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Naked Donald Trump Statue Set for Auction in Los Angeles
Sep 3, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

Naked Donald Trump Statue Set for Auction in Los Angeles

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Pulp Fiction by Banksy is one the works in an auction including The Emperor Has No Ball. The  naked Donald Trump statue by  the anonymous art collective INDECLINE depicts the  Full Article »

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5 Valuable Items From M.S. Rau Antiques at Baltimore Show
Aug 23, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

5 Valuable Items From M.S. Rau Antiques at Baltimore Show

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Pope Paul VI’s  Diamond Cross, made from a beautiful combination of white diamonds and Colombian emeralds set in 18 carat gold was a gift to the United Nations. Image: M.S. Rau Antiques  Full Article »

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War Horse Puppets Ride to Auction for Charity
Aug 22, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

War Horse Puppets Ride to Auction for Charity

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War Horse is a depiction of World War I through the eyes of Joey the horse and farm boy Albert. Image: Bonhams Auctions ART AUCTION NEWS:  Iconic War Horse Puppets  Full Article »

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Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show Returns Anew
Aug 19, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show Returns Anew

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Meadows Near Hartford, an oil on canvas painting by  James Godwin McManus, is one of the paintings guests will see at  the Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show. Image: Bellus  Full Article »

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Andy Warhol, Banksy, and Damien Hirst Shine at Auction
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Andy Warhol, Banksy, and Damien Hirst Shine at Auction

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Untitled aaaaaa 1992 by Damien Hirst was a major highlight at Bonhams Post-War and Contemporary art auction where Andy Warhol art led sales. Image: Bonhams Auctions AUCTION NEWS: Artworks by Andy Warhol, Zao  Full Article »

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Prince’s Yellow Cloud Electric Guitar Sold for $137,500
Jun 27, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

Prince’s Yellow Cloud Electric Guitar Sold for $137,500

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Details of  Prince’s Iconic Yellow Cloud Electric Guitar bought by Colts owner Jim Irsay, for $137,500. Image: Heritage Auctions AUCTION: Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay pays $137,500 for Prince’s Yellow Cloud  electric  Full Article »

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Whitney Houston Nike Air Jordan Sneakers Sold for $20,000
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Whitney Houston Nike Air Jordan Sneakers Sold for $20,000

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Whitney Houston – Pair of Game-Worn Nike Air Jordan Sneakers Gifted by Michael Jordan. Image: Heritage Auctions AUCTION:  Hand-picked mementos from Whitney Houston’s life and career sold for half a million  Full Article »

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African Artists Set New Records at Africa Now
Jun 24, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

African Artists Set New Records at Africa Now

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El Anatsui’s Used Towel 1999, shows the growth of Africa on the global art market by setting new auction price.  Carved, incised and painted wood in 25 pieces. 81 x  Full Article »

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Banksy Graffiti Art SWAT Van to Be Sold at London Auction
Jun 22, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

Banksy Graffiti Art SWAT Van to Be Sold at London Auction

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Banksy graffiti art SWAT Van 2006. Household gloss and spray paint on a van, 295 by 700 by 250 cm. Image: Bonhams Auctions ART AUCTION  SWAT Van spray painted  with heavily armed  Full Article »

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Dr. Seuss ‘How The Grinch Stole Christmas’ Artworks Go on Sale
Jun 4, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

Dr. Seuss ‘How The Grinch Stole Christmas’ Artworks Go on Sale

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Chuck Jones, Doctor Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas The Grinch and Max Production Cel and Key Master Background (MGM, 1966). estimated at more than $25,000. Image:  Heritage Auctions AUCTIONS: Doctor  Full Article »

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Prince’s Yellow Cloud Guitar Expected to Make Auction Record
May 16, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

Prince’s Yellow Cloud Guitar Expected to Make Auction Record

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Prince playing the Iconic Yellow Cloud Electric Guitar. Image: Heritage Auctions AUCTION NEWS: Iconic Yellow Cloud Guitar that belonged to Prince goes on sale BY KAZAD   BEVERLY HILLS –  The  Full Article »

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Banksy Art Leads Julian’s Auctions Street Art Sale
May 11, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

Banksy Art Leads Julian’s Auctions Street Art Sale

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Happy Choppers 2002, an aerosol stencil on board  by Banksy is a great example of Banksy art sold at the Julian’s Auctions. Image: Julian’s Auctions ART AUCTION: Julian’s Auctions Street Art Sale  Full Article »

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Childhood Images Captivate Collectors at Photographs Auction
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Childhood Images Captivate Collectors at Photographs Auction

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Alfred Eisenstaedt’s Children at a Puppet Theatre, Paris, 1963, captures childhood excitements and innocence in this Gelatin silver, 1990. 13-7/8 x 20-7 inches (35.2 x 53 cm) image. Image courtesy  Full Article »

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Ancient Sculptures Recovered from Christie’s After Raid
Mar 13, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

Ancient Sculptures Recovered from Christie’s After Raid

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The sandstone stele of Rishabhanata from the 10th century, one of the ancient sculptures recovered during federal agents raid at Christie’s. Image courtesy of Department of Homeland Security ART NEWS:  Full Article »

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Dogs Show Character in Paintings for Sale at Bonhams
Jan 29, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

Dogs Show Character in Paintings for Sale at Bonhams

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Irish and Wire Fox Terriers Inspecting a Burrow by Arthur Wardle, RI,  is one the paintings of dogs expected to make auction price. Estimate: US$ 10,000 – 15,000-£7,000 – 10,000. Image  Full Article »

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Banksy West Bank Mural ‘Donkey Documents’ Set for Auction
Sep 29, 2015 Ξ Leave a comment

Banksy West Bank Mural ‘Donkey Documents’ Set for Auction

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Banksy British (b. 1975), Donkey Documents, 2007, Aerosol on composite stone wall, 126 by 84 inches. Image courtesy of Julien’s Auctions ART AUCTIONS: Donkey Documents, Bomb Hugger and other artworks by graffiti artist Banksy expected  Full Article »

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Sep 26, 2015 Ξ Leave a comment

Bonhams Auctions Top Africa Now Art Sale

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El Anatsui (Ghanaian, born 1944), New World Map, aluminium bottle caps and copper wire 340 x 500cm (133 7/8 x 196 7/8in). Sold for £541,250 (US$ 801,221) inc. premium. Image  Full Article »

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Bonhams First Contemporary African Art Sale Generates Excitement
Sep 24, 2015 Ξ Leave a comment

Bonhams First Contemporary African Art Sale Generates Excitement

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Aime Mpane (Democratic Republic of Congo, born 1968), Ikono- Jeremie each 32 x 31 x 3cm (12 5/8 x 12 3/16 x 1 3/16in) (12). Estimate: £25,000 – 35,000/US$ 38,000 –  Full Article »

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Modern Africa Auction Reveals Demand for African Art
Sep 23, 2015 Ξ Leave a comment

Modern Africa Auction Reveals Demand for African Art

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El Anatsui (Ghanaian, born 1944), Crowd Awaiting in 10 pieces, carved wood relief with acrylic 76.5 x 100.5cm (30 1/8 x 39 9/16in).  Estimate:  £15,000 – 20,000. Price Realized: £62,500 / US$ 98,406  Full Article »

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Bonhams South African Sale Topped By ‘Arab in Black’
Sep 23, 2015 Ξ Leave a comment

Bonhams South African Sale Topped By ‘Arab in Black’

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Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (South African, 1886-1957), ‘Highveld Storm’ oil on board, 41 x 56cm (16 1/8 x 22 1/16in) is one of the works sold at the Bonhams South African Sale ART AUCTION: Arab in  Full Article »

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