1914 Book “The Surf Riders of Hawaii” Pioneered Sport Magazines + Photography

On auction through Sotheby's, A.R. Gurrey Jr's hand-assembled book mixes print photography, poetry and action

Wildly influential though mostly unknown, A.R. Gurrey Jr was born in Kansas in 1874. By 1900, as a trained civil engineer, he relocated to Hawaii. There, he surfed, declined a role within his father’s insurance business, and began working to open and operate an art gallery. In 1914, he published at least one edition of The Surf Riders of Hawaii—a hand-assembled book comprising mounted gelatin-silver …

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 …