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  1. Priced Out of Contemporary Art? Try Old Masters for $200 MillionRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Canaletto's view of London from St. James Park is estimated at $4 million to $6 million at Sotheby's. Close Canaletto's view of London from St. James Park is estimated at $4 million to $6 million at Sotheby's.

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  2. Priced Out of Contemporary Art? Try Old Masters for $200 MillionRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    This week at the Old Masters sales in New York, when as much as $200 million of 15th-to-19th-century paintings, drawings and sculptures are on offer, the auction houses will try to slightly narrow the disconnect between the record prices commanded by postwar, modern and contemporary art and the much lower estimates for the older works. Old Masters, the most popular category until the 1980s, is now a small part of the art market, and drumming up renewed interest won't be easy.

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  3. Sotheby's London to offer Claude Monet's exquisite museum-quality painting 'L'Embarcad re'Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Art Daily

    Sotheby's forthcoming London Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on 3 February 2015 will feature an exceptional painting of a Dutch landscape by Claude Monet - appearing on the market for the first time in a quarter of a century. The museum-quality work has been internationally exhibited at institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and provides the perfect embodiment of the evolution of Impressionism.

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  4. Rare rugs from museum collection go to auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2013 | Darien News-Review

    This 44-foot-long Persion rug was owned by Montana senator-industrialist William A. Clark. It has a pre-sale estimate of $800,000-$1.2 million.

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  5. Sotheby's London announces dedicated Surrealist Art Evening Sale on 3rd February 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | Art Daily

    Rene Magritte, L'explication, 1952. Oil on canvas, 80 by 60cm. Estimate: 4,000,000-6,000,000.

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  6. Sketch worth 2 million kept in cupboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Henley Standard

    LADY Hambleden says she won't be taking legal action against auctioneers after a painting they sold for her for 3,500 was found to be a John Constable sketch worth about 2 million. She said she was 'never enamoured' with the oil on canvas work and it was left untouched in a cupboard at Hambleden Manor, her former home, for decades.

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  7. Women in Business Q&A: Kimberly Gordon, CEO & Co-Founder, DepictRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Switched

    Kimberly Gordon is CEO & co-founder of Depict . An artist at heart with the grey matter of an economist, she started Depict to crack open the visual art world to people and provide increased economic value to artists.

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  8. The top 10 blunders with priceless historical artefactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Mirror.co.uk

    After Tutankhamun's beard came loose, staff at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo hastily stuck it back on with superglue and this isn't the first time a blunder has been inflicted on a priceless work After Tutankhamun's beard came loose, staff at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo hastily stuck it back on with superglue. Now an investigation is under way to determine how the priceless 3,000-year-old golden death mask of King Tut was damaged, and who exactly was responsible for such a botched repair.

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  9. 7 Things I Learned from the Book "Bull!"Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | The Motley Fool

    It's a wonderful read that details, better than any other book I've come across, the stock market mania that swept the nation during the 1980s and 1990s. Warren Buffett even recommended it in his 2003 letter to shareholders.

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  10. ValueMyStuff: Helping You Uncover That Monet In Your AtticRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | SocalTECH.com

    How much, really, is that painting stashed in your attic, which your grandfather left to you? And, how much is that ceramic vase you found in your aunt's garage? ValueMyStuff --which recently opened up its U.S. offices in Los Angeles--wants to help anyone figure out exactly what those items are worth, tapping into expertise from its staff, who have been at big international auction houses like Sotheby's and Christie's. We spoke with Megan Mulrooney , who is a Vice President at ValueMyStuff and head of the company's U.S. expansion efforts, to learn more.

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  11. Sotheby's New York hosts master painting panel discussion 'Old Masters, New Voices'Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Art Daily

    Clara Peeters, Slices Of Butter On A Wanli 'Kraak' Porcelain Dish, A Stack Of Cheese On A Pewter Plate, With A Jug, A Facon-De-Venise Wineglass, A Bun, Crayfish On A Pewter Plate, A Knife And Shrimp On A Table. Oil on panel, 16 by 22 3/4 in.; 40.8 by 57.9 cm.

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  12. Historians hope someone buys, donates Glidden paintingRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Local historians are hoping a local resident will purchase an historic portrait of a Lee boy that is set to be auctioned this week and bring it back to the area it was created in. On Friday, New York auction house Sotheby's will auction off a portrait of what is believed to be Lee resident David S. Glidden.

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  13. Burg surge: wine auctions 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Dr. Vino's wine blog

    Wine auctions around the world ticked higher in 2014. But auction hammers were coming down the fastest in the US, which surged 26 percent according to data aggregated by Wine Spectator .

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  14. Hong Kong Phooey takes his revenge at Sotheby'sRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Art Daily

    A popular piece of street art destroyed by Hong Kong authorities and later re-made has fetched almost HK$2 million at a Sotheby's auction, a new record for its French creator. The ceramic mosaic of 1970s American cartoon character Hong Kong Phooey -- a mask-wearing dog who is an expert in kung fu -- was recreated by high-profile French street artist Invader after being removed from a city wall last year.

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  15. The Paul Revere Bunch is Back: Auctioneers Host Americana WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The New York Observer

    This cup and cover by Charles Le Roux is the top lot in Sotheby's silver sale, estimated to fetch $300,000 to $500,000. Later this week Christie's and Sotheby's will kick off their annual Americana sales, a hodgepodge of American antique furniture, folk art, silver and - in Christie's case - a collection of hot outsider art.

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  16. Hong Kong Phooey has his revenge at Sotheby's auction after only a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The China Post

    A popular piece of street art destroyed by Hong Kong authorities and later re-made has fetched almost HK$2 million at a Sotheby's auction, a new record for its French creator. The ceramic mosaic of 1970s American cartoon character Hong Kong Phooey - a mask-wearing dog who is an expert in kung fu - was recreated by high-profile French street artist Invader after being removed from a city wall last year.

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  17. Why Big Spenders Fall Prey To 'The Winner's Curse'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Silicon Alley Insider

    One of the most intensely studied phenomena associated with auctions is known as "the winner's curse": in many cases the winner of an auction actually pays more for the item he or she has won than its true worth. This is a phenomenon observed not only in auctions of low-priced items whose participants are amateur bidders; large corporations bidding in major tenders are also prey to the winner's curse.

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  18. Why I'm Worried About the Art World: Adam Lindemann on the Sizzle vs. the SteakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The New York Observer

    A general view of a Jeff Koons Balloon Monkey sculpture outside of Sotheby's. concerned about the art world: Are we treading on thin ice, or can this bull market just charge along for over a decade? When was the last time the art market didn't surprise and defy all logic? It's up when it should be down and vice versa.

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  19. No sweat to fill 30,000 condosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Miami Today

    When some 30,000 new condos are built in a county within two years, it begs the question if there are enough people to buy them. But residential agents and industry watchers say they have confidence the supply will eventually be absorbed.

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  20. Diamonds PrevailRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Diamonds.net

    Platinum-topped gold and diamond necklace, formerly the property of Helen Hay Whitney, sold for $3,189,000 at Sotheby's. An early December nor'easter slammed New York City for the two days of Magnificent Jewelry sales at Sotheby's and Christie's, creating weather that was frightful.

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