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  1. scene report
    At Freddie Mercury’s Estate Auction, the Rich Go Ga GaThe only champions at Sotheby’s were the wealthy.
  2. auctions
    Wanna Brush Your Mustache With Freddie Mercury’s Tiny Tiffany Comb?About 1,500 items owned by the Queen singer are going up for sale.
  3. the man who sold the art
    David Bowie’s Art Collection Auctions for $30 MillionThe late singer and performer’s collection netted double the expected amount.
  4. Where Are the Millennials in This Spring’s Art Auctions?Few artists born in the 1980s are on the block.
  5. art and design 2016
    5 Lessons in Today’s Art Market From a Sotheby’s AdvisorSotheby’s Amy Cappellazzo has made a very nice career out of pricing pigment.
  6. Kenny Schachter’s New York Auctions DiaryThick in the air amid the good, bad, and really, really awful lies the unstoppable, implacable, genetically coded urge to create and collect.
  7. art
    Dan Loeb Rolls Sotheby’s and Its CEO“This was obvious and inevitable,” said one source.
  8. art
    Floral Trend Finally Hits the Art MarketThe auction record has been set — for any female artist. 
  9. up for auction
    You’ll Have the Opportunity to Buy John Lennon’s Doodles SoonThe “gobbledygook” will be up for auction this June.
  10. art auctions
    A Rothko From 1954 Just Sold for an Ungodly Sum$75.1 million for No. 1 (Royal Red and Blue).
  11. art auctions
    Jerry Saltz: This Is Why I Hate Big-Money Art AuctionsNot just because they’re freak-show legal casinos.
  12. art
    Andy Warhol Canvas Of Coke Bottle Sells For Over $35.36 MillionThe piece was sold at a Sotheby’s auction, ten million dollars higher than the expected price
  13. art
    See the Most Expensive Piece of Art Ever Sold at Auction“What recession?” etc., etc.
  14. art world
    How Deitch’s MOCA Gig Changes the Art WorldWho’s up, and who’s down.
  15. Gossip Girl Makes a Bid on LoveAnd guess what? Even at Sotheby’s, it costs less than $8,000. Read all about it in our episode recap.
  16. artsy
    Why’s Steve Cohen Showing Sotheby’s So Much Love?Cohen lent nearly half a billion dollars worth of art to Sotheby’s, even though the works aren’t for sale.
  17. money
    How Do You Stop an Art Collector From Charging?Until recently, Sotheby’s accepted Visa, MasterCard, and American Express for auction purchases — but not anymore!
  18. the economy
    Opening of Fall Art-Auction Season Marked by Crappy Sales, Great DealsGreedy art sellers “have learned their lesson,” said Tobias Meyer, Sotheby’s Teutonic auctioneer.
  19. news reel
    Takashi Murakami Watches From the Wings at Sotheby’sPlus: Robert Rauschenberg sets a record two days after his death.
  20. apropos of nothing
    Will Rauschenberg’s Death Create a Feeding Frenzy at Sotheby’s?Forgive us for being, well, vultures, but we could see Robert Rauschenberg setting a new sales record tomorrow night.
  21. the industry
    Mars Investigations Closed for Good?
  22. news reel
    Americans Get Outbid at Sotheby’s and Christie’s