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Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins on Collecting, Rock & Roll Style
 
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In advance of Sotheby’s 10 December auction A Rock & Roll Anthology: From Folk to Fury, Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins talks about how living with rock & roll memorabilia is like being surrounded by old friends. He also offers his personal take on some of the highlights from the sale including an original awning from the legendary punk club CBGB. SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/sothebys/?sub_confirmation=1 Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/videos/2016/12/foo-fighters-drummer-taylor-hawkins-on-collecting.html Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 772910 Sotheby's
The Spine-Tingling Allure of Marie Antoinette’s Exquisite Jewels
 
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Sotheby’s Chairman Daniela Mascetti describes the spine-tingling moment when she wore Queen Marie Antoinette’s jewels for the first time and explains how a favourite part of her job is discovering the history jewels want to tell us. The exquisite jewels of one of history’s most famous figures form the highlight of our upcoming sale Royal Jewels from the Bourbon Parma Family (14 November | Geneva). Click here to watch more videos. SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/sothebys/?sub_confirmation=1 Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2018/royal-jewels-bourbon-parma-family-ge1809.html MORE FROM SOTHEBY'S Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys
Views: 179749 Sotheby's
Jewels from the Collection of Gina Lollobrigida
 
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Legendary screen icon Gina Lollobrigida discusses the highlights of her incredible multi-faceted career, as well as the exquisite jewels from her collection. The collection features important Bulgari jewels of the 1950s and 1960s, worn by Miss Lollobrigida at landmark moments in her career. SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/sothebys/?sub_confirmation=1 Learn More: https://www.sothebys.com Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 MORE FROM SOTHEBY'S Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys
Views: 521905 Sotheby's
The Art of a Bespoke Suit, Presented by Huntsman
 
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“Commissioning a bespoke suit is an act of faith,” says Huntsman chairman Pierre Lagrange. Get to the heart of the creative process with a look at the many stages that go into making garments that will last for decades – an extraordinary process that, according to Lagrange, is not dissimilar to the act of commissioning a work of art. For more information, visit https://www.huntsmansavilerow.com. Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/treasures-from-chatsworth-presented-by-huntsman.html Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/ Weibo: https://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 73676 Sotheby's
The Extraordinary Jewelry of Alexandre Reza
 
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At The Extraordinary Jewelry of Alexandre Reza 1 to 13 November 2013, Sotheby's brings to New York for the first time in twenty years the remarkable stones collected by the legendary Alexandre Reza, a renowned connoisseur of gems. Open to the public, this exhibition features some of the world's rarest gemstones, impeccably mounted by skilled artisans in masterful settings. Complementing Alexandre Reza's designs are new pieces designed by Olivier Reza, son of the now-retired Alexandre. Watch the video above for highlights. Learn More: https://www.sothebys.com Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 117419 Sotheby's
Jewels Formerly the Property of the Duke & Duchess of Windsor
 
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Discover the highlights from the Fine Jewels sale on 12 December in London, formerly the property of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. Learn More: https://www.sothebys.com Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 120367 Sotheby's
A$AP Rocky + Ai Weiwei on Art & Fearlessness
 
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This season, Sotheby’s has paid tribute to creative voices from the 19th century to today who have pushed boundaries and challenged the definition of art. Inspired by these bold creators, we invited artist-activist Ai Weiwei and musician, producer and entrepreneur A$AP Rocky, two very different voices, to discuss the courage needed to create truly original artwork. Through their current projects, the pair reveal complementary sources of inspiration and a unified vision of why art is central to humanity. Their shared commitment to creative expression defines what it means to be Fearless Now.
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Basquiat: Through the Eyes of a Friend
 
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On the occasion of Sotheby’s upcoming sale of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s extraordinary Untitled, 1982, filmmaker Tamra Davis reflects on her friendship with the artist – from their first meeting at the beginning of his career, to the many hours she spent with him in his studio, filming him as he worked. She recalls Basquiat's love of music, his insatiable curiosity and his unshakeable belief in his own prodigious talent. Twenty years after Basquiat’s death, Davis unearthed her footage and directed Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child – a definitive work that provides rare and moving insight into one of the most important artists of our time. Untitled, 1982 leads Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening sale on 18 May in New York. Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2017/contemporary-art-evening-auction-n09761.html Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8   FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 86518 Sotheby's
Noble Jewels, Geneva May 2015
 
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A collection of jewellery from the estate of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe is a highlight of our Magnificent Jewels & Noble Jewels auction in Geneva on 12 May 2015. David Bennett, Worldwide Jewellery Chairman, introduces this collection and other jewels included in the noble section of the sale.
Views: 81053 Sotheby's
Before Basquiat – There Was Rammellzee
 
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Rammellzee is perhaps the greatest street artist you’ve never heard of - until now. Eric Shiner and Harrison Tenzer, Contemporary Art specialists at Sotheby’s, peel back the curtain on Rammellzee’s life and explore the stories that made his practice so unique. Original works by the artist will be offered in the upcoming Contemporary Curated and Contemporary Art Online auctions. Learn More: http://timed.sothebys.com/auction-catalog/Contemporary-Art-Online_JHUVH4WD10/ http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2017/contemporary-curated-n09624.html Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothe... FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video... Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/ Weibo: www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 125514 Sotheby's
The Jewels of Mrs. Paul Mellon
 
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Join Sotheby’s Lisa Hubbard and Verdura’s Ward Landrigan as they explore the remarkable jewellery collection of Mrs. Paul Mellon, including memorable pieces by such master jewellers Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels and Verdura. Explore Property from the Collection of Mrs. Paul Mellon: Jewels & Objects of Vertu online and in our New York galleries, beginning 15 November. Learn More: https://www.sothebys.com Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 47326 Sotheby's
The Beautiful World of Robert de Balkany
 
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A look inside the unique lifestyle of one of the world’s most extraordinary and passionate collectors. Robert de Balkany surrounded himself with works of art from the outstanding artists of their time. Learn More: https://www.sothebys.com Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8   FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter:http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 35680 Sotheby's
The Brilliance and Symbolism of Basquiat’s Flesh and Spirit
 
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In this episode of Anatomy of an Artwork, delve into the complex iconography of Jean-Michel Basquiat's 'Flesh and Spirit'. Inspired by a host of influences including Robert Farris Thompson’s seminal 'Flash of the Spirit,’ 'Gray’s Anatomy' and the anatomical drawings of Leonardo Da Vinci, Basquiat takes on science and religion in his own strikingly unique visual language. This monumental, multi-paneled work declares Basquiat’s arrival as a fully matured artistic force at the thrilling apex of his powers. 'Flesh and Spirit' will be offered as a highlight of Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 16 May in New York. Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2018/contemporary-art-evening-auction-n09858/lot.24.html Download The Sotheby’s App:https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/ Weibo: www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 76827 Sotheby's
Henry Graves Supercomplication by Patek Philippe
 
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Discover the Henry Graves Supercomplication by Patek Philippe, the most important watch in the world. First commissioned in 1925, the Supercomplication has an astounding 24 complications, making it the most complicated watch ever made by any watchmaker without the aid of computer technology. This watch will be on auction in our 11 November Important Watches sale in Geneva. Learn More: https://www.sothebys.com Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
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Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire: Her Life in Pictures
 
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Having been lucky enough to meet her on several occasions, Vanity Fair contributing writer James Reginato reflects on Deborah, the Duchess of Devonshire. Before her personal treasures head to auction on 2 March in London, learn about her fascinating life, from being born into the eclectic and beloved Mitford family to inheriting and restoring Chatsworth alongside her husband, the 10th Duke of Devonshire. Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2016/deborah-duchess-devonshire-l16318.html Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8   FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter:http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 55896 Sotheby's
Legendary Filmmaker John Waters On the Audacity of Cy Twombly
 
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What is like to live with a work by post-war master Cy Twombly? According to legendary filmmaker John Waters, it’s “great because every day when you pass it you think of his nerve. The audacity of him doing this.” Watch our video to find out more about John Waters’ longstanding admiration for the artist and to see the two Twombly paintings that will be offered in Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 11 May in New York. Photo Credit, 2:23 - © Anabelle d'Huart, 1978 Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/imaginetheconversation Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8   FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter:http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 28906 Sotheby's
Frank’s Files: The Magnificent Jewels of Barbara Sinatra, Happy Rockefeller and More
 
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In this episode of Frank’s Files, Frank Everett previews jewelry from four distinguished private collections, including the elegant jewels of Barbara Sinatra and Happy Rockefeller. Discover a timeless ruby suite from Cartier and Van Cleef and Arpels, a breathtaking ‘Plumes’ necklace by Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co. and an extremely rare 10.62-carat fancy vivid blue diamond ring. These pieces and more will be available in Sotheby’s upcoming Magnificent Jewels sale. (4 December | New York) SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/sothebys/?sub_confirmation=1 Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2018/magnificent-jewels-n09951.html?locale=en Download The Sotheby’s App:https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothe... MORE FROM SOTHEBY'S Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys
Views: 170644 Sotheby's
The Battle for Basquiat
 
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In one of the most riveting auction battles in history, a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat brought $110.5 million – the record for an American artist. Watch as auctioneer Oliver Barker fields bids between two collectors determined to take home the monumental masterpiece, the star of Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction. Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2017/contemporary-art-evening-auction-n09761/lot.24.html SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/sothebys/?sub_confirmation=1 Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys
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Designer Bunny Williams on Art & Interiors
 
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"A house that really has a richness to it is one that evolves over a period of time,” says interior designer Bunny Williams, who is one of the twelve designers creating a room for Sotheby’s Designer Showhouse. Ahead of the auction on 17 April, hear from Williams about her design philosophy, collecting tips and why auctions are tools for learning about the decorative arts. Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/showhouse Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8   FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter:http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 28265 Sotheby's
The Lost Imperial Chinese Vase Found in a French Attic
 
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Discovered by chance in the attic of a French family home, this magnificent vase was brought into Sotheby’s Paris by its unsuspecting owners in a shoe box. Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2018/magnificent-imperial-ruyi-vase-pf1837.html Download The Sotheby’s App:https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothe... FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/ Weibo: www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 64180 Sotheby's
An Historic Imperial Russian Jewel
 
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5 December, 2012, New York Join Lisa Hubbard and Stefano Papi, author of "Jewels of the Romanovs", as they explore the fascinating history and provenance of a rare and historic important Russian jewel, platinum and diamond bow. Learn More: https://www.sothebys.com Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8   FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter:http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 53177 Sotheby's
Magnificent Jewels: Highlights from the Sale
 
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Discover the highlights from the 13 November Magnificent Jewels sale in Geneva with David Bennett. Learn More: https://www.sothebys.com Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 67063 Sotheby's
The Duchess - Precious Objects and Property from the Estate of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe
 
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From the remarkable story of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe's life and the exquisite objects she was surrounded by emerges a portrait of an England that no longer exists but was preserved, untouched for almost half a century, at her country retreat West Horsley Place. These objects will now be offered for sale by Sotheby’s London on 27 and 28 May 2015. The Duchess presents an opportunity for all to enjoy the riches of the highest echelons of British society, with the funds of the sale being used to secure the future of West Horsley Place.
Views: 35146 Sotheby's
A World-Renowned Art Dealer’s Private Collection
 
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Otto Naumann is not only an esteemed art dealer, but also an art historian and voracious collector. Featuring European paintings from the 16th to the 19th centuries, his impressive personal collection will be offered on 31 January 2018 in New York. View Sale: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2018/the-otto-naumann-sale-n09810.html Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothe... FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video... Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/ Weibo: www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 40145 Sotheby's
The Triumph of Painting: The Steven & Ann Ames Collection
 
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For more than 25 years, two deeply connected people searched for the best art of their time. Together, Steven and Ann Ames assembled masterpieces by Robert Ryman, Georg Baselitz, Willem de Kooning, Anselm Kiefer, Gerhard Richter and others with a keen and critical eye. Watch as Lisa Dennison, Chairman, North and South America, Amy Cappellazzo, Chairman, Global Fine Arts and Allan Schwartzman, Chairman, Global Fine Arts, discuss this remarkable collection of paintings, which leads Sotheby’s Contemporary Art auction on 17 – 18 November in New York. Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2016/contemporary-art-evening-auction-n09572.html Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8   FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 55912 Sotheby's
Lessons from the Art Collection of a Billionaire Businessman
 
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In this video Barbara and Morton Mandel recount their journey as passionate collectors of 20th and 21st-century art. Throughout their lives, the Mandels have acquired examples by Modern and Post War masters – from Pablo Picasso to Donald Judd. The collection’s breadth attests to the couple’s dedication to selecting only great works. Raising The Bar: Masterworks from the Collection of Morton and Barbara Mandel will be held on the evening of 16 May prior to our Contemporary Art Evening Auction. Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2018/raising-the-bar-masterworks-mandel-collection-n09862.html Download The Sotheby’s App:https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/ Weibo: www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 144808 Sotheby's
Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels -- Auction Highlights
 
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Watch as David Bennett discusses highlights from the upcoming May sale, including stunning jewels from the collections of Gina Lollobrigida and Suzanne Belperron, as well as the typical Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels sections. Learn More: https://www.sothebys.com Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 35701 Sotheby's
Jeremy Irons Brings Francis Bacon's Words to Life
 
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As Francis Bacon said, “Everything I do goes into painting.” In this short video, Academy Award-winning actor Jeremy Irons brings to life excerpts from the artist’s interviews with David Sylvester and reveals Bacon’s own thoughts..
Views: 32189 Sotheby's
Paul Smith the Eclectic Collector
 
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Join iconic British fashion designer Sir Paul Smith as he shows us around his Covent Garden office. This legendary space is chock-full of paintings, photographs, bicycles and other ephemera that Paul has collected or been sent by fans from around the world. In the latest episode of our collector profile series A Life Less Ordinary Presented by Hennessy Paradis Impérial, find out how Paul’s love of art was inspired by a fortuitous cycling accident and discover how it inspires his work in fashion. Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/alifelessordinary
Views: 72549 Sotheby's
Treasures from Vaux-le-Vicomte – Episode 1
 
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In episode one of Sotheby’s original series "Treasures from Vaux-le-Vicomte", Presented by Hennessy Paradis Imperial, discover the rich history of one of France’s most spectacular treasure houses. Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/vaux-le-vicomte.html Download The Sotheby’s App:https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothe... FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/ Weibo: www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
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The Ballyedmond Collection: A Glimpse of a Gilded Age
 
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The London home of the late Lord Ballyedmond was a unique place - a private world in which his incredible collection was displayed, giving a glimpse of a former gilded age. Journey with us through this aristocratic London town house and discover pictures, tapestries, porcelain, silver and furniture, thoughtfully put together to create the perfect setting for entertaining in the grandest tradition. The Ballyedmond Collection auction takes place on 23 and 24 May in London. Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/ Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter:http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
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The Dutch Golden Age
 
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George Wachter and David Pollack describe the impact of the rise of the merchant class in 17th Century Holland and its effect on the artwork of that time. They highlight the numerous Dutch Golden Age paintings that are featured in the upcoming Important Old Master Paintings auction. Learn More: https://www.sothebys.com Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 14791 Sotheby's
Frank’s Files: Fine Jewels in London
 
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In this edition of Frank’s Files, Frank Everett and Jessica Wyndham, head of Sotheby’s London jewelry department, prove there’s no better way to brighten up a rainy day than with radiant jewelry. Ahead of the Fine Jewels sale on 22 March in London, the two discuss the auction’s must-see lots and how to shop jewels inspired by those worn at the 2017 Oscars. Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2017/fine-jewels-l17050.html Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8   FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 24924 Sotheby's
How Edvard Munch's The Scream Became an Icon
 
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In this Episode of Masterworks: Rewind, Sotheby's revisits one of the most iconic pieces of art ever to be auctioned - Edvard Munch's The Scream.
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The Value of Art | Episode 1: Authenticity
 
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“Authenticity is the soul of the object,” says Chinese works of art expert Nicolas Chow, adding “Anything that is worth something is worth being faked.” In Episode 1, see how Chow and other Sotheby’s specialists identify the true originals. Sometimes consulting an artist’s catalogue raisonné is enough to affirm authenticity, but other pieces require sleuthing for clues that only a seasoned expert would think to sniff out – sometimes quite literally. Specialists in this episode: Nate Borgelt, Nicolas Chow, Frances Christie, Julian Dawes, Frank Everett, Selby Kiffer, Meredith Kirk, Courtney Kremers, Connor Kriegel, Mee-Seen Loong, Michael Macaulay, Yamini Mehta, Jonquil O’Reilly and Edoardo Roberti. SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/sothebys/?sub_confirmation=1 Learn More: https://www.sothebys.com Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8   FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys
Views: 38013 Sotheby's
Toy Hunter Jordan Hembrough's Top Star Wars Collectibles
 
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Jordan Hembrough, a professional toy dealer, pop culture expert, and television host for Discovery Channel and Quest TV highlights his favourite Star Wars collectibles that will be available in Return of the NIGO, Sotheby’s upcoming auction. Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/starwarsauction Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8   FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter:http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 45368 Sotheby's
Anatomy of an Artwork: Andy Warhol's Marilyn Diptych at Tate Modern
 
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This monumental work by Andy Warhol, from the permanent collection of Tate Modern, was painted just a few months after actress Marilyn Monroe's death. Marilyn Diptych, 1962, is a celebration of her astonishing fame and a commentary on the impermanence of life. Watch More: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/anatomy-of-an-artwork.html Download The Sotheby’s App:https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/ Weibo: www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 48260 Sotheby's
Abstract Ideas: 100 Years of De Stijl
 
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This episode of By Design, presented with Bang & Olufsen, celebrates 100 years of De Stijl. The avant-garde movement founded by Piet Mondrian and Theo van Doesburg reduces abstraction to its most basic tenets: line, form and color. Join Julian Dawes as he traces the history and far-reaching influence of the movement and one of its most defining objects. Iconoplastic: 100 Years of De Stijl, 18 October – 8 December, New York Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2017/iconoplastic-100-years-of-de-stijl-n09744.html Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothe... FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video... Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/ Weibo: www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 11770 Sotheby's
Yusaku Maezawa Meets a Masterpiece
 
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The thrilling highlight of Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening sale on 18 May 2017 was Jean-Michel Basquiat’s 'Untitled, 1982.' The work – purchased by notable collector Yusaku Maezawa – achieved a new auction record for the artist at $110.5 million. Watch as auctioneer Oliver Barker recounts the energy of the room and Mr. Maezawa reflects on his first impression of the stunning work and his plan to feature it as the cornerstone of his future museum in Chiba, Japan. Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2017/contemporary-art-evening-auction-n09761.html Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 32197 Sotheby's
Gerhard Richter's Abstract Masterpiece, Blau
 
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Across the course of Gerhard Richter's epic 50-year career, the artist has ceaselessly interrogated the limits of what is possible in painting. Join Michael Macaulay, Specialist, Contemporary Art, as he explains how Blau -- a star of our Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 14 May -- can be seen as Richter's definitive abstract masterpiece. Learn More: https://www.sothebys.com Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8   FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter:http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 56896 Sotheby's
Treasures from Vaux-le-Vicomte – Episode One: Fouquet’s Legacy
 
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In Episode One of Sotheby’s original series, Treasures from Vaux-le-Vicomte Presented by Hennessy Paradis Impérial, meet Alexandre de Vogüé. Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sotheby-s-at-large/2017/11/preserving-history-chateau-de-vaux-le-vicomte.html Download The Sotheby’s App:https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothe... FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/ Weibo: www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 18990 Sotheby's
From Lam to Basquiat: A Rare and Discerning Collection
 
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From Wifredo Lam to Jean-Michel Basquiat via Jean Dubuffet, César and Gilbert & George, the collection of Alain and Candice Fraiberger reflects the people who patiently built it up over the last forty years: subtle, discerning and knowledgeable. Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2017/art-contemporain-pf1765.html Download The Sotheby’s App:https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothe... FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/ Weibo: www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 21460 Sotheby's
Queen Joséphine's Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace
 
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Our Magnificent Jewels & Noble Jewels auction in Geneva on 12 November 2014 features a magnificent natural pearl and diamond necklace. David Bennett explores the royal and historical provenance of this jewel, formerly in the Collection of Joséphine de Beauharnais, Queen of Sweden and Norway. Learn More: https://www.sothebys.com Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 85061 Sotheby's
Cy Twombly's Works on Paper
 
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Discover Cy Twombly's magnificent drawings on paper, including the impressive 24-panel work Poems to the Sea (1959), a highlight of the 13 November 2013 Contemporary Art Evening Auction. Learn More: https://www.sothebys.com Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8   FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter:http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 36752 Sotheby's
(RED): The Very Best of Design and Innovation
 
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Watch Sir Jonathan Ive, KBE, and Marc Newson, two of the world's foremost design pioneers, discuss their collaboration with musician and philanthropist Bono for Sotheby's (RED) Auction, which celebrates the very best of design and innovation. Sotheby's (RED) auction will take place in New York on 23 November, with all proceeds donated to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Africa. Learn More: https://www.sothebys.com Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 338329 Sotheby's
Francis Bacon, 'Untitled (Pope)'
 
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Watch as Sotheby's specialist Oliver Barker and Bacon historian Michael Peppiatt discuss Bacon's dark and fascinating depiction of Pope Innocent X. Learn More: https://www.sothebys.com Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 11984 Sotheby's
Lucian Freud and the Legend of Luggala
 
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Discover the fascinating story behind Lucian Freud’s portrait of Guinness family heir Garech Browne, painted at his ancestral home Luggala. Freud was a frequent visitor to this magical retreat in Ireland, which also played host to a who’s who of artistic luminaries including The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Sir John Hurt and Dennis Hopper. An intense and evocative example of Freud’s small-scale work from the 1950s borne out of his intimate relationship with the sitter, ‘Head of a Boy’ is a highlight of our upcoming Contemporary Art Evening Auction (5 March, London). SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/sothebys/?sub_confirmation=1 Learn More: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2019/contemporary-art-evening-auction-l19020.html?locale=en FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys
Views: 11879 Sotheby's
Auction Night: A Superb Pink Diamond, 16 November
 
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Watch "The Graff Pink" -- the new world record for a diamond or a jewel at auction -- sell in Geneva on 16 November. Learn More: https://www.sothebys.com Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 15496 Sotheby's
Extraordinary Diamonds
 
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David Bennett explores four extraordinary diamonds from the upcoming auction of Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels in Geneva on 13 May 2014, including the 'Graff Vivid Yellow' and an 103.46 carat round diamond. Learn More: https://www.sothebys.com Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8   FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter:http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 161692 Sotheby's
Rediscovered Miró works from the Diane Bouchard Estate
 
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Filmmaker Thomas Bouchard and his daughter Diane Bouchard enjoyed friendships with some of the greatest artists of the 20th century and filmed them at work. In this video, watch Joan Miró create a painting that he then gave to the Bouchards. This work, 'Untitled 1947', was hidden from the public for 50 years will be offered as a major highlight of Sotheby's Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on 7 May 2014. Learn More: https://www.sothebys.com Download The Sotheby’s App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sothebys/id1061156465?mt=8 FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S Newsletter: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/sothebys/2017/05/stay-connected.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sothebys/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sothebys Twitter: https://twitter.com/sothebys Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sothebys Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/sothebyshongkong?is_hot=1 WeChat: sothebyshongkong Snapchat: Sothebys
Views: 15574 Sotheby's