the sale with the hammer, the canvas was meticulously cut into strips by the whole fascinated eyes of the spectators. T
his orchestrated moment,...
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