Sotheby’s “NIGO® Only Lives Twice” Catalog

LifestyleComments ⋅ Aug 26, 2014
After an exclusive first look at some of the items in NIGO® & Sotheby’s Hong Kong auction, we are now treated with the accompanying catalog that details the full collection. The premium book features some words from Pharrell Williams and of...

NIGO Talks About Pieces for His Upcoming Sotheby’s “NIGO® Only Lives Twice” Auction Part 3

VideosComments ⋅ Aug 22, 2014
Wrapping up our three-part series on NIGO’s upcoming auction for Sotheby’s, we present a particularly nostalgic item from his collection. This ’60s-era Batmobile variant is one of over 30 in his possession and features a unique navy...

NIGO Talks About Pieces for His Upcoming Sotheby’s “NIGO® Only Lives Twice” Auction Part 2

VideosComments ⋅ Aug 18, 2014
Following our big reveal of NIGO’s collection for the upcoming #NigoOnlyLivesTwice auction through Sotheby’s, we’re back with a second item and certainly his most infamous. Conceived during his time working for ICECREAM and BBC, the...

NIGO & Sotheby’s Hong Kong Auction: An Exclusive First Look at the Items

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 14, 2014
A man of impeccable taste and design as displayed through his designs and strong body of work, Japanese streetwear forefather NIGO has joined forces with Sotheby’s for an auction of massive proportions. Held in Hong Kong, we had the pleasure of...

Sotheby’s Launches “NIGO® Only Lives Twice” Auction

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 8, 2014
Globally renowned art auctioneer Sotheby’s took to its Instagram feed and YouTube channel this morning to announce an auction that will undoubtedly bring chaos to the HYPEBEAST realm. In collaboration with streetwear pioneer and creative polymath NIG...

Vanhulsteijn x Sotheby’s Urushi Bicycle Project

LifestyleComments ⋅ Dec 12, 2013
With roots firmly grounded in bike craftwork, luxury Dutch bicycle workshop Vanhulsteijn presents a new project in collaboration with Sotheby’s. After being introduced to the technique by a pair of Russian masters, founder Herman van Hulsteijn...

Product (RED) Mac Pro Designed by Jony Ive & Marc Newson Sells for Nearly $1 Million USD

CultureComments ⋅ Nov 26, 2013
After their beautifully one-of-a-kind Leica M surpassed its early $500,000-$750,000 USD estimates – ultimately selling for $1.8 million USD – Jony Ive’s and Marc Newson’s bright red Mac Pro garnered $977,000 USD at auction. So...

Marc Newson and Jony Ive Design Leica M for (RED)

TechComments ⋅ Oct 8, 2013
In making a contribution to The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria, designer Marc Newson and Apple’s Jony Ive have collaborated on a special (RED) edition of the Leica M to be auctioned off at Sotheby’s. Featuring the...

Roy Lichtenstein’s ‘Sleeping Girl’ Sells for $44.8 Million

ArtsComments ⋅ May 14, 2012
Recently, Roy Lichtenstein’s Sleeping Girl from 1964 sold for a record-breaking $44.8 million USD at Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Contemporary Art. The comic book-inspired and postwar American art phenomenon beat last year’s record sale of $...

Original Apple Contract Signed by Steve Jobs Fetches $1.6 Million at Sotheby’s

TechComments ⋅ Dec 14, 2011
The original contract that made Apple into a technological institution, and signed by founders Steve Jobs, Stephen Wozniak and Ronald Wayne, just fetched a cool $1.6 million USD at a Sotheby’s auction. This staggering number was ten times the a...

Damien Hirst’s Auction Gamble

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Sep 15, 2008
With much news and controversy surrounding today’s opening of Damien Hirst’s massive auction Beautiful Inside My Head Forever, The Wall Street Journal offers a perspective on the massive undertaking. With millions of dollars at stake,...

Auction (Red) by Sotheby’s

Comments ⋅ Nov 30, -0001
Damien Hirst along with Bono from the band U2 has organized Auction (Red) which is an art auction at the Sotheby’s auction house starting February 14th. The proceeds of the auction will go towards the fighting diseases like Aids, Malaria an...