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Nude, Green Leaves and Bust by Picasso sold for $106,482,500

Yes, that’s right. Over $106 million. By an anonymous bidder. It’s over 100 times more than what we should write about here on this blog, but it is such a stunning auction event that we had to share it. So here it goes: Pablo Picasso’s painting: “Nude, Green Leaves and Bust” sold for $106,482,500 by Christie’s at the “Property from the Collection of Mrs. Sidney F. Brody” auction on May 4. There were other [...]

By | 2010-05-09T21:57:10-07:00 May 9th, 2010|Arts|0 Comments

Turtleneck by Andrew Wyeth

American realist painter Andrew Wyeth died today at age 91. He was considered to be one of the greatest contemporary painters in the US. In memory of Wyeth, see below his painting titled “Turtleneck”, which sold in 2007 for $1,105,000 Turtleneck – Andrew Wyeth – sold at Sotheby’s […]

By | 2009-01-16T19:54:29-07:00 January 16th, 2009|Arts|0 Comments

The Shelby auction is live

The heat is on: The Shelby auction we wrote about earlier is live and will end on Dec 12 at 5 PM PST. There is no bid just yet, probably because it requires pre-approval and serious buyers will hold on with their bids until the end. We still believe that the auction will fetch around $500,000. What's your bet on the winning bid? You can track the auction with the handy widget below:

By | 2008-12-04T00:07:06-07:00 December 4th, 2008|Cars|4 Comments

Shelby Black Hornet auction in December

The 1968 Shelby EXP500 CSS "Black Hornet" from Carroll Shelby's personal collection will be on the auction block on December 2. The auction is sponsored by Restoration Hardware and will be hosted by eBay. Most of the proceeding will benefit Carroll Shelby's Children's Foundation(tm), a non-profit helping children with heart and kidney disorders. About the car: "Created under the direction of racing legend Carroll Shelby, the Shelby EXP500 CSS "Black Hornet" pays tribute to [...]

By | 2008-11-24T23:54:10-07:00 November 24th, 2008|Cars|11 Comments
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