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:

King’s Collection
As the Voting Rights Act turns 50, we look back at historic documents from the collection of Martin Luther King, Jr. along with powerful images of the Civil Rights leader.

The Lincoln-Kennedy Connection
From our archives, this video about the Emancipation Proclamation links the founding document of American civil rights with one of the heroes of the modern-day movement, Robert Kennedy.

Seeing Red
Our slideshow of 12 red-hot autos will whet your appetite for the biggest event on the car-collecting calendar.

Far and Away
These 5 spectacular homes currently on the market enjoy the most luxurious amenity of all – blissful solitude.