[PARIS] Telecom titan Patrick Drahi is buying Sotheby's for US$2.7 billion, taking it private after 31 years as a public company, and placing the world's two leading auction houses under the...

IT sounds like an old joke: How do you pack up, ship and then unfurl a massive - and massively valuable - painting?

MILLENNIALS snapped up US$28 million worth of art inspired by the Simpsons television show, along with skateboarding shoes and cans of spray paint at a Sotheby's auction in Hong Kong as a new...

ON TUESDAY, the first book known to be written about a stock exchange went on sale at Sotheby's Rare Books and Manuscripts online auction, carrying an estimate of US$200,000 to US$300,000....

[NEW YORK] Three moon rocks brought to Earth nearly half a century ago and the only known documented lunar samples in private hands, sold for US$855,000 in New York on Thursday, Sotheby's...

CHRISTIE'S beat out rival Sotheby's in a billion-dollar week for both auction houses, thanks in part to eight-figure sales by bold-faced artists....

[GENEVA] A pearl and diamond pendant owned by Marie Antoinette before she was beheaded during the French revolution sold for US$36 million at an auction on Wednesday, shattering its estimated sale...

HE is America's most celebrated painter of the solitary realities of 20th century life....

NEW records for paintings by Rene Magritte and Oskar Kokoschka were the highlights of an otherwise uneven sale of impressionist and modern art by Sotheby's on Monday night in New York....

[HONG KONG] New records for paintings by Rene Magritte and Oskar Kokoschka were the highlights of an otherwise uneven sale of Impressionist and modern art by Sotheby's on Monday night in New York...