Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Bought DaVinci’s ‘Christ’

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Bought DaVinci’s ‘Christ’

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Bought DaVinci’s ‘Christ’ Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince is the buyer of the Leonardo Da Vinci painting of Christ that sold last month for a record $450-M. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 32 anni, bought the painting using a distant relative as a “proxy,” according to a source in the […]

Art News: Sir Alfred Munnings’ A Morning’s Work, Newmarket Heath brings $186,300

Art News: Sir Alfred Munnings’ A Morning’s Work, Newmarket Heath brings $186,300

Art News: Sir Alfred Munnings’ A Morning’s Work, Newmarket Heath brings $186,300 Spirited bidding and the sale of Sir Alfred Munnings’ A Morning’s Work, Newmarket Heath for $186,300, including buyer premium, highlighted the fifth annual Sporting Art Auction, held Sunday afternoon at Keeneland. The Sporting Art Auction is a collaborative effort between Keeneland, the world’s leading Thoroughbred […]

F1: Schumacher Seen as Ferrari’s Greatest Driver

F1: Schumacher Seen as Ferrari’s Greatest Driver

F1: Schumacher Seen as Ferrari’s Greatest Driver $RACE Michael Schumacher has been voted the greatest Ferrari driver of all-time in a reader poll conducted by F1 Racing Mag, topping the list ahead of Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Raikkonen and Gilles Villeneuve. To celebrate 70 years of Ferrari, F1 Racing asked its readers and the online forum […]

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Christ Hammers for $450-M

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Christ Hammers for $450-M

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Christ Hammers for $450-M A painting of Christ by the Renaissance Master Leonardo da Vinci sold for a record $450-M at auction Wednesday evening in NYC, surpassing prior records for artworks sold at auction or privately. The painting, called “Salvator Mundi,” Italian for “Savior of the World,” is 1 of fewer than […]

 Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) has a Ferrari, Christie’s has a Leonardo

 Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) has a Ferrari, Christie’s has a Leonardo

 Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) has a Ferrari, Christie’s has a Leonardo $BID The November big-week of art auctions starts Monday in New York City, promises drama, with the most talked-about inclusion in a New York contemporary art sale in years. a painting by Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) in Christie’s sale, an a Ferrari F1 race-car driven to victory by legendary […]

Asia Billionaires Overtake US for 1st Time, Led by Chinese

Asia Billionaires Overtake US for 1st Time, Led by Chinese

Asia Billionaires Overtake US for 1st Time, Led by Chinese Asia leads the world with billionaires, China leads the Asians Peer networks are playing an increasingly important role for billionaires when it comes to making, spending and giving away money Billionaire wealth increased 17% to $6-T in Y 2016, after a decline the prioryear, UBS […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Business Perplexes Wall Street

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Business Perplexes Wall Street

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Business Perplexes Wall Street $RACE Ferrari exists to build race cars 1st, road cars 2nd. Ferrari lives to race, not to make Wall Street money Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas thinks Ferrari needs to go electric to survive. Selling cars to survive so it can sell more cars is not what Ferrari is […]

Ferrari F2001, s/n 211, to Auction at Sotheby’s New York

Ferrari F2001, s/n 211, to Auction at Sotheby’s New York

Ferrari F2001, s/n 211, to Auction at Sotheby’s New York $RACE, $BID In a landmark moment for the partnership, Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) is delighted to announce the addition of a 2001 Ferrari F2001 curated by RM Sotheby’s in the Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 16 November in New York. Unveiled during Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sales […]

Venice, Italy Is Where the Really Rich Go to Find Art’s Next Big Thing

Venice, Italy Is Where the Really Rich Go to Find Art’s Next Big Thing

Venice, Italy Is Where the Really Rich Go to Find Art’s Next Big Thing The Venice Biennale has emerged as the place where curators, collectors, advisers, and artists come to a consensus on what art is important. “It’s been interesting to understand what the art world thinks is relevant,” said Maria Guilia Maramotti, the senior […]

Global Art Auction Sales Fall, Private Treaty Transactions Flourish

Global Art Auction Sales Fall, Private Treaty Transactions Flourish

Global Art Auction Sales Fall, Private Treaty Transactions Flourish $BID The global art market contracted for the 2nd year running in Y 2016, falling to the lowest marks since the financial crisis as economic and political volatility weighed on auction sales. Sales of art and antiques dropped 11% to $56.6-B, according to a report released […]

Christie’s Dubai Auction Fetches Record Setting $13. 43-M

Christie’s Dubai Auction Fetches Record Setting $13. 43-M

Christie’s Dubai Auction Fetches Record Setting $13. 43-M Christie’s Dubai March auctions of modern and contemporary Middle Eastern art and important watches realized a total of $13.43-M, setting new records. The Modern and Contemporary Middle Eastern Art sale held during the evening of 17 March concluded Dubai Art Week and achieved a total of $8,079,375, […]

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID)Auction House Opens Dubai Office

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID)Auction House Opens Dubai Office

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) Auction House Opens Dubai Office $BID The opening follows a 30% increase in buyers from the Middle East in the last 5 years Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) has officially opened a new Dubai gallery and office to cater to its growing Middle East customer base. The opening of the new unit, based in Dubai International […]

Public Art Installation Unveiled in Los Angeles

Public Art Installation Unveiled in Los Angeles

Public Art Installation Unveiled in Los Angeles “Convergence LA”, a landmark public art installation funded by Chinese real-estate developer Greenland, was unveiled at downtown Los Angeles Thursday night. The artwork, which was created by local artists Susan Narduli and Refik Anadol, is a digital craftsmanship that visualizes historic and real-time data of Los Angeles and […]

A Klimt Sells for $59-M at Record-breaking London Art Auction

A Klimt Sells for $59-M at Record-breaking London Art Auction

A Klimt Sells for $59-M at Record-breaking London Art Auction $BID A painting of flowers by Gustav Klimt sold in London for GBP48-M (US$59-M), a record for a work by the Austrian artist and the 3rd-highest price for any work sold at auction in Europe, Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) said Thursday. Described in the auction catalog as […]

Photography News: Exclusive Interview with Alan Fuson

Photography News: Exclusive Interview with Alan Fuson

Photography News: Exclusive Interview with Alan Fuson Over the years Alan has just about taken every type of photograph possible. Alan has hung out the side of helicopters shooting aerials, hiked through large factories to shoot industrial images, and braved sand fleas shooting swimsuits on the beach; He have pretty much done it all. Alan […]

The American People Elected a Brilliant Man Their 45th President

The American People Elected a Brilliant Man Their 45th President

The American People Elected a Brilliant Man Their 45th President How did Donald Trump blindside the US and deliver what Bill O’Reilly described as “the greatest political upset the planet has ever seen”? In order to understand Donald Trump, the pundits and his political opponents read and re-read his dazzling book, The Art of the […]

Experience Pasadena, California

Experience Pasadena, California

Experience Pasadena, California Pasadena’s dining and cultural attractions that make it a worthy destination year round. Pasadena, aka, The City of Roses, thanks to the Rose Parade held every New Year’s Day since Y 1890. The Southern California city was once home to resorts attracting scores of Midwestern business magnates and their families fleeing the […]

Art News: One Week of Sales at Sotheby’s Totals $752.3 Million

Art News: One Week of Sales at Sotheby’s Totals $752.3 Million

Art News: One Week of Sales at Sotheby’s Totals $752.3 Million $BID Tad Smith, Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) President & CEO, commented: “Beginning with the Bowie sales in London, continuing with the Impressionist and Modern evening and day sales in New York, adding the Geneva jewelry sale performance, and ending with the Contemporary evening and day sales […]

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) to Launch its 1st UAE Office in Dubai this Year

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) to Launch its 1st UAE Office in Dubai this Year

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) to Launch its 1st UAE Office in Dubai this Year $BID Sotheby’s, which has offices in Doha, Istanbul, Egypt, Lebanon and Mumbai, is hiring staff for its office in Dubai International auction house Sotheby’s plans to open its 1st gallery in Dubai as part of efforts to capitalize on demand for Middle Eastern […]

Nelson De La Nuez, Arrives for his Icons of Pop Show Sept. 3

Nelson De La Nuez, Arrives for his Icons of Pop Show Sept. 3

Nelson De La Nuez, Arrives for his Icons of Pop Show Sept. 3 The prestigious, pop art gallery, Skye Art Gallery, is located prominently in the upscale Forum Shops in Caesar’s Palace on the 3rd Floor next to the trendy shops and restaurants. At first glance, you might mistake them for another typical Vegas gallery, […]

Art News: Canvas Returns to Palm Beach

After an overwhelmingly successful debut, CANVAS will return to Downtown West Palm Beach with a bigger, more colorful splash. The City of West Palm Beach recently approved Founder Nicole Henry’s bold vision for the 2016 exhibition and beyond. Billed as the nation’s largest outdoor museum show, the two-week exhibition featured 20 dramatic, inspiring installations and […]

A Jean-Michel Basquiat Hammered for a Record $57-M

A Jean-Michel Basquiat Hammered for a Record $57-M

A Jean-Michel Basquiat Hammered for a Record $57-M $BID The art world just witnessed a groundbreaking auction record earlier last May when an untitled piece by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold at Christie’s for $57.3-M. Given Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) “limited” Impressionist and Modern art sale the night before, with 21 out of 62 lots left unsold, there were […]

Palm Beach Modern Auction

Palm Beach Modern Auction

Guests attending Palm Beach Modern Auctions’ (PBMA) stylish, hospitable events often compliment co-owners Rico Baca and Wade Terwilliger on the consistent superiority of items offered in their sales. To make the cut for any of PBMA’s beautifully presented auctions, an artwork, furnishing or decorative accessory must pass the tests of quality, authenticity and market desirability, […]

CELEBRATE THE ARTS AT SINGAPORE’S CULTURAL CARNIVAL

CELEBRATE THE ARTS AT SINGAPORE’S CULTURAL CARNIVAL

CELEBRATE THE ARTS AT SINGAPORE’S CULTURAL CARNIVAL Inaugural Keong Saik Carnival to be held on28  May 28 comes with an old-fashioned bazaar and good food Keong Saik Carnival, a cultural event involving local and international vendors and performances, will be held for the 1st time along Keong Saik Road, a street touting high-end shophouse establishments. […]