Welcome to ‘Sotheby’s Selects,’ our daily compendium of timely stories that explore the intersection of art, history and popular culture. Here are today’s slideshows, videos and original articles:

Artworks to Dive Into

As summer heats up, we bring you poolside for 11 refreshing artworks by David Hockney, Andy Warhol and others.

Hand of the Buddha

Use our Mudra guide to help you follow the Buddha’s journey from compassion to enlightenment.   

A Week of Warhols

Andy Warhol’s birthday is August 6, and we’ve already started celebrating with our gallery of Warhol self-portraits