News releases from Sotheby's
Sotheby's Names Charles F. Stewart Chief Executive Officer
October 28, 2019
Sotheby's today announced the appointment of Charles F. Stewart as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.
Sotheby's announces settlement of Change of Control Offer for its $400,000,000 4.875% Senior Notes due 2025
October 15, 2019
Following the acquisition of Sotheby's by BidFair USA Inc. ("Bidfair") through the merger of BidFair MergeRight Inc. with and into Sotheby's (with Sotheby's as the successor entity), Sotheby's today...
Sotheby's Announces Closing Of Acquisition By Patrick Drahi
October 03, 2019
Sotheby's announced today that ownership of the Company has officially transferred to Patrick Drahi. The acquisition, which was announced in June of this year, returns the 275-year-old firm to private...
Sotheby's Announces Regulatory Approvals and Planned Closing Date of Acquisition by Patrick Drahi
September 19, 2019
Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) announced today that all regulatory approvals required for the acquisition of the Company by BidFair USA, an entity wholly owned by Patrick Drahi, have been obtained. Sotheby's...
Sotheby's Shareholders Approve Proposed Acquisition by Patrick Drahi
September 05, 2019
Sotheby’s Reports 2019 Second Quarter Financial Results
July 30, 2019
Sotheby’s (NYSE: BID) today reported its financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2019.
Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) announced today that Michael J. Wolf has been unanimously elected to join the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Wolf is the Chief Executive Officer of Activate, Inc., a management...
Sotheby’s (NYSE: BID) today reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019.
Sotheby’s (NYSE: BID) will be holding its first quarter ended March 31, 2019 earnings conference call on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 9:00 AM EDT. The call will be hosted by Tad Smith, President and Chief...
SOTHEBY'S SPRING 2019 HONG KONG SALES TOTAL $482 MILLION - Second Highest Total in Company History
April 03, 2019
Today's sales of Contemporary Art in Hong Kong have just concluded, bringing the total for Contemporary Art sold at Sotheby's to HK$802 million / US$102 million.
Sotheby's Modern Art Evening Sale and Modern & Contemporary Southeast Asian Art Evening Sale in Hong Kong Achieve Exceptional Results: $114.7 Million Total
April 01, 2019
Last night in in Hong Kong, Sotheby's (NYSE: BID) Modern Art Evening Sale and Modern & Contemporary Southeast Asian Art Evening Sale both achieved outstanding results.
Tran-scend-ent Wines Smashes Record For Private Wine Collection Sold At Auction - Achieving $30 Million
April 01, 2019
A New Record for Any Item Sold in an Online-Only sale at Sotheby's to Date: The Nobel Memorial Prize for Economic Science Awarded to Friedrich von Hayek - One of the greatest minds of the 20th-Century
March 20, 2019
The Nobel Prize led Sotheby's 'White-Glove' Online-Only Auction Of 27 Lots from Von Hayek's Personal Collection
Sotheby's Celebrates 275 Years of History & Innovation
March 11, 2019
Established with a Books Auction in London on 11 March 1744, Today Marks 275 Years of Art Market 'Firsts' and Connecting Collectors with the World's Greatest Treasures
Stellar Results for Sotheby's First Contemporary Art Auction of 2019: Contemporary Curated Achieves $36.8 Million In New York - Highest-Ever Total for the Sotheby's Series
March 04, 2019
Auction Led By Kerry James Marshall's 2008 Painting 'Untitled (Painter)' - Sold for $7.3 Million, The Second-Highest Auction Price for the Artist
Sotheby’s Reports 2018 Full Year Financial Results
February 27, 2019
Sotheby’s (NYSE: BID) today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2018.
Sotheby's Impressionist, Modern & Surrealist Art Sales This Week in London Total $143.7 Million
February 27, 2019
Participation from a Record 51 Countries Across the Sale Series With by Robust Bidding from Across Asia
Sotheby's Expands And Reimagines Its New York Galleries With A Forward-Looking Design By Shohei Shigematsu Of OMA
February 22, 2019
Opening to the Public on 3 May 2019 With Sotheby's Marquee Exhibitions & Auctions of Impressionist & Modern and Contemporary Art
Sotheby's to Present The First Contemporary Art Auction of the Season on March 1, 2019: CONTEMPORARY CURATED - With Co-Curators Agnes Gund & Oprah Winfrey
February 21, 2019
270+ Lots Led by Kerry James Marshall's Powerful Figurative Work from 2008 - UNTITLED (PAINTER) - Estimated to Sell for $1.8/2.5 Million
Sotheby’s Full Year 2018 Earnings Conference Call Invitation
February 13, 2019
Sotheby’s (NYSE: BID) will be holding its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2018 earnings conference call on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 9:00 AM EST. The call will be hosted by Tad...
Sotheby's Successfully Launches New Online Bidding Platform During Masters Week Sales Series
February 08, 2019
Competitive Online Bidding Open for Two Weeks Before Transitioning to a Live Auction Held in New York on February 2, 2019
Success for Female Artists Drives Sotheby's 2019 Masters Week Sales To $100 Million
February 04, 2019
Day One Of Sotheby's Ongoing Masters Week Sales Totals $67.8 Million
January 31, 2019
NEW WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR ANY FEMALE ARTIST OF THE PRE-MODERN ERA: Elisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun's Portrait of Muhammad Dervish Khan from 1788 Sells for $7.2 Million, Leading Sotheby's Master...
The Only Privately-Held Collection of All 248 Decks Produced by the Iconic Streetwear Brand Over 20 Years from 1998 - 2018
Sotheby's Americana Week Auctions Total $21.3 Million In New York
January 25, 2019