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 …

Rolls-Royce + Mickalene Thomas’ Phantom on Auction to Support (RED)

Funding the fight against AIDS, all proceeds from this Mickalene Thomas-styled auto go to the non-profit

Set to fetch an estimated $600-800k, this one-of-a-kind 2020 Rolls-Royce Phantom is up for auction now through 13 December, with 100% of proceeds going to (RED), the longstanding non-profit working to end AIDS in Africa. Rolls-Royce brings to life a concept they teased at Sotheby’s earlier this year to celebrate their 115th anniversary, but the successful bidder on this model (with its candy red paint and …

Interview: Hans Neuendorf + Jacob Pabst on 30 Years of Artnet

The father/son team address transparency, tech and collecting work today

The very first website appeared in 1991 and explained how to use the internet. Not many companies were quick to launch online (an unknown realm for most at the time) and many that did disappeared quickly into insignificance. Artnet—which was founded in 1989 by German art dealer  Hans Neuendorf—was one of the first companies to make the brave foray into the digital universe. Neuendorf’s mission …