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  1. With art, investing in geniusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Dallas Morning News

    If there were any remaining doubts that "making money is art," as Andy Warhol famously pronounced in his 1975 book, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol , they were surely vanquished on Nov. 12. His silk-screen print Triple Elvis , an image taken from a Hollywood studio publicity shot showing Elvis Presley with a gun, sold for nearly $82 million at a Christie's auction packed with bankers, hedge fund managers and art dealers. In just two weeks last month in New York, the auction houses Sotheby's and Christie's sold more than $2 billion in art, a record for major New York fall auctions.


  2. Day in Pictures: Don't choose the wrong treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | SFGate

    I TOLD YOU I WANTED A SPRUCE, NOT A FIR!! While many people in the United States were picking their Christmas trees on the first weekend after Thanksgiving, Keele Christmas Tree Farm in central England was hosting the UK Christmas Tree Throwing Championships. WHERE ARE YOUR WINGS?! Victoria's Secret supermodels - including Lily Aldridge, Behati Prinsloo, Alessandra Ambrosio, Candice Swanepoel, Elsa Hosk, Adriana Lima and Karlie Kloss - blow kisses during a media event for this year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in London.


  3. Five major art biennials and fairs to pencil into your diary next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Straits Times

    It is not unusual for curious travellers to sneak in a day or more of art and culture when on vacation. But the rise and growing prominence of art biennials and fairs have turned them into a force to behold.


  4. American GothicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Popular Woodworking

    It is easy to forget that many of our favorite pieces of furniture are recent innovations. Forms such as coffee tables, bookcases and desks are - archaeologically speaking - new objects brought on by incredible modern wealth.


  5. Morgan Stanley reports 5.1% passive stake in Sotheby'sRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 |

    Chanos says risks are rising for Sotheby's, Bloomberg reports Bloomberg cites comments made by Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates at the Sohn London conference. Shares of Sotheby's are down 1.5% in afternoon trading.


  6. MoreRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | Art Daily

    Artemis Gallery , which has been selling antiquities and ancient art online to collectors and institutions for more than 20 years, was co-founded by Teresa and Bob Dodge. Not only are the Dodges trusted implicitly for what they sell, they're also called upon by fellow market leaders to provide their unique expertise in authenticating and evaluating objects.


  7. Sotheby's announces a charity auction of illustrated books on behalf of House of IllustrationRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | Art Daily

    On Monday 8th December, Sotheby's will host First Editions: Redrawn, an auction of annotated first editions from some of the world's greatest-living illustrators to raise money for House of Illustration. Thirty-four much-loved illustrators - and some authors - have annotated and re-drawn timeless classics, giving a unique insight into the creative process involved.


  8. Sotheby's London to hold 2014 Evening Sale of Old Master & British Drawngs SaleRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | Art Daily

    Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto, Venice, the Piazza San Marco looking east towards the Basilica, Oil on canvas, 58.5 by 92 cm.; 23 by 36. in. . Photo: Sotheby's.


  9. Auction houses see autumn slump in Hong Kong art salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | South China Morning Post

    Autumn takings down for giants like Christie's and Sotheby's as investors switch to stock market, but few expect the slump to last long Despite one ancient heirloom going for a record price, Hong Kong's art auction market has seen a decline this autumn as a global move into equities and the mainland's anti-corruption campaign bite. Propped up by Shanghai billionaire and Long Museum founder Liu Yiqian's purchase of a 15th-century Ming dynasty Buddhist thangka for HK$348 million, Christie's tallied HK$3 billion for its week-long Hong Kong auction in November.


  10. Barber pole pulls in $42,500Read the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | Altoona Mirror

    Is an old barber pole or carved cigar store Indian worth as much as an oil painting of the same age? Some collectors today think so. One bidder paid $42,550 for a well-documented Indian maiden cigar store figure at a 2014 antiques auction.


  11. Sotheby's to sell rediscovered royal gold collar from the time of Attila the HunRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | Art Daily

    This magnificent ornament, consisting of a woven gold strap with gold and garnet cloisonne dragon terminals, was acquired in Kyrgyzstan by Sansyzbay Umutkor in the closing decade of the nineteenth century. Photo: Sotheby's.


  12. Auction of New York socialite Bunny Mellon's estate nets $218M...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Daily Mail

    The shocking moment a veteran basketball referee was knocked out cold as player accidentally elbowed him in the head at tip-off 'Dress like you deserve respect, not a spot at a bar': GOP staffer calls Malia and Sasha Obama 'classless' in vicious Facebook post about Thanksgiving photo Woman shot by ex-boyfriend over counter at Nordstrom on Black Friday dies as family reveal the victim went through months of 'psychological torment' at the hands of the suspect 'There is no American Dream': Why one US professor believes the national ethos is an illusion and the country has same level of social mobility as medieval England Ferguson protesters begin SEVEN-DAY, 120 mile march to Missouri governor's mansion to call for police chiefs to be sacked Did Michael Brown ever really say, 'Hands up, don't shoot'? Ferguson protesters' rallying cry may be based on a lie Darren Wilson resigns from Ferguson ... (more)


  13. Artemis Gallery Shines Spotlight with Premier 500lot Ancient Ethnographic Art Holiday Auction, Dec 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | PR Log

    Sale includes superb examples of Classical Egyptian, Greek, Roman; ancient Asian and Pre-Columbian art and artifacts & Pt. II of William Norris Dale collection PRLog - Nov. 29, 2014 - BOULDER, Colo.


  14. Casablanca Piano Sells For $3.4 MillionRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | Outside the Beltway

    The letters of transit - "signed by General de Gaulle, cannot be rescinded, not even questioned" - were hidden under its unusual hinged lid. It is golden yellow with touches of green and gold, a surprise to people who know it only from its black-and-white adolescence.


  15. Sotheby's to present dedicated evening sale of Mexican contemporary artRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 | Art Daily

    On 25 November 2014 at 7pm Sotheby's New York will hold a ground-breaking auction dedicated to Contemporary Art from Mexico. Mexico Contemporary takes place 35 years after the first Latin American Art sale and will include both established figures and the younger, raiding-rising stars at the forefront of the Contemporary Art world.


  16. Georgia O'Keefe $44 Million Painting Most for Woman ArtistRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | News Max

    A new world auction record for women artists was set when a painting by late American artist Georgia O'Keeffe sold for more than $44.4 million at Sotheby's in New York City. AFP reported Sotheby's as saying the previous auction record for a work by a female artist was $11.9 million, set by US abstract painter Joan Mitchell's "Untitled" at rival auction house Christie's in New York in May. The O'Keefe work had been valued before the sale at $15 million but Sotheby's said it was driven to more than $44.4 million by a prolonged battle between two determined bidders.


  17. Blue diamond sells for record US$32.6 mil.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The China Post

    A magnificent blue diamond has fetched US$32.6 million in New York, breaking the world auction record for any diamond of its color, auction house Sotheby's announced. The stunning 9.75 carat, pear-shaped diamond was bought by a Hong Kong private collector after 20 minutes of competitive bidding on Thursday evening, Sotheby's said.


  18. Port From 1963 Exceeds $6,000 a Bottle at Sotheby's SaleRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 | Bloomberg

    Two six-bottle lots of Quinta do Noval Nacional 1963 port fetched 23,500 pounds each at a sale in London this week, setting an auction record for vintage port, according to an e-mailed statement from Sotheby's. Six magnums of Chateau Lafleur 1982 Pomerol sold for 37,600 pounds.


  19. Former Presidential Budget Director David Stockman Sells His Greenwich EstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 |

    Republican power couple David Stockman and his wife Jennifer Blei Stockman have sold their backcountry Greenwich estate in the gated community of Conyers Farms. The Stockmans who have long been associated with conservative efforts - he as budget director under President Ronald Reagan, she as leader of the Republican Majority for Choice who's also served as president of the fabled Guggenheim Museum in New York - sold their nearly 22-acre estate in the Conyers Farm community for $13.15 million.


  20. O'Keeffe painting sets female art recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Daily Star

    A floral painting by the late US artist Georgia O'Keeffe has sold for $44.4m at auction, setting a record for an artwork by a female artist. The piece smashes the previous record of $11.9m for an untitled work by Joan Mitchell, set in May. Sotheby's in New York said the $15m estimate on O'Keeffe's work was shattered after an intense bidding war between two rivals.