At $2.76 Billion, Sotheby’s Sales Are 41 Percent Higher

“Sotheby’s, the world’s No. 2 auction house, sold 41 percent more art in the first half as buyers from the U.S., Russia and Asia flocked to London, according to preliminary figures on Sotheby’s Web site. Sotheby’s first-half art auctions amounted to $2.76 billion, compared with $1.96 billion a year earlier….”