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Sneakers get the high-end art treatment

Jul 22, 2019
It was the first auction of its kind for Sotheby's.
A view of sneakers on display for "The Ultimate Sneaker Collection" online auction at Sotheby's on July 15, 2019 in New York City.
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What makes a piece of artwork valuable?

Oct 13, 2016
The art market has a 'weird relationship' with art history, critic Blake Gopnik says.
A portrait of Jan Six by Rembrandt van Rijn. 
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Sotheby's courts new buyers with an assist from Drake

May 15, 2015
The musician and auctioneer are collaborating on a new show.

Auction houses filled with high-end art – and drama

Jan 20, 2015
The art world, "where insider trading ... is completely legal and actually frequently practiced."
Edvard Munch's 'The Scream' is auctioned at Sotheby's in 2012 in New York City.
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eBay and Sotheby's join forces again

Jul 14, 2014
A venerable old auction house brand meets online bidding.