More Proof That Art Auction Houses Make The Worst Videos


Here’s the trailer for the Sotheby’s upcoming exhibition in London, BANKSY, The Unauthorised Retrospective, Curated by Steve Lazarides.

Mister Johnny Sotheby


Steve Powers is auctioning off his first two paintings on canvas—two sides of one canvas—via instagram to help keep a friend and fellow artist in his Manhattan home. The opportunity to own this 72″ x 72″ piece of “Art History” ends June 2nd at 2pm. Bid quick and bid high.

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Bidding for the Position of Dr. Dre’s Personal Art Advisor

In an ideal world, the extremely wealthy would let me buy art for them. Equipped with no vested interests, no time for back rubbing and preening, only just an eye for nice pictures, it’d be a fantastic fit. With this in mind, I’ve selected 11 works of art from tonight’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction at Sotheby’s for Dr. Dre, hip-hop’s first billionaire. Lord knows he’ll need some decoration for that house he just bought.

Morning Dose of Cattlerap


Just add a beat to auctioneer Rhett Parks’ cadence and you got something special.

The Absolute Worst Video Containing Both Art and Skateboarding


Shown only so that you can get disgusted, laugh and shake your head at whoever thought this was a good idea, and then feel content with yourself by pressing the stop button and knowing that you could do better.

Installation View: MTV RE:DEFINE benefit auction

Occurring tomorrow (4/4) at the Dallas Contemporary, and featuring a whole bunch of top names in the art world.

All the info you need right here

Swell Move

On March 29th, Juxtapoz, UNIV and Chandran Gallery are putting on a special auction and exhibition benefit for Waves For Water, an organization on the ground in the Philippines, mobilizing an urgent clean water disaster relief initiative in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan. Here’s a look through the benefit boards.



The Gavel Drops at Sotheby’s by Andrew Rice

The auction house is under attack by hedge-fund activist Daniel Loeb, who wants it to start making lots more money, in part by refusing to kowtow to rich folks like him.

Words By Jean-Michel

In an online-only auction, Christie’s plans to sell artifacts from the apartment Jean-Michel Basquiat shared with Alexis Adler from 1979 to 1980.

$200,000 – $300,000


The estimated price for Han Solo’s DL-44 Blaster at an upcoming Hollywood memorabilia auction

Hamburger Eyes Annual Art Auction 2013


Happening now.

$4.5 Million


The price recently paid at auction by Jay Z for “MECCA,” a large, 1982 painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat.