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  1. The Inventor Of The Shopping Mall DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | TheDailyBeast.com

    Alfred Taubman, who died April 17 at the age of 91, can expect to be remembered as having had a central position in the construction of contemporary culture. But, despite his substantial donations to leading academic institutions, museums and literacy programs and his ownership of the fine art auction house Sothebys-which led to the greatest set-back of his life-it was his pivotal role in an altogether more egalitarian and quotidian sphere where he had the most impact.

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  2. Sotheby's to offer extremely rare elephant bird egg expected to fetch 30,000-50,000 at auctionRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Art Daily

    Nearly 200 times the size of a chicken egg and at least 400 years old. Laid by the largest bird ever to live on the planet.

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  3. Would you shell out A 50,000 for this rare egg? Collectors' item...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Would you shell out A 50,000 for this rare egg? Collectors' item laid by largest bird that ever lived goes up for auction At 200 times the size of a hen's egg, it is big enough to feed the hungriest family - although the age and price may put them off. Laid by the elephant bird, the rare egg could be 800 years old and is expected to fetch up to A 50,000 at auction at Sotheby's in London on Thursday.

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  4. VIDEO: Plasticine art on show at Sotheby'sRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | BBC News

    But Henry Hudson has impressed the art establishment with his unique use of Plasticine, and now Sotherby's is exhibiting his new work.

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  5. "Antiques Roadshow" Appraiser to Appear at Far Hills Sale May 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    "Antiques Roadshow" appraiser, Nick Dawes, will appear at the VNA Rummage Sale on May 1, 2015 at the Far Hills Fairgrounds. "Antiques Roadshow" veteran appraiser, Nick Dawes, will be at the VNA Spring Rummage Sale on Friday, May 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. offering an informal appraisal and identification service.

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  6. Victorian marble goddesses and nymphs from Carbisdale Castle coming to marketRead the original story

    Yesterday | Art Daily

    Pasquale Romanelli, Italian, 1812 - 1887, Venus and Cupid white marble, on a revolving verde antico column. Estimate: 60,000-80,000.

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  7. Sotheby's brought low by root beer salesmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    A Alfred Taubman was an art collector and shopping mall tycoon who sold Renoirs and root beer with equal panache and turned a sleepy Sotheby's auction house into a global power of art sales, but went to prison in a commission-fixing scandal involving archrival Christie's. A Alfred Taubman was an art collector and shopping mall tycoon who sold Renoirs and root beer with equal panache and turned a sleepy Sotheby's auction house into a global power of art sales, but went to prison in a commission-fixing scandal involving archrival Christie's.

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  8. Ovation TV Unveils 2015-16 Programming & Development Slate - UpfrontsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Deadline

    Arts network Ovation announced during its upfront presentation today that it will premiere eight new specials and series in 2015 and has four projects in development. The series and specials will debut in a new time slot - Sunday at 8 PM ET.

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  9. Sotheby's to auction 1815 vintage Port for Waterloo bicentenaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Decanter Magazine

    Port house Ferreira has joined with Sotheby's to mark 200 years since the Battle of Waterloo with the charity wine auction of a bottle of Porto Ferreira 1815 Vintage Port. All proceeds from the Sotheby's auction at the Tower of London on 7 May will go to APELA, the Portuguese Association for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis , which helps patients and families to face this currently incurable disease.

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  10. These 3 Sisters Might Just Have the Best Taste in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | New York Magazine

    It would be fair to say that a knack for style and design is just part of the Goodman family DNA. Tonne Goodman is the fashion director of Vogue ; Wendy , her sister, is New York Magazine's own design editor; and their other sister, Stacy, is a senior consultant to Sotheby's and a leading authority on pre-Columbian art.

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  11. The art of the real dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | South China Morning Post

    A murmur of admiration arose around the room when Beijing-based Yu Kin-po won bids for three artworks at Sotheby's autumn auctions in Hong Kong last October. The bill for the pieces, including Wu Guanzhong's 1983 painting Climbing Vines On Wall, came to HK$9.1 million.

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  12. Sotheby's Perfect Diamond Fetched $22M, But These Rocks Sold For Even MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The New York Observer

    Yesterday, Sotheby's sold a 100.2-carat emerald-cut white diamond for $22.1 million during its much anticipated Magnificent Jewels sale. That's a whole lot of dough for a whole lot of rock.

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  13. It's high time that Chinese art collectors get surrealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NEWS.com.au

    Mainlanders have grown more sophisticated in their art and are showing more interest in the works of surrealist painters such as Salvador Dali and RenA Magritte Surrealist paintings by Salvador Daii, such as the iconic 'The Persistence of Memory', are becoming increasingly popular with Chinese art collectors. Photo: SCMP Pictures Previous Page 66 of 114 Next Page After several years of being attracted to multimillion-dollar paintings by renowned artists such as Pablo Picasso and Claude Monet they are now widening their focus, say auction houses.

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  14. Auction houses hope touch of modernism can lure back Chinese art loversRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | South China Morning Post

    Chinese collectors have hit the headlines over the past five years with purchases of modern art by Pablo Picasso and French Impressionist Claude Monet. Photo: SCMP Pictures Auction houses want high-end Chinese collectors to open their senses - and wallets - to more sophisticated Western and Asian art as they try to boost sluggish sales spooked by the anti-corruption drive.

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  15. Obituary: A. Alfred Taubman / Developer of the suburban mall jailed in art auction scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Shopping mall developer A. Alfred Taubman, who went to prison late in his career for his role in a scandal that rocked the art auction world, died Friday at his home in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. He was 91. Taubman Centers, the company A. Alfred Taubman founded, is one of the top mall owners and operators in the country, specializing in higher-end locales.

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  16. Why is property so expensive in Taipei?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CNN

    By one measure at least, the Taiwanese capital of Taipei is home to one of the most unaffordable housing markets in the world. "Hong Kong right now is about 14.5 or 14.8," says Tony Chao, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle Taiwan. 1 comment

  17. 100-carat 'perfect' white diamond sells for $22 millionRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    The flawless gem sold for the record-setting price at a Sotheby's auction in Hong Kong. It's only one of six 100-carat diamonds sold at auction in the last 25 years.

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  18. S quence 8's final showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | MyFoxNY

    But while the troupe's aerial stunts may look effortless, mastering their moves during our acrobatic session at Circus Warehouse proved challenging, from pole climbing to balancing on the shoulders of performer Tristan Nielsen. Sequence 8 has already been performed over 400 times in 15 countries, and now comes to a close in New York, where it offers more than just a visual spectacle.

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  19. Classic 100-carat white diamond sold for $22.1M in New YorkRead the original story

    Wednesday | Newkerala.com

    A perfect 100-carat emerald-cut white diamond was sold for 22.1 million dollars at Sotheby's auction house in New York. The diamond, which was originally mined by De Beers in South Africa, was the highlight of the sale and was bought by an anonymous buyer after mere 3 minutes of bidding, the BBC reported.

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  20. Rago Arts and Auction Center in Lambertville hosts an open house, May 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Jersey Journal

    Pictured is art dealer Gary Snyder who will discuss, 'The Five Paintings I Would Buy if I had Your Money' on May 5 at 6 p.m. at Rago Arts and Auction Center in Lambertville. The Rago Arts and Auction Center in Lambertville hosts an open house on Tuesday, May 5, featuring art dealer Gary Snyder speaking on, "The Five Paintings I Would Buy if I had Your Money," at 6 p.m. Art dealer and consultant Gary Snyder discusses different ways to approach buying art at auction, and "walks" the audience through our upcoming sale with thoughts and suggestions.

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