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Origin of the Species: Type 64 Goes to Auction in August

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Tags: For Sale, Porsche Cars, Auctions, Early Porsches, Type 64


As Thousands of Taxi Drivers Were Trapped in Loans, Top Officials Counted the Money

The government profited and looked away as thousands of immigrant taxi drivers in New York were ravaged by exploitative loans.
Tags: Taxicabs and Taxicab Drivers, Banking and Financial Institutions, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, Credit and Debt, Credit Unions, Auctions, Bloomberg, Michael R, Cuomo, Andrew M, Giuliani, Rudolph W, de Blasio, Bill, New York City, New York State


A Stolen Letter Written by Alexander Hamilton in 1780 Resurfaces

The letter, taken by a Massachusetts Archives employee more than 70 years ago, was discovered by a researcher at an auction house in Virginia. It is valued at least $25,000.
Tags: Archives and Records, Revolutionary War, American (1775-83, Hamilton, Alexander, Lafayette, Marquis de, Virginia, National Archives and Records Administration, Robberies and Thefts, Auctions


Critic’s Notebook: Stop Hating Jeff Koons

Why “Rabbit,” the perfect art for the roaring mid-80s, continues to speak to us.
Tags: Art, Auctions, Christie's, Koons, Jeff


XX Marks the Spot: KAWS Goes Global

The artist known as KAWS is famous for his commercial collaborations. Now his paintings are fetching ever-higher auction prices.
Tags: Art, News, Auctions, Sculpture, Christie's, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn (NYC, Christian Dior SA, KAWS (1974-


Jeff Koons ‘Rabbit’ Sets Auction Record for Most Expensive Work by Living Artist

A shiny and enigmatic steel sculpture sold for $91.1 million at Christie’s on Wednesday, edging past David Hockney.
Tags: Art, News, David, Auctions, Sculpture, Christie's, Jeff Koons, Gagosian Gallery, Christie, Jeff, Koons, Hockney, Newhouse, S I Jr


Jeff Koons ‘Rabbit’ Sets Auction Record for Most Expensive Work by Living Artist

A shiny and enigmatic steel sculpture sold for $91.1 million at Christie’s on Wednesday, edging past David Hockney.
Tags: Art, News, David, Auctions, Sculpture, Christie's, Jeff Koons, Gagosian Gallery, Christie, Jeff, Koons, Hockney, Newhouse, S I Jr


Jeff Koons ‘Rabbit’ Smashes Record for Work by a Living Artist

A shiny and enigmatic steel sculpture sold for $91.1 million at Christie’s Wednesday.
Tags: Art, News, David, Auctions, Sculpture, Christie's, Jeff Koons, Gagosian Gallery, Christie, Jeff, Koons, Hockney, Newhouse, S I Jr


A Monet Sells for $110.7 Million, an Auction High for an Impressionist Work

A work from Monet’s “Meules” (“Grainstacks”) series that sold at Sotheby’s in New York on Tuesday was the ninth-most-expensive painting ever sold at an international auction house.
Tags: Art, New York, News, Auctions, Claude, Sotheby's, Monet, Sotheby


Monet Money: landscape painting sells for $110.7 million

This Claude Monet landscape painting just broke a record by selling for $110.7 million dollars at auction. Above, the painting in question, Monet’s “Les Meules,” image courtesy Sotheby’s. From Bloomberg's report by Katya Kazakina: A sun-drenched landscape by Claude Monet fetched $110.7 million at Sotheby’s in New York on Tuesday, setting a record for the Impressionist painter. Painted in 1890, “Les Meules,” from the artist’s series featuring haystacks, had been estimated at $55 million. The f...
Tags: Post, Business, New York, News, Bloomberg, Auctions, Fine Art, Monet, Christie, Sotheby, Claude Monet, Katya Kazakina, DollaDollaBillYall


Spring Art Sales: Yawns or Records?

Trophy names and a few surprises: For the first time, all three auction houses will include works by KAWS.
Tags: Art, News, Auctions, Christie's, Sotheby's, Jeff, Koons, Basquiat, Jean-Michel, Phillips Auctioneers LLC


Wear a Darth Vader Costume Created by an Oscar Winner (If You Have $1 Million)

Auctioneers hope a 1979 costume created by a “Star Wars” costume designer will garner at least $1 million.
Tags: Movies, News, Auctions, Darth Vader, Lucasfilm Ltd, Star Wars (Movie, Mollo, John (1931-2017, Kermit Bryce Eller


Move Over, Richard Prince. Here Comes Bootleg Art From ‘Christy’s.’

An artist knocks off Christie’s Post War and Contemporary evening sale — Koons, Warhol, Thiebaud — and gets a thumbs up from the real auction house.
Tags: Art, News, Auctions, Warhol, Christie's, Ny, Richard Prince, Andy, Robert, Christie, Eric, Christy, Rauschenberg, Copyrights and Copyright Violations, Doeringer, East Williamsburg (Brooklyn


How to Move a Masterpiece? If It’s This Big, Very Carefully

A gigantic painting by William-Adolphe Bouguereau makes the trek from Paris to New York.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Auctions, Paris, Sotheby's, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Frieze art fair, Paris (France, La Jeunesse de Bacchus


Jeff Koons stainless steel rabbit for sale

This would have been a perfect inclusion in someone's (oversized) Easter basket. The Jeff Koons stainless steel "Rabbit" (41" x 19" x 12", 1986) will be on the auction block at Christie's on May 15 during their Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale. The current owner purchased it from the Gagosian Gallery in 1992. It is expected to sell for between $50 million and $70 million. According to Christie's, "this work is number two from an edition of three plus one artist's proof and is accompa...
Tags: Art, Post, News, Los Angeles, Auctions, Jeff Koons, Gagosian Gallery, Christie, Koons, Balloon Animals, Contemporary Pop, Inflatable Flower and Bunny Tall White Pink Bunny


For Sale: A Giant Bird With Beautiful Eggs (That Murdered Its Previous Owner)

An auction house in Florida is reportedly fulfilling the final wishes of an exotic animal collector by selling off his menagerie of about 100 animals, including the one with knife-like talons that took his life.Read more...
Tags: Death, Florida, Science, Animals, Birds, Auctions


Collection of All Super Famicom Games Being Sold for ¥15 Milllion

An ambitious retro game collector from Japan is selling his complete collection of all commercially released Super Famicom games. In total, happy5962002’s bundle consists of over 1,000 Super Famicom games, including all the commercially available games, a few non-commercial releases, SF Memory download cartridges and both Super Scope and Justifier light guns. The price on the […]
Tags: Games, Japan, Auctions, Nintendo, Anime, Retro, Collections, Super Famicom


Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Farewell to two cultural pioneers, debunking myths about women's bodies, our co-founder at SXSW and more Four New Statues of Women for NYC While NYC is scattered with statues of notable men, there are very few of women—just five, in fact. She Built NYC is commissioning four new statues of historical and influential women: Billie Holiday, Dr Helen Rodríguez Trías, Elizabeth Jennings Graham and Katherine …
Tags: Art, Books, Games, Gender, Space, Spacex, Design, Interviews, NYC, La, Nasa, Auctions, Board Games, Icon, Sxsw, Linkaboutit


Are These Paintings Really by Hitler? German Authorities Are Investigating

Prosecutors are tamping down on auctions of works apparently by the dictator, not because of moral questions, but because many of them are fake.
Tags: Art, News, Auctions, Hitler, Forgery, Adolf, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Nuremberg (Germany


Jerry Seinfeld Sues California Car Dealer Over Allegedly Fake Porsche

Jerry Seinfeld is suing the company that sold him an ultra-rare 1958 Porsche 356 A 1500 Carrera after an earlier suit brought its authenticity into question. The comedian sold the car in 2016 for $1.5 million via a Gooding & Company auction only to see the buyer, Fica Frio Limited, claim it was fake. (Jerry, just remember […] The post Jerry Seinfeld Sues California Car Dealer Over Allegedly Fake Porsche appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: California, Porsche, Classic Cars, Auctions, Lawsuits, Autos, Jerry Seinfeld, Gooding Company, Jerry, News Blog, Vintage cars, Hot Legal Action, Porsche 356 A 1500 GS/GT Carrera Speedster, Vintage Porsche


Masterpiece or Mistake? A Hawaii Museum’s $7.5 Million Question

Christie’s said a Hawaiian sculpture that it sold in 2017 was about 200 years old. But some experts aren’t convinced.
Tags: News, Museum, Museums, Hawaii, Auctions, Sculpture, Christie's, Tax credits, Philanthropy, Bishop, Christie, Marc, Benioff, Deductions and Exemptions, Arts and Antiquities Looting, Appraisals and Valuation (Property


Rembrandt in the Blood: An Obsessive Aristocrat, Rediscovered Paintings and an Art-World Feud

No one had spotted a new painting by the Dutch master for four decades — until the scion of a storied Amsterdam family found two.
Tags: Art, News, Auctions, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Christie's, Rembrandt, Sotheby's, Collectors and Collections, Rembrandt Harmenszoon, van Rijn


Highlights From Premiere Napa Valley Barrel Tasting + Auction

187 lots of the region's finest sell to benefit the non-profit Napa Valley Vintners For the 23rd time, a weekend in February saw key players in the wine world descend upon St Helena, California for an auction of epic proportions: Premiere Napa Valley (PNV). Hundreds gathered within the stony walls of The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone to taste 187 lots and take a …
Tags: Design, Alcohol, Auctions, Napa, Food + Drink, St Helena California, Greystone, Culinary Institute of America, Silver Oak, Wines, Napa Valley Vintners, California Wines, Red Wines, Premiere Napa Valley Barrel Tasting Auction, Premiere Napa Valley PNV


Yankees Fan Selling Gehrig Items to Pay His Red Sox-Loving Grandkids’ College Costs

A Connecticut family that knew Lou Gehrig’s mother has long held on to a collection of the iconic Yankee’s personal items. Now it is selling them in an online auction.
Tags: News, Auctions, Connecticut, Baseball, Heritage Auctions, New York Yankees, Lou Gehrig, Lou, Yankee, Gehrig, Collectors and Collections


The Surprising Tale of One of Frank Stella’s Black Paintings

At 82, this titan of Modernism is talking about the past, taking stock and putting some of his works and part of his collection up for auction.
Tags: Art, News, Auctions, Museum of Modern Art, Joan, Stella, Frank, Helen, Frank Stella, Miró, Willem, De Kooning, Frankenthaler


Fate/stay Night Heaven’s Feel Movie Strip Going for $2,500

The multi-frame film strips typically given to attendees of anime movies have made their way onto Yahoo auctions once more, this time with the Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel II Lost Butterfly movie looking set to accrue one lucky attendee at least $2,500. The strip contained the frames from the movie where a beloved female character […]
Tags: Movies, Yahoo, Auctions, Anime, Otaku, Image Gallery, Anime Goods, Fate/Stay Night


Super Mario Bros Cartridge Sells for $100,000

Collectors have demonstrated their thirst for rare items and valuables as an unopened 1985 copy of Super Mario Bros has sold at auction for over $100,000. An unopened 34-year-old copy of flagship NES title Super Mario Bros has been sold for $100,150 at auction. The game was graded as “near mint” by Wata Games, with […]
Tags: Games, Usa, Money, Auctions, Nintendo, Super Mario Bros, Mario, Anime, Retro, Mario Bros


Previewing Laguna Art Museum’s 2019 California Cool Auction

Proceeds from the sales of over 100 works will benefit furthering the institution At the Laguna Art Museum‘s 2019 benefit auction, California Cool, works from over 100 Californian artists are available for purchase, and every sale results in raises funds for many of the museum’s ongoing initiatives—the collection and preservation of California art, their calendar of exhibitions and art education included. With an online auction and a …
Tags: Design, California, Culture, Auctions, Art Education, Art Auctions, Artsy, Laguna Art Museum, Californian Art, California Cool Auction


How Swizz Beatz Bridged the Worlds of Hip-Hop and Contemporary Art

While amassing his own collection, the music producer became a crucial connector, and an important advocate for artists of color.
Tags: Art, Beyonce, News, Auctions, Wiley, Keys, Marshall, Sean, Lawson, Dean, Combs, Swizz Beatz, Knowles, ALICIA, Kerry James, Deana


What’s the Deal With Jerry Seinfeld Being Accused of Selling Fake Porsches?

In addition to being one of America’s most-famous comedians, Jerry Seinfeld also happens to be a car snob of the highest order. His collection of vintage automobiles is so vast that he got the itch to sell a large portion a few years ago. As his fleet is already heavy with Porsches, his favorite brand, […] The post What’s the Deal With Jerry Seinfeld Being Accused of Selling Fake Porsches? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: America, Porsche, Classic Cars, Auctions, Lawsuits, Autos, Jerry Seinfeld, News Blog, Vintage cars, Porsche 356 A 1500 GS/GT Carrera Speedster, Vintage Porsche