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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+00:00 May 9th, 2010|Arts|0 Comments

“Exceptional Motorcars and Automobilia” auction by Bonhams on August 14

Bonhams will hold a classic car and auto memorabilia auction in Carmel, CA on August 14. Based on their pre-auction estimates, there will be many cars expected to bring in buyers at the million dollar range. Bonhams Quail Lodge auction has been held for the last 12 years, and has attracted exceptional collector cars for sale. The 2008 auction totaled more than $21 million. It is definitely an event to monitor if you are [...]

By | 2009-08-12T19:21:43+00:00 August 12th, 2009|Cars|0 Comments

“Ripley Street Ridge” by Californian painter Wayne Thiebaud sells for $1,022,500

Wayne Thiebaud’s painting titled “Ripley Street Ridge” was bought for $1,022,500 during Christie’s Post-War And Contemporary Art auction in New York on May 14. I for one love this painting a lot. As the lot note describes it well, Thiebaud captures something very uniquely Californian so well on this painting. ¬†And it’s more than the obvious, the landscape and lights. […]

By | 2009-05-21T13:49:45+00:00 May 21st, 2009|Arts|4 Comments
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