Sword of Indian ruler and rare rugs from Islamic world on show at Christie’s Dubai
Exhibition also features pottery and carpets dating back to the 9th century
Art & Design
September 26, 2023, 11:46 AM
Femme a la Montre: Four things to know about Picasso’s masterpiece on show in Dubai
The portrait, estimated to be worth more than $120 million, depicts the Spanish artist's ‘golden muse’
Art & Design
September 25, 2023, 2:20 PM
The Story Teller: A closer look at Amrita Sher-Gil's record-breaking $7.45m painting
The work became the most expensive piece of Indian art ever sold at auction this week
Art & Design
September 22, 2023, 8:18 AM
$26 million Infinite Blue diamond to be displayed in Dubai
The 11.28 carat radiant-cut Fancy Vivid Blue stone will be on show at Sotheby's
September 10, 2023, 2:02 PM
Michelle Obama and Princess Diana outfits up for auction at New York Fashion Week
Items worn by Kate Winslet and Sarah Jessica Parker form part of lot celebrating pop culture through lens of fashion
Fashion & Beauty
September 07, 2023, 10:03 AM
Piano Freddie Mercury used to compose Bohemian Rhapsody sells for £1.7m
The auction, spanning 1,400 of the singer's possessions, raised a total of £12m
Music & On-stage
September 07, 2023, 5:29 AM
Indian miniature in Freddie Mercury's collection reflects his family's heritage
Sotheby's sale of Queen singer's possessions in London reveals him as a gregarious host and serious art collector
August 04, 2023, 6:06 PM
Drake buys Tupac Shakur's diamond-and-ruby ring for more than $1m
Rapper wore the ring during his final public appearance before his 1996 murder
Arts & Culture
July 28, 2023, 7:29 PM
Loch Ness monster-type skeleton up for auction in New York
Creatures on display have inspired Hollywood monsters
July 11, 2023, 4:37 PM
Lost Rembrandts sell for more than £11m at London auction
The paintings are the smallest known portraits by the 17th century Dutch master
July 06, 2023, 8:47 PM
Disneyland collection of more than 1,500 objects to be auctioned
About 6,000 items amassed over the span of three decades will be up for grabs
July 04, 2023, 10:31 AM
Gustav Klimt's Lady with a Fan breaks European record with $108.4 million price tag
The painting was the last portrait the Austrian artist completed before his death in 1918
Arts & Culture
June 28, 2023, 5:04 AM
Princess Diana's famous black sheep jumper to go up for auction
Famed garment worn by late Princess of Wales had been lost for decades
Fashion & Beauty
June 26, 2023, 3:55 PM
Gustav Klimt’s late masterpiece estimated to sell for record $80 million at Sotheby’s
The portrait of an unidentified woman reveals the artist's interest in Chinese and Japanese culture
Art & Design
June 14, 2023, 10:08 AM
Rare Rolex watches commissioned by late Sultan of Oman sell for $3.5 million
Diamond-encrusted 6269 Rolex Daytona goes under the hammer for $1.25 million at Christie's
May 28, 2023, 10:55 AM
Rare pink diamond and ruby worth estimated $65 million on show at Sotheby’s Dubai
The Eternal Pink and The Estrela de Fura, the world’s largest ruby, are both expected to break records
May 23, 2023, 10:23 AM
Louise Bourgeois sets record as spider sculpture sells for $32.8 million at auction
The giant work is more than three metres tall and five-and-a-half metres wide
Art & Design
May 19, 2023, 7:21 AM
Codex Sassoon: 1,100-year-old Hebrew Bible sells for $38m at auction
A 1,100-year-old biblical manuscript becomes the most valuable book ever to go under the hammer
May 17, 2023, 10:48 PM
British family hopes for $10m in auction of two previously unknown Rembrandts
Auctioneer Christie’s said artworks are 'one of the most exciting discoveries we have made in the old masters field'
May 16, 2023, 11:54 AM
Christie's Middle East is auctioning works by Etel Adnan, Mohammed Kazem and more
The collection is being partly exhibited at the auction house's DIFC location until Tuesday
Arts & Culture
May 13, 2023, 7:03 AM