Art & Collectibles
Sotheby’s Just Bought the Whitney Museum’s Iconic Breuer Building in N.Y.C.
The auction house will take over the Breuer in September 2024, before ultimately relocating in 2025.
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A Palm Beach Art Dealer Who Sold Fake Basquiats and Warhols Is Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison
Dealer Daniel Elie Bouaziz has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison, followed by three years’ probation.
The Sackler Family Will Pay $6 Billion for Immunity From Opioid Liability, a N.Y. Court Rules
The family behind Purdue Pharma will also give up control of their company for legal protections.
How Dinosaur Skeletons Became Big Spenders’ Most Coveted Collectible
“The international art market has only recently woken up to this category,” one expert explains.
Greece Is Getting Back Hundreds of Antiquities After a 17-Year Legal Battle
Some of the objects being repatriated date back to the Neolithic period.
Climate Activists in Rome Dyed the Trevi Fountain’s Water Black in Response to Recent Floods
The famed landmark will be drained, cleaned, and re-filled. There are no indications it has sustained any damage.
10 Records Anchor Sotheby’s $183 Million Contemporary Art Sale in NYC
The big-ticket item of the night was a massive bronze cast of Louise Bourgeois’s Spider, which hammered at $30 million.
Holy Scriptures! A 1,100-Year-Old Hebrew Bible Just Sold for $38.1 Million
It’s the oldest nearly complete edition of the ancient text known to exist.
Andy Warhol’s Prince Artwork Violates Copyright Law, Supreme Court Rules
The closely watched lawsuit filed against photographer Lynn Goldsmith ended with the Justices ruling 7-2 in her favor.