Reopening the art world during COVID

The pandemic has increased the financial pressures on museums and cultural organizations, which face perhaps their greatest crisis ever. Correspondent Serena Altschul examines how New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Natural History Museum of Utah, and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. are reopening, and why many museums may be forced to close permanently […]

The Beautiful Networks in Bowie’s Art

In an emotional account of working with David Bowie, his curator Beth Greenacre (2000-2016) describes the connections in his private collection. From Camden Town to St Ives, via German Expressionism and Ziggy Stardust. Learn More: Download The Sotheby’s App:   FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: Instagram: Facebook: Twitter: Pinterest: […]

Banksy painting self-destructs

A painting by the mysterious street artist Banksy self-destructed after it sold for $1.4 million. Some experts say the stunt boosts the artwork’s value. Roxana Saberi reports. Subscribe to the “CBS Evening News” Channel HERE: Watch Full Episodes of the “CBS Evening News” HERE: Watch the latest installment of “On the Road,” only […]

The Art Market 2021: A Conversation

To mark the launch of the 2021 Art Market Report, Art Basel and UBS presented a panel of experts to discuss its key findings and how they shaped the art market over the course of last year. Paul Donovan, Global Wealth Management Chief Economist, UBS; Noah Horowitz, Director Americas, Art Basel; and Dr. Clare McAndrew, […]

An Avid Collector Shares His Secrets

For Raymond Learsy, collecting art is not a hobby, but a true passion. Sotheby’s Chairman Lisa Dennison sat down with Mr. Learsy in his Tribeca loft to discuss his thoughts on collecting art. The Collection of Raymond Learsy will be offered October 5-6 in London within our Contemporary Art Evening, Contemporary Art Day, and Italian […]