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This Year’s ART Santa Fe International Art Fair Starts July 7th

Santa Fe, NM.- Experience Matters, and for the 11th installment of the acclaimed international art fair ART Santa Fe, this phrase means an exciting week-end in the country’s second largest art market. ART Santa Fe runs from July 7-10, 2011. It all ...

Stradivarius Violin Sold for $16 Million for Japan Relief

TOKYO (AP).- A Japanese music foundation has sold a renowned Stradivarius violin for $16 million at a London auction to raise money for tsunami disaster relief. The nonprofit Nippon Foundation said Tuesday the proceeds from selling the nearly 300-year...

Pablo Picasso Lovers Win Hearts at Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Portraits of three different lovers of 20th century master Pablo Picasso fetched the three highest prices at a London auction at Christie's on Tuesday, the first in a key series of art sales over the coming weeks. Top lot on the nigh...

Madoff’s Underwear Fetch $200 at Florida Auction

MIAMI (REUTERS).- Underpants belonging to Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff were among items sold during the weekend at an auction held under the auspices of the U.S. Marshals Service. The Miami Herald said the 14 pairs of boxer shorts, confiscated ...

Christie’s Raises HK$36 Million for The Nature Conservancy with Sale of...

HONG KONG.- Tremendous applause broke out as the hammer came down on the last picture at Christie’s Evening Sale of Asian Contemporary Art on 28 May 2011. The Leopard by renowned Chinese contemporary artist Zeng Fanzhi (born 1964), sold for HK$36...

Some of Last Madoff Items Set for Florida Auction

MIAMI, FL (AP).- More art, artifacts and other items that once belonged to convicted swindler Bernard Madoff are being auctioned in South Florida. The auction is set for June 4 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The U.S. Marshals Service says the it...

Unabomber Manifesto Draws $17,500 Bid Online

ATLANTA, GA (AP).- A handwritten copy of the unabomber's infamous manifesto has a high bid of more than $17,500 with a week to go in an auction of personal items meant to benefit his victims. As of Thursday, the item had drawn nine bidders. The auction...

Christie’s in Hong Kong Announces Charity Sale of Zeng Fanzhi’s The...

HONG KONG.- Christie’s, the world‟s leading art business, will hold a special charity sale of an iconic work by renowned Chinese contemporary artist Zeng Fanzhi. The Leopard (iestimate: HK$6-8 million/US$769,200 – 1,025,600), will be of...

F.P. Journe & Christie’s Jointly Present the First Centigraphe Sport Timepiece...

HONG KONG.- Christie’s, the world’s leading art business, and F.P. Journe, legendary constructor and master watchmaker, have entered into an unprecedented collaboration to unveil the first of F.P. Journe’s new Centigraphe Sport wristwatc...

Government to Auction "Unabomber" Belongings

By: Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (REUTERS).- "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski's handwritten manifesto against industrialism, his typewriters and other items from his Montana cabin will be sold at auction to benefit his victims, authorities said on Thursday. K...

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