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Castello di Rivoli Acquires Francesco Federico Cerruti’s $570 Million Collection

Castello di Rivoli, the contemporary art museum housed in a newly renovated castle in Turin, announced that it has entered a special partnership with the Fondazine Francesco Federico Cerruti. The museum will absorb the roughly $570 million Cerruti Collection—comprising around three hundred paintings and sculptures as well as several hundred rare books, from the Middle…

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Christie’s to Sell David Rockefeller Estate for Charity with $700 M. Estimate, Aiming to Break Record for Most Valuable Collection Ever Auctioned

After decades housed partially in the complex that bears its name, the collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller will be sold to the highest bidder at Rockefeller Center. Christie’s announced today that in spring 2018, the house will auction off 2,000 items belonging to David Rockefeller—the last living grandson of formational American industrialist John D.…