Auctions

A premier example of prewar automotive excellence, a 1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Spider by Touring will surely spark a battle of bids at the RM Sotheby’s Monterey sale in Monterey, Calif., on...
Mist-covered ponds, arched bridges, and traditional Chinese buildings with swooped-edge gables grace the 1.6-acre grounds of Taohuayuan —also known as the One Billion Luxury Garden Home, thanks to...
First Open auction series launches with a standout selection and a wide range of price points...
Famed for its fortitude at being fast, the 1960 Abarth 1000 Bialbero Record Car “La Principessa” may require staying power from interested collectors bidding at Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach...
An A-list automobile will take center stage once again when Paul Newman’s 1979 Porsche 935 crosses the block at Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach Auctions in Pebble Beach, Calif., running August...
Arguably the most important car ever made available to the public, the 1962 Shelby 260 Cobra CSX 2000 —the first Cobra created—will be for sale at the RM Sotheby’s auction in Monterey, Calif., held...
After a frantic bidding war among collectors at Sotheby’s London on Tuesday night, Picasso’s 1909 Femme Assise broke auction records for a cubist painting, selling for $63.7 million—$20 million more...
A premier prototype is sure to test the resolve of potential buyers when the 2004 Ford GT CP-1 highlights Barrett-Jackson’s Northeast auction at the Mohegan Sun casino resort in Uncasville, Conn.,...
On July 9, cars with premier provenance will be presented on the very track that made many of them famous during Artcurial Motorcars’ Le Mans Classic 2016 auction in Le Mans, France. The...
Robb Report ’s June “Best of the Best” issue is on newsstands now! Here are the best art services for 2016 . Selection Guidelines: Auction houses, galleries, and other art services were chosen based...
Sotheby’s London will bring Amedeo Modigliani’s Jeanne Hébuterne (au foulard) —a portrait of the Italian artist’s lover Jeanne Hébuterne — to auction as part of its Impressionist & Modern Art...
Revered for her biting comedic commentary and her impeccable sense of fashion, Joan Rivers made an indelible impact on the cultural landscape. This June, fans of the comedic genius (who passed away...
The lots span nearly a century of styles, with estimates ranging from $1,000 to $400,000...
Paddle8 has turned the auction world on its ear by skipping the rubrics of long-established houses like Christie’s and Sotheby’s and instead offering a streamlined, 24-hour online marketplace for...
Christie's spring design sale includes the "Baby Bugatti" among more than 100 other masterworks...
Acclaimed 19th-century automata from a private collection will be available once again as lots billed Swiss Mechanical Marvels Part II have been added to Sotheby’s Important Watches auction, to be...
A massive painting by the late Jean-Michel Basquiat earned a massive price at Christie’s New York on May 10, setting a new record for the artist. Untitled , a 1982 work, sold for $57.2 million,...
The height of summer in Austin, Texas, brings average temperatures in the high 90s and air thick with humidity. However, homeowners of Soaring Wings by local architect Winn Wittman will have it made...
An important piece of his purple reign, one of Prince’s Yellow Cloud electric guitars will rock the block at Heritage Auctions’ Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Auction from June 24 to 25. An...
On May 25, a commemorative racer will roll to international attention at Barrett-Jackson’s Stinger IndyCar auction to celebrate the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 four days later. Fabricated...
Collectors of competition cars will be racing to Northern California this summer as provenance-packed Fords and Shelbys from the Jim Click Ford Performance Collection will be featured lots at the RM...
Phillips' Latin American Art auction will offer works by highly sought-after contemporary artists...
History was made in Geneva this week as Christie’s and Sotheby’s auctioned off two important diamonds— the Oppenheimer Blue and the Unique Pink . The resulting price of each shattered auction records...
One of watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet’s most famous pocket watches just sold for a record-breaking price at a Christie’s sale in Geneva, Switzerland. Part of Breguet’s rare self-winding perpétuelle...
While the primary watch market—referring to modern watches sold at retail—continues to flounder, the auction market for timepieces is on the brink of what John Reardon, international head of Christie...
Far from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles, the desert community of Palm Springs, Calif., offers a more leisurely pace of life. Surrounded by mountains and populated with palm trees and hot...
Automotive relics hidden for decades and often forgotten about by the owners themselves have become a phenomenon at auction . Unlike any other collectible, they are most desirable in their derelict...
A 400th anniversary is a big deal. Margaret Ford, international head of books and manuscripts at Christie’s, wanted to mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death in a big way—with a...
The largest gem-quality rough diamond to be found on Earth in over a century is coming to auction June 29. Sotheby’s London will present the huge tennis-ball sized gem—dubbed the Lesedi La Rona...
While fans of Formula 1 gear up for the Monaco Grand Prix—held May 26 to 29—car collectors the world over will be racing to the RM Sotheby’s Monaco auction on May 14. Tracing the automotive industry’...

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