David Korins is bringing some of Chatsworth House, the stately home from the movie “Pride and Prejudice,” to New York — for a show at Sotheby’s.
Some 35 contemporary artists are donating pieces to the auction, which will take place in New York in May.
The auction house says earnings were bolstered by $1 billion in private sales, though profitability was down, and that online-only sales were up.
No one had spotted a new painting by the Dutch master for four decades — until the scion of a storied Amsterdam family found two.
The designer Shohei Shigematsu is leading the redesign and expansion of the auction houses’s gallery space on the Upper East Side of New York.
British dealers, auctioneers and artists are bracing for the departure from the European Union. Some see advantages to life outside the bloc.
At Sotheby’s in May, the painting is expected to bring $35 million to $50 million, which will be used to acquire work by women and people of color.
It’s been a memorable year in the art world, not for what happened, but for who left.
Carmen Herrera and Dorothea Rockburne are among those whose works will be sold at Sotheby’s; Oprah Winfrey and Agnes Gund are honorary auction chairwomen.