Strokes Dummer Fabrizio Moretti Collaborates With Art Dealer Fabrizio Moretti On Sotheby’s Auction

For today’s live, no-reserve Sotheby’s auction, Fabrizio Moretti x Fabrizio Moretti: In Passing, two collaborators with the same name have brought together an extraordinary, unexpected exhibition of “Old Masters,” installed in NYC as a maze-like experience. The Strokes’ drummer, who goes by “Fab,” worked with the acclaimed Italian art dealer and collector to tell the auction’s narrative and lay out its immersive structure. Painting and …

Paddle8 + Sotheby’s La Mer Wave Walk

50 artists, including Dustin Yellin, Tali Lenox and David King Reuben, go to auction benefitting Project 0

For a month now, 50 works by 50 different artists—hailing from various artistic backgrounds—have been scattered throughout the iconic streets and important edifices of NYC. In the form of a circular wave (or, in the case of Julian Schnabel’s contribution, an item affiliated with the ocean), these sculptures comprise Wave Walk—an effort by beauty brand La Mer to raise money for Project 0, a non-profit …

Sotheby’s $85M Acquisition of Art Agency, Partners

In an unorthodox art market shake-up, Sotheby’s has acquired the boutique art advisory company Art Agency, Partners (AAP) for $85 million. The recent acquisition is Sotheby’s first major step toward revitalizing its steadily declining stock while boosting its revenue streams and increasing private sales. AAP will also lead a new fine-art division within Sotheby’s focused on expanding 20th-and 21st century art dealings. For more information …