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Auction Highlights: Basquiat, Monet & More

Rounding up the season’s auction highlights, covering the record-breaking, the eclectic and the unique; we bring you the latest from the world’s most renowned auction houses. Scrawled expression Even 30 years after his death, the artwork of Jean-Michel Basquiat is proving to be painfully relevant as ever. A creation from his breakthrough year, Untitled (1982), sold at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction this June for over £14 million—soaring beyond its pre-sale estimate of £7.5-10 million....

Sotheby’s Auctions the Prince of Prussia’s Collection

Sotheby’s pre-eminent decorative arts sale featuring masterpieces with outstanding provenance from around the globe will feature property of the Prince of Prussia, dating back to the year 1111. Lasting over nine centuries and having no obvious parallels to Europe today, the Hohenzollern palaces—one of the most divine European dynasties—featured a huge range of luxury collectables. The best architects from across the globe came to work on these palaces, which housed decorative pieces that were the...

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