Tag Archives: Sotheby’s

  • ‘Russell Crowe: The Art of Divorce’ at Sotheby’s Australia

    ‘Russell Crowe: The Art of Divorce’ at Sotheby’s Australia

    Russell Crowe has always struck me as a man who probably knows his way around a divorce. Now, he’s literally elevating it to an art, and liquidating some assets in the process. He’s selling off a bunch of stuff from his private collection in order to cover the costs of his impending divorce from Danielle Spencer, […]

  • ‘One Dollar Bill’ by Andy Warhol Sells for $30.7 Million

    ‘One Dollar Bill’ by Andy Warhol Sells for $30.7 Million

    Pop art lore says that a friend once asked Andy Warhol to paint what he loved most, and the result was One Dollar Bill, one of the all-time great odes to the Almighty Dollar. Now, his painting has sold at a Sotheby’s auction for around 30.7 million one dollar bills. One Dollar Bill is kind […]

  • ‘Tron: Legacy’ Lightcycle Can Be Yours for an Estimated $40,000

    ‘Tron: Legacy’ Lightcycle Can Be Yours for an Estimated $40,000

    It was literally only yesterday that I made a joke about Tron: Legacy on this very site, in an article about The Closet of Legends. But now it would seem that the joke is on me, because a working replica Lightcycle is going up for auction this summer, and is expected to fetch anywhere from 25 to 40 […]

  • Henry Graves Supercomplication Pocket Watch Sells for $24.4 Million

    Henry Graves Supercomplication Pocket Watch Sells for $24.4 Million

    The Henry Graves Supercomplication timepiece by Patek Philippe might look like a typical—if unusually busy and ornate—pocket watch, but actually it’s the holder of a couple of newly set world records. The first is for the number of complications found in the watch (“complications” being a technical term in watchmaking that refers to any function […]

  • Apple Mac Pro Gets Product (Red) Treatment

    Apple Mac Pro Gets Product (Red) Treatment

    You’re probably familiar with Product (Red) and its AIDS research fundraising Sotheby’s New York auction, called The (Red) Auction. Various products and pieces from some of the biggest designers in the game get painted red and sold to the highest bidder, and a cool new addition to the auction’s lineup is the Apple Mac Pro. […]