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:

Rev Up Your Engines
Find out why the 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta still thrills, through our slideshow of winning details and a sizzling video that will speed up your dreams.

Art Meets Zen
Peek inside an astonishing Kyoto garden retreat filled with sensational paintings by Gutai founder Yoshihara Jiro.

Celebrating David Foster Wallace
Jason Segel is playing the American novelist on screen – Sotheby’s Richard Austin tells you why Wallace is a literary legend.