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Nov 20, 2017, 09:00 ET One Week Of Sales Totals $852 Million At Sotheby's Worldwide

Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) last week held a week of worldwide auctions across our New York, Geneva, London and Dubai salesrooms, with 3,885 lots sold...


Oct 06, 2017, 14:59 ET Sotheby's London Contemporary Art Sales This Week Total $114.1 MILLION

Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) autumn sales of Contemporary Art in London concluded today with a combined total of $114.1 million, a 10% increase over the...


Oct 03, 2017, 10:09 ET Sotheby's Autumn 2017 Hong Kong Sales Achieve $404 Million - 42% Increase Year-Over-Year -

Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) Autumn 2017 Hong Kong auction series achieved a grand total of $404 million, against a low estimate of $309 million* and with...


Sep 21, 2017, 10:00 ET Valentino D. Carlotti to Join Sotheby's Executive Management Team as Global Head of Business Development

Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) is pleased to announce the appointment of Valentino D. Carlotti as Executive Vice President and Global Head of Business...


Sep 06, 2017, 10:00 ET Dorella R. Madeira Appointed Managing Director of Sotheby's Financial Services

Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dorella R. Madeira as Managing Director of Sotheby's Financial Services reporting...


Aug 24, 2017, 14:06 ET John Auerbach Joins Sotheby's to Lead Middle Market Growth Businesses in the Americas

Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) is pleased to announce the appointment of John Auerbach as a Senior Vice President leading the Company's middle market growth...


Aug 07, 2017, 12:10 ET Art Experiences First Period of Stabilized Returns Since 2011

Following the close of the first half of the year on June 30, 2017, Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) conducted a review of works sold by Sotheby's and...


Jul 27, 2017, 10:30 ET Jill Bright To Join Sotheby's Senior Executive Team Leading Human Resources And Administration Globally

Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jill Bright as Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Administration,...


Jul 24, 2017, 10:00 ET Prep for Prep High School Students Spend Four Weeks Discovering The Art World At Sotheby's

Sotheby's is pleased to host a summer program for students participating in the Prep for Prep program at its York Avenue headquarters. Prep for...


Jun 30, 2017, 11:00 ET Sotheby's June 2017 Sales of Contemporary Art in London Total $105.7 Million, Exceeding Expectations and with an Overall Sell-Through Rate of 82%

Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) June 2017 sales of Contemporary Art in London totaled $105.7 million, representing an increase of 20% in GBP and 16% in USD...


Jun 23, 2017, 09:00 ET Sotheby's June 2017 Sales of Impressionist & Modern Art in London Total $200.8 Million

Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) June 2017 sales of Impressionist & Modern Art in London achieved $200.8 million (£157.1 million), exceeding...


Jun 19, 2017, 09:00 ET Jan Prasens Appointed Managing Director of Sotheby's Europe, Including Operations in the Middle East, Russia, India and Africa

Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jan Prasens as Managing Director of Sotheby's Europe, including the...


May 22, 2017, 12:32 ET One Week Of Sales Totals $816 Million At Sotheby's Worldwide

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT BREAKS $100 MILLION BARRIER Untitled from 1982 Achieves $110.5 Million – Auction Record for Any Work by an American Artist...


May 17, 2017, 09:51 ET Sotheby's Geneva Sale Of Magnificent Jewels & Noble Jewels Achieves $151.5 Million, Above Expectations

Last night in Geneva, Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) biannual sale of Magnificent Jewels & Noble Jewels achieved a total of $151.5 million, beating...


Apr 05, 2017, 09:09 ET Sotheby's April 2017 Hong Kong Sales Achieve $406.1 Million

Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) Spring 2017 Hong Kong auctions achieved a grand total of $406.1 million against a low estimate of $313 million* and with a...


Apr 04, 2017, 14:07 ET Sotheby's Sets New World Auction Record For Any Diamond Or Jewel

This evening in Hong Kong, Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) set a new world auction record for any diamond or jewel when The Pink Star, a 59.60-carat oval...


Mar 13, 2017, 17:41 ET Sotheby's Opens Dubai Office and Gallery

Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) is delighted to announce the official opening of Sotheby's Dubai in the heart of the Dubai International Financial Centre,...


Mar 09, 2017, 13:57 ET Sotheby's March 2017 Auctions of Contemporary Art in London Achieve $164 Million (£134.7 Million) A 32.4% Increase on the Same Sales Held One Year Ago

Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) 8 & 9 March 2017 sales of Contemporary Art in London achieved a total of $164,006,311 (£134,680,875), exceeding pre-sale...


Mar 03, 2017, 08:00 ET Sotheby's First Contemporary Art Auction of 2017 Exceeds Expectations

Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) spring season of contemporary art auctions began yesterday in New York with Contemporary Curated achieving $26,187,625, above...


Mar 02, 2017, 15:35 ET Sotheby's March 2017 Sales Of Impressionist & Modern Art In London Total $264.4 Million (£213.9 Million), A 40.7% Increase on the Same Sales Held One Year Ago

Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) March 2017 sales of Impressionist & Modern Art in London achieved $264.4 million (£213.9 million), exceeding their...


Feb 02, 2017, 08:30 ET Lord Harry Dalmeny Appointed Chairman Of Sotheby's In The United Kingdom

Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lord Harry Dalmeny as Chairman in the United Kingdom. In this capacity, Harry will...


Feb 01, 2017, 17:09 ET Adam Chinn Appointed Chief Operating Officer Of Sotheby's

Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) is pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Chinn to the role of Chief Operating Officer. The seasoned executive will...


Feb 01, 2017, 10:30 ET Sotheby's Expands Private Sales Business

Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Schrader as Head of Private Sales for Contemporary Art, New York. David will...


Jan 27, 2017, 09:41 ET Sotheby's 2017 Americana Week Sales Bring Highest Total In A Decade

Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) annual Americana Week auctions concluded over the weekend in New York with an outstanding total of $19.4 million—the highest...


Jan 26, 2017, 09:30 ET Sotheby's And ARTMYN To Collaborate On An Exclusive Digital Pilot Project In 2017

Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) is pleased to announce an exclusive collaboration with ARTMYN, the startup from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in...