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The Nike Moon Shoe (Image: YouTube)

Rare Nike 'Moon Shoe' breaks record, sells for $437,500 at Sotheby's online auction

A rare pair of Nike's 'Moon Shoe' designed by the sportswear giant's co-founder has sold for a record-breaking $437,500, breaking the world auction record for a pair of sneakers.

Published on 24th July 2019
Pocket Watch Space Traveller I (Photo Credit: Sotheby's)

English pocket watch Space Traveller I sells for record price at Sotheby's auction  

A pocket watch known as Space Traveller I, one of the only 23 ever made by George Daniels that commemorates the 1969 moon landing, went under the hammer for INR 31.3 crore at Sotheby's.

Published on 4th July 2019
Pele signed poster

The memory factory: Memorabilia collection goes from a hobby to an industry

 Thanks to disposable incomes, internet ‘cult’ures, and simple human dispositions

Published on 28th June 2019
Sotheby's sold!

Sotheby's sold! French-Israeli billionaire buys out auction house for $3.7 billion

The 275-year-old auction house Sotheby's is being sold to a French Israeli businessman for about $3.7 billion.

Published on 18th June 2019
Auction record broken for Bhupen Khakhar; Two Men in Benares sells for £2.54 million

Auction record broken for Bhupen Khakhar; Two Men in Benares sells for 2.54 million pounds

Sotheby’s sales of Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art totalled £7,459,000 ($9.5 million) in London today comfortably exceeding the pre-sale estimate of £4.1-5.8 million.

Published on 11th June 2019
ROLEX Daytona, Ref. 116500LN, White ceramic

Sotheby’s set to host the Rolex Daytona Capsule Collection for online bids

On the eve of the 90th Monaco Grand Prix, Sotheby’s is delighted to partner with Bob’s Watches to offer The Rolex Daytona Capsule Collection.

Published on 23rd May 2019
Claude Monet's painting titled 'Meules'

Claude Monet haystack painting fetches $110.7M at NY auction

One of Claude Monet's iconic paintings of haystacks has fetched a record $110.7 million at an auction in New York.

Published on 15th May 2019
DH Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover

UK halts export of Lady Chatterley copy from infamous 1960 obscenity trial of Penguin Books

The British government used its powers to preserve the nation's cultural treasures on Monday to halt the export of a tattered paperback copy of "Lady Chatterley's Lover."

Published on 14th May 2019
Woolly mammoth skeleton, Mammuthus Primigenius, Siberia, Russia, Late Pleistocene (Source: Sotheby's Hong Kong)

Monumental Paleolithic woolly mammoth skeleton set to go on auction at Sotheby's

After works of art, auction house Sotheby's will sell rare objects of historical importance, including the skeleton of a giant woolly mammoth, a species from the Paleolithic period.

Published on 21st March 2019
Unlearning Time: Sally Frater & Bruce Robbins

Study of 'deep time': Sally Frater & Bruce Robbins to host Unlearning Time at Art in General, Brooklyn, NY

This season Art in General will continue to host an ongoing experimental discussion series organised by Shifter. 

Published on 9th March 2019
Galleries Night at Alserkal Avenue, during Art Week, Dubai, 2018; Courtesy: Alserkal Avenue

Kochi to Dubai: Michelle Poonawalla presents her project Introspection at Alserkal Avenue for Art Week 2019

Alongside a strong programme of South Asian projects including the Samdani Art Foundation and
Ishara Art Foundation’s inaugural exhibition with Shilpa Gupta and Zarina Hashmi.

Published on 9th March 2019
Steve McCurry, Boy in Mid-Flight (Photo Courtesy: Sotheby's)

Sotheby's auction house set to host Asian Art Week series, spotlight on Indian masters

Global auction house Sotheby's has announced the details of its upcoming Asia Week sale series here, comprising eight auctions featuring over 1,150 lots spanning centuries of artistic production.

Published on 8th March 2019
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Michelle Y Poonawalla presents her collateral project at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018

As a part of Kochi-Muziris Biennale’s collateral programme, Michelle Y. Poonawalla will present Introspection - a multimedia installation at the Cochin Club from 12 December 2018 to 12 January 2019.

Published on 11th December 2018

Priti Paul, the driving force behind AKLF speaks about her love for the written word

Priti Paul speaks about India being the guest of honour at the 2020 Paris Book Fair and translating Francois Mitterand's secret letters to his mistress

Published on 25th January 2019
Art

Over 800 photographs of historic India to be offered at an auction in London

Many come from the collection of Sven Gahlin (1934-2017), a Swedish-born collector and art historian known for his connoisseurship.

Published on 9th November 2018

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