Getty: Sotheby’s Auctioneer David Redden Donates Archive to Getty Research Institute

Getty: Sotheby’s Auctioneer David Redden Donates Archive to Getty Research Institute. “Working at Sotheby’s for 42 years, from 1974 until 2016, Redden is notable for the high-profile sales which he personally developed. A passionate collector himself, Redden created new auction categories out of popular collecting passions: space artifacts, sports memorabilia, comic books, arcade machines, and computer animation art. A portrait of both Redden and his milieu at Sotheby’s, the collection comprises personal files, slides, photographs, complete sets of auction catalogs, and related ephemera.”

The Art Newspaper: Louvre teams up with Sotheby’s to investigate provenance of works bought during the Second World War

The Art Newspaper: Louvre teams up with Sotheby’s to investigate provenance of works bought during the Second World War. “Sotheby’s and the Louvre in Paris have joined forces on a project aimed at researching items acquired by the museum between 1933 and 1945. The sponsorship deal, which lasts three years, will help fund research that ‘may lead to restitutions [incorporating] digitisation, the organisation of seminars, study days, and publications’, the Louvre says in a statement.”

Sotheby’s Launches “Museum Network” to Promote Museum-Related Content

Netflix and chill? Pffft. How about Sotheby’s and contemplate. “Today the British-founded New York auction house will launch its own online ‘Museum Network’ to showcase videos and TV series made by the world’s leading art museums. Available on Sothebys.com as well as Sotheby’s Apple TV channel app, you’ll be able to see inside internationally-renowned galleries including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Tate galleries, and the National Palace Museum in Taiwan.”