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  1. Sotheby's New Record Auctions Get Bulls to Raise Their PaddlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | TheStreet.com

    More than 2,200 July 44 calls were purchased for $1.95 to $2.13 late Thursday, according to OptionMonster's Heat Seeker tracking program. This represents fresh buying, as open interest in the strike was just 232 contracts before the trades occurred.

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  2. Correction: Sotheby's-Spring Art Auction storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Denver Post

    In a May 12 story about the Sotheby's Spring art auction, The Associated Press erroneously reported the estimate of the value of pop and contemporary artwork donated by philanthropist Stefan Edlis to the Art Institute of Chicago. It is about $400 million, not $40 million.

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  3. Christie's caps two weeks of big spending on art with a Mondrian recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Reuters

    A man pauses to look at Pablo Picasso's 'Les femmes d'Alger ' , estimated at $140 million, at a media preview for Christie's May 11 impressionist, modern and contemporary art sale in the Manhattan borough of New York May 1, 2015. Auctioneer Jussi Pylkkanen calls for final bids before dropping the gavel as he sells Pablo Picasso's 'Les femmes d'Alger ' at Christie's Auction House in the Manhattan borough of New York May 11, 2015.

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  4. Returning Hanuman sculpture to Cambodia a nimble, savvy play by Cleveland Museum of ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Cleveland.com

    Accompanied by traditional dancers and the laying of flower garlands on the returned statue of Hanuman the Hindu monkey god , the ceremony cast the Cleveland museum in a friendly light, unlike other U.S. museums and auction houses that had resisted Cambodian claims over antiquities it said were looted. The museum's actions helped it earn an agreement with the National Museum of Cambodia to cooperate over future projects that may include the loan of artworks - the first such accord between Cambodia and a foreign museum.

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  5. On the Market: The Letterman Gentrification Effect; Drinking in Old Man BarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The New York Observer

    Newsflash: subway tracks are dirty and rats hang out there, an audit by the comptroller's office confirmed, according to Crain's . Though the MTA is slipping beneath its own standards: "Cleaning crews are expected to visit each underground station and clean track beds every three weeks.

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  6. Records smashed again at auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Otago Daily Times

    Art collectors continued lavish spending as the spring art auctions wrapped up at Christie's, where an oil by Piet Mondrian set an artist's record. Mondrian's work sold for $US50.6 million yesterday and went far towards the New York auction house's $US202.6 million Impressionist and modern sale total.

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  7. Art market reaches new milestone with US$2.7 billion auction frenzyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Straits Times

    In a hushed salesroom at Christie's, five people fought for the chance to own a small square canvas of intersecting black lines with patches of color. The final price on Thursday for Piet Mondrian's 1929 composition was US$50.6 million , an auction record for the modernist painter.

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  8. Wall Street Breakfast: Netflix In Talks To Enter China - ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Seeking Alpha

    Economy The Senate has voted 65-33 to hold a debate on a bill that would give the president the ability to "fast-track" trade deals such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The approval came just two days after the chamber blocked a similar measure and indicates that the bill will be authorized.

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  9. Mondrian painting sells for $50.6mRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | BBC News

    An oil painting by Dutch artist Piet Mondrian has sold at a New York auction for $50.6m - a record for the artist's work. The 1929 piece titled Composition No III, with Red, Blue, Yellow and Black, features the geometric style for which the artist became renowned.

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  10. An $82 million Rothko leads Christie's $659 million contemporary art saleRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Reuters

    Mark Rothko's muted-hued canvas "No. 10" soared to $81.9 million on Wednesday, leading Christie's marathon sale of post-war and contemporary art, which took in $658.5 million and set new records for several major artists.

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  11. LA MoCA Raises $22.5 Million in Unusual Sotheby's SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Artforum Intl.

    A two-day Sotheby's auction of donated works by artists has raised $22.5 million for the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles - a record for the museum, which just two years ago struggled to overcome its financial woes and win back the goodwill of board members, a handful of whom resigned, report the Los Angeles Times ' David Ng and Deborah Vankin. Forty-one artists, such as Barbara Kruger and Ed Ruscha, gave artwork that contributed to what the museum's director Philippe Vergne called "a really good day - and evening last night - for us."

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  12. Jonathan A. Olsoff named Worldwide General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Sotheby'sRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Art Daily

    Sotheby's announced that Jonathan A. Olsoff has been named Worldwide General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, effective immediately. Mr. Olsoff will report to Tad Smith, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, and will be based in New York.

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  13. Patek Philippe once owned by Eric Clapton sells for US$ 438,602 at Sotheby's Geneva watch saleRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Art Daily

    Exquisite Patek Philippe wristwatch previously from the Collection of Eric Clapton sells for CHF 406,000 / US$ 438,602. Photo: Sotheby's.

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  14. Art expert and appraiser Lark Mason named new Chairman of Asia Week New YorkRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Art Daily

    Lark Mason has been designated the new Chairman of Asia Week New York-the collaboration of over 40 top-tier international Asian art specialists, five major auction houses, and numerous museums and Asian cultural institutions. 'I am honored to follow Carol Conover as the new Chairman of Asia Week New York, and look forward to continuing the successful paths forged by her and her predecessors,' says Mr. Mason, founding director of iGavel, the online international network of independently owned regional auction salesrooms, specializing in the sale of fine and decorative arts.

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  15. Rings break records selling for millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The New Zealand Herald

    A prize 35-carat sapphire from Kashmir has fetched $7.3 million , according to the auction house Christie's. The sale, to a private anonymous Asian buyer, set a world record for a Kashmir sapphire at $209,689 per carat , Christie's said in a statement.

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  16. Japanese figurine valued at A 70k sells for A 1million at auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Daily Mail

    The ceramic female figure was thought to have been made in the northern Tohoku region of Japan's main island of Honshu almost 3,000 years ago. Known as a 'dogu', it featured a 'beautifully plump, almost Rubenesque, female form' with sloping shoulders which was unusual for this period.

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  17. Damn and blast - my epic football collection is going down in valueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | New Statesman

    In 1953, coronation year, Stanley Matthews had had 21 years as a professional footballer - but had never won an FA Cup winner's medal, the medal all players and all boys had dreamed about since 1872, the year of the first FA Cup final. How times change.

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  18. Christie's Sold Over $1 Billion Artwork in 3 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | I4U Future Technology News

    The art house, Christie's auctioned off a Mark Rothko abstract painting titled No.10 for a whopping $82 million. This was in response to Sotheby's sale of a painting by the same artist worth $46.5 million.

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  19. Five Candidates Seek Three Seats in Sag HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Sag Harbor Online

    Five candidates are vying for three seats on the Sag Harbor School Board in Tuesday's board's election and budget vote.

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  20. Christie's Sells $1.4 Billion of Art in Two Auctions in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Bloomberg

    Mark Rothko's smoldering painting "No. 10" fetched $82.9 million at Christie's in New York.

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