www.sothebys.comSothebys (Auction house)

On March 11, 1744, Samuel Baker, founder of Sotheby's, held the first-ever sale under his own name. The library of a certain Rt. Hon. Sir John Stanley, Bart. described as "containing several Hundred scarce and valuable books in all branches of Polite Literature" sold for a few hundred pounds. Well over two centuries later, on December 6, 1983, Sotheby's sold a single book, The Gospels of Henry the Lion, for more than 8 million pounds.

www.christies.comChristies (Auction house)

Christie's commitment to excellence began in the auction house's early years when James Christie conducted his first sale on 5 December 1766. A levelheaded businessman famed for his eloquence and humor, Christie turned auctioneering into a sophisticated art.

Significant amounts of Britain's national heritage began to arrive at his auction house. Members of the aristocracy and even the Royal Family consigned works to him.

www.artnet.comArtnet is the portal to the world of art for dealers, collectors, professionals and enthusiasts. It is the only source in the world to gain a complete overview of the global art market - what is going on at the auctions, galleries, art fairs and even in artists studios. Collectors can browse exhibitions and inventories of over 700 of the world's finest galleries on and appraise works by comparing prices against 1.8 million auction records in the illustrated Fine Art Auctions Database. Magazine is the only daily source for art market news, reviews and opinion written by a network of correspondents from the art capitals of the world. also features a bookstore with over 11,000 of the finest art books in print uniquely tailored for fine art enthusiasts, and an art search engine spanning over 10,000 arts-related web sites.


Founded in September 1995, eBay is The World's Online Marketplace for the sale of goods and services by a diverse community of individuals and businesses. Today, the eBay community includes tens of millions of registered members from around the world. People spend more time on eBay than any other online site, making it the most popular shopping destination on the Internet.

www.moebel-transport-ag.comMobel-Transport Ltd.

Mobel-Transport Ltd. Was founded in 1961. Right from the beginning, care was the keynote, and right from the beginning too, importance was placed on modern working equipment and efficient personnel. Our employees are welltrained, and they are aware of the high demands set by our clients. For this reason we consider our personnel to be the company's most important asset. Our fleet of vehicles is suitable for special transport - such as removals, art and computer transport. Loading and unloading at Mobel-Transport Ltd. is undertaken in closed and heated halls (with ramp). There is plenty of special storage for each individual sector.

www.buchhandlung-walther-koenig.deBuchhandlung Walther Konig

Art, Architecture, Film, Photography, Aesthetics, Exhibition Catalogues, Illustrated Books, Antiquary

www.thing.orgThing is a home for various open and closed mailing lists to different topics, for electronic art projects from the federal territory (with citizens of Berlin emphasis) and some music and literature offers. In irregular distances small Events and Festivals organizes is the sum of the groups and individuals represented there, their work and their personal contacts among themselves. Only one part of these activities is to be found on


Eyestorm is the premier retailer for limited-edition artworks by the world's greatest contemporary artists and photographers. The company works closely with more than 120 artists - the largest and best roster in the world - including Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons and Helmut Newton. eyestorm has forged alliances with contemporary art gurus The Saatchi Gallery, and the highly respected photographic agency, enabling eyestorm to offer work by young British names like Dexter Dalwood, Jenny Saville and Gavin Turk as well as special editions from master documentary photographers such as Steve McCurry, Martin Parr and Dennis Stock.

www.stmarksbookshop.comSt Marks Bookshop

St. Mark's Bookshop was established in 1977 in New York's East Village, a community of students, academics, arts professionals and other eclectic readers. Our specialties include Cultural Theory, Graphic Design, Poetry & Small Press Publishers, Film Studies and Foreign & Domestic Periodicals & Journals.