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Van Gogh masterpiece 'Street Scene in Montmartre' sells for $15.4 million in Paris Sotheby's auction
Arts & Culture

Van Gogh masterpiece 'Street Scene in Montmartre' sells for $15.4 million in Paris Sotheby's auction

It was painted in 1887, one year after Van Gogh moved to Paris and lived in Montmartre while he was lodging with his brother Theo.

Rare Van Gogh painting titled Street Scene in Montmartre to be sold at highly-anticipated auction by Sotheby's
Arts & Culture

Rare Van Gogh painting titled Street Scene in Montmartre to be sold at highly-anticipated auction by Sotheby's

The 1887 work by the Dutch post-Impressionist master, one of more than 200 paintings he made during two years spent in Paris, portrays one of the windmills that dotted Montmartre when it was still just a village on the northern outskirts of the French capital of Paris.

Yard sale turns up rare, 15th century Chinese ceramic bowl worth up to $500,000
Arts & Culture

Yard sale turns up rare, 15th century Chinese ceramic bowl worth up to $500,000

The bowl was made in the shape of a lotus bud or chicken heart. Inside, it is decorated with a medallion at the bottom and a quatrefoil motif surrounded by flowers. The outside includes four blossoms of lotus, peony, chrysanthemum and pomegranate flower.

Sotheby's India MD Gaurav Bhatia resigns after month-long leave following #MeToo allegations
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Sotheby's India MD Gaurav Bhatia resigns after month-long leave following #MeToo allegations

Gaurav Bhatia, who was accused of forcibly kissing, inappropriately touching and physical assault, reportedly put down his papers on 20 December, 2018

Sotheby India's managing director Gaurav Bhatia sent on leave following accusations of sexual misconduct
India

Sotheby India's managing director Gaurav Bhatia sent on leave following accusations of sexual misconduct

The accusations that have surfaced on Instagram against Sotheby's Gaurav Bhatia range from inappropriate touches to forcible kissing to physical assault

Rare Picasso painting to make its debut in Hong Kong, expected to fetch $50 million
Entertainment

Rare Picasso painting to make its debut in Hong Kong, expected to fetch $50 million

The painting is a colourful and angular depiction of Picasso's French lover with a dark silhouette looming behind her face.

Frida Kahlo painting, unseen for 60 years, sells for $1.81 million at Sotheby's auction
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Frida Kahlo painting, unseen for 60 years, sells for $1.81 million at Sotheby's auction

Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's Nina Con Collar, an early painting whose whereabouts had been a mystery for 60 years, has sold for $1.81 million at a Sotheby's Latin American art auction

Picasso's nude portrait 'La Gommeuse' fetches over $67 million at Sotheby's auction
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Picasso's nude portrait 'La Gommeuse' fetches over $67 million at Sotheby's auction

A Picasso picture of a cabaret artist, which carries a second painting on the reverse, sold for $67.45 million in New York on Thursday.

Blistering barnacles! Two-page Tintin comic strip fetches $1.7 million in Sotheby's auction
World

Blistering barnacles! Two-page Tintin comic strip fetches $1.7 million in Sotheby's auction

A double-page Tintin comic strip by the renowned Belgian cartoonist Herge has fetched a record 1.56 million euros ($1.72 million) at an auction

Pearl necklace sells for record breaking $5.3 million
World

Pearl necklace sells for record breaking $5.3 million

A string of natural grey pearls and a Kashmir sapphire broke world records at an auction in Hong Kong, auctioneers Sotheby's say. A BBC News report says a rare grey pearl necklace that once belonged to a British aristocrat sold for $5.3 million.

'The Hobbit' first edition copy sells for $210,000 in Sotheby's auction
Entertainment

'The Hobbit' first edition copy sells for $210,000 in Sotheby's auction

A first edition copy of British author J.R.R. Tolkien's novel The Hobbit was sold at Sotheby's auction house in London for 137,000 sterling pounds (about $210,000)

Van Gogh painting fetches $66.3 mn at Sotheby's auction, highest price paid since 1998
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Van Gogh painting fetches $66.3 mn at Sotheby's auction, highest price paid since 1998

Sotheby's has sold a Van Gogh painting for $66.3 million, the highest price paid for a work by the Dutch artist since 1998, Efe news agency reported.

Christies to auction art by Nagpur artist Vasudeo Gaitonde starting at $300,000
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Christies to auction art by Nagpur artist Vasudeo Gaitonde starting at $300,000

Gaitonde's prices don't yet compare to the stratospheric ones fetched for Western art, but experts say he is poised to join the international modern art canon

Warhol's Marilyn Monroe painting auctioned for whopping $41 mln
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Warhol's Marilyn Monroe painting auctioned for whopping $41 mln

Warhol's 1962 painting "White Marilyn," completed shortly after Hollywood star Marilyn Monroe took her life, sold for $41 million, above its estimate of $12 million to $18 million.

Sotheby's acquires Pink Star diamond worth $72 mn
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Sotheby's acquires Pink Star diamond worth $72 mn

Sotheby's said it acquired the "Pink Star" diamond, which had fetched a world-record price in November, after its buyer couldn't pay and defaulted.

Indian art goes under the hammer in Sotheby's auction in New York
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Indian art goes under the hammer in Sotheby's auction in New York

In March this year, Sotheby's in New York sold paintings belonging to Amrita Jhaveri's collection entitled the Amaya Collection, featuring MF Husain, Tyeb Mehta among others.

Amazon to start selling art from more than 150 galleries, dealers
Tech

Amazon to start selling art from more than 150 galleries, dealers

Customers can buy original and limited edition works of art from more than 150 prominent galleries and dealers via Amazon Art

Amazon to start selling art from more than 150 galleries, dealers
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Amazon to start selling art from more than 150 galleries, dealers

Customers can buy original and limited edition works of art from more than 150 prominent galleries and dealers via Amazon Art

Indian artist Gaitonde's painting fetches record price at Sotheby's
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Indian artist Gaitonde's painting fetches record price at Sotheby's

A newly discovered art piece - "Painting No. 1" of 1962 - by Indian artist Vasudeo S Gaitonde has been sold for 698,500 pounds (about $1,093,000) at the Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art sale at Sotheby's

First annotated edition of Harry Potter auctioned for 150,000 pounds
Life

First annotated edition of Harry Potter auctioned for 150,000 pounds

A unique first edition of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" annotated by author J.K. Rowling has sold for a record 150,000 pounds at a London charity auction, Sotheby's said on Tuesday.