Earlier this summer, one of only 22 models of the Leica prototype “0-Series” quietly sold for over $15 million — five times the previous record for a camera.
Sotheby’s is offering the first Gorgosaurus to ever go under the hammer, even as some critics find sales of dinosaur fossils appalling.
Bonhams paused the sale of the rare garment, which was expected to fetch $1.2 million.
But some paleontologists think dinosaur specimens should be in public institutions, not private hands.
The painting, which bears the bullet holes shot by performance artist Dorothy Podber, is now the most expensive 20th-century artwork to sell at auction.
Among the most surprising changes is the loosening of restrictions on “chandelier bidding,” wherein auctioneers make up fake bids to generate hype.
The Dorothy dress, one of only four known to remain in existence, could fetch up to $1.2 million.
A Josef Albers screenprint, ceramics by Picasso, and contemporary Indigenous artworks are all going under the hammer
Christie’s says the sale will benefit a foundation “dedicated to improving the lives of children.”
The sovereign led a mass vaccination campaign against smallpox that laid the groundwork for over two million Russians to be inoculated against the deadly disease
The sale of “Diego y yo” (1949) skyrocketed past Kahlo’s previous auction record, $8 million.
At least 10 stolen documents that had been illegally taken from Mexico’s National Archive were ultimately identified.