Archive | Art and Design

Photographs, Prints & 20th Century Design at Sotheby’s New York

On July 22nd Sotheby’s will hold their inaugural Contemporary Living auction in New York. Showcasing approximately 250 items from the 20th and 21st centuries, the auction will feature artists and designers such as Diane Arbus, Helmut Newton, David Hockney, Andy Warhol, Ellsworth Kelly, Mies van der Rohe and George Nakashima. Following the recent rising trends of 20th century collecting, this unique event will mix and match pieces that “speak” to one another in a thematic or aesthetic way while coming from a variety of artistic disciplines. Accessible to both the savvy seasoned auction goer and the uninitiated alike, browse some of the contemporary items up for auction below.

030N09386_89H74David Hockney’s Pool Made With Paper Blue Ink, 1980. Estimate $10,000—15,000

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Viva Villa | Historically-Inspired Luxury Living

With their roots dating back to ancient Roman architecture, villas still remain one of the more popular home styles on the market. Rediscover the timeless design in some of the below exclusive listings from the Sotheby’s International Realty global network.

Mallorca50.000.000 € EUR | Mallorca, Spain | Mallorca Sotheby’s International Realty

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A Vibrant Splash | Colorful Kitchens

Celebrity Chef and TV personality Mario Batali once said, “The kitchen really is the castle itself. This is where we spend our happiest moments and where we find the joy of being a family.” Arguably one of the most important rooms in your home, the kitchen is a place where memories are created and great cuisine is shared. Let’s explore some colorful and expressive kitchens around the world!

Switzerland-BluePrice Upon Request | Lugano, Switzerland | Fontana Sotheby’s International Realty

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