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Sotheby's auctioneer Adrian Biddell at the FT & Sightsavers Seasonal Appeal Photography Auction at Getty Images Gallery, London.


‘The Laptop Is Going to Replace the Velvet Rope’: Invaluable CEO on Partnering With Sotheby’s

After five months and 113 sales, Sotheby’s and eBay.com/Sotheby’s announced the results of their partnership with Invaluable, a company specializing in online-auction technology, reporting an almost 55 percent increase in the number of collectors bidding online, as well as a 35 … Read More

The shroud. 


Morning Links: The Shroud of Tom Cruise Edition

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How To Sell A Banksy.


Morning Links: How To Sell A Banksy Edition

An exceptionally thorough profile of Jerry Saltz. [Capital New York]The Kravises have purchased Jasper Johns’s Painted Bronze (1960) from the artist, and promised to donate it to the Museum of Modern Art. (In other news, MoMA just acquired its first … Read More

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EBay Launches Its Live Auction Platform

Today eBay unveiled its new online auction platform, which aims to open up a rarefied market to the broadest possible audience, providing a virtual entrance to auction house salesrooms for eBay’s whooping 149 million online shoppers (technology that will, presumably, soon … Read More

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Sotheby's To Auction Joe DiMaggio's 1936 Yankees Uniform

Christie’s, Sotheby’s, Ebay Try To Block Ninth Circuit Royalty Act Rehearing

Last Friday in San Diego, a joint effort between Christie’s, Sotheby’s and eBay attempted to move the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals away from rehearing a class of artists’ appeal to their challenge of the California Royalties Act, Law360 reported … Read More

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eBay Bidder Buys 4chan Screenshot, as Art, for $90,000

CNET reports that an eBay customer has bid $90,900 for a screenshot of a post on 4chan. Titled Artwork by Anonymous, the work features a user’s musings on the value of art. “Art used to be something to cherish,” they … Read More


Collecting in Cyberspace

The online art market is growing as auction houses and dealers rush to establish a presence on the Web. How have their investments paid off so far—and what do they hope to achieve in the future? Read More