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Los Angeles Modern Auctions Becoming Choice Auction House for Modern Art...

LOS ANGELES, CA.- Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) achieved strong prices for original modern paintings and sculpture in Sunday's auction, reinforcing LAMA as the auction house of choice for important 20th century original works. The June 26, 2011 Mo...

Michael Jackson Thriller Jacket Sells for $1.8 Million at Julien’s Auctions

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS).- A leather jacket worn by Michael Jackson for his "Thriller" video sold for $1.8 million at an auction on Sunday to a Texas gold trader who plans to use it to raise money for children's hospitals worldwide. The black and red calf...

Princess Diana Dress Sold at Toronto Auction

TORONTO (AP).- A dress worn by Princess Diana when she danced with John Travolta brought in the top bid at a Toronto auction that featured some of late princess' well-known designer gowns. The midnight-blue silk velvet dress designed by Victor Edelste...

RM Auctions Posts Over £5.1 Million at Debut ‘Quintessentially English’ Salon...

LONDON.- RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, posted over £5.1 million* (over $8.2 million USD) in total sales with a solid 77% sell-through at its debut Salon Privé sale in West London...

Sotheby’s London Establishes World Record Price at Auction For Egon Schiele...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Sotheby's auctioneer sold a rare cityscape by Austrian artist Egon Schiele for a record 24.7 million pounds ($40.1 million) at a London auction on Wednesday. The auction house had expected to fetch between 22 and 30 million pounds fo...

Recently Discovered Masterpiece of Islamic Art to Go on View at...

BERLIN.- The discovery of this intricately crafted rock crystal ewer recently caused a sensation on the British art market. The priceless object first made a stir in the press for being a 'sleeper', after being originally priced between ₤100 to &...

Marilyn Monroe "Subway" Dress Sells for $4.6 Million at Profiles in...

BEVERLY HILLS (REUTERS).- The pleated ivory dress that blew around Marilyn Monroe in an iconic scene from "The Seven Year Itch" sold for $4.6 million at a weekend auction of Hollywood costumes -- far exceeding its estimate. The so-called "subway" dress...

Civil War Trove Set for Sotheby’s Auction

By: Steve Szkotak, Associated Press RICHMOND (AP).- Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee characterized Virginia's Civil War secession as a revolution and President Abraham Lincoln uncharacteristically scolded a couple for their lack of loyalty to the Union ...

Valuable Van Dyck Painting Recently Re-Discovered by Art Connoisseur Philip Mould

LONDON.- Treasured by 19th century connoisseurs, prided by the Rothschild’s, snatched by the Nazis, and subsequently lost behind layers of dirt, a hugely valuable Van Dyck painting recently re-discovered in a Parisian auction house will go on disp...

Stunning Line-Up of English Automobiles Go Under the Hammer at RM...

LONDON.- RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house for quality automobiles, is now on the countdown to its inaugural sale at London’s Salon Privé luxury car show and Concours d’Elegance on 23rd June, 2011. The sale, w...

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