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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

Yves Saint Laurent & Pierre Bergé collection breaks records at Christie’s

One of the most anticipated art sale events this year so far was the week long viewing exhibition and auction of the collection of Yves Saint Laurent & Pierre Bergé. This stunning collection of antiquities, modern and decorative arts, interior designs, sculptures and everything in between and beyond was collected by the two men during a period of 50 years and now auctioned off by Christie’s and Pierre Bergé Associates in Paris. This Legendary [...]

By | 2009-02-27T04:24:49+00:00 February 27th, 2009|Antiquities, Arts|2 Comments

McLaren F1 breaks record at the Automobiles of London auction

A month ago, we wrote about the upcoming McLaren F1 auction to be held on Oct 29 by RM Auctions in association with Sotheby's. Partial, unconfirmed results are in through Ultimatecarpage.com The McLaren F1 auction sets record with the £2,530,000 (~$4,194,234) hammer price Other high value sales at the same event include: 1965 Ferrari 250 LM Berlinetta - £2,255,000 (~$3,738,339) 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France - £2,255,000 (~$3,738,339) 1938 Bugatti Type 57C [...]

By | 2008-10-30T05:44:26+00:00 October 30th, 2008|Cars|6 Comments
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