News and updates from around the arts and auction community: Once banned in China, Andy Warhol’s iconic portrait of the late Chinese leader Mao Zedong will be auctioned in Hong Kong on April 2nd. The painting could very well end up in Mainland China if the right bidder steps up to pay the estimated auction […]
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BOSTON (AP) – Tom Brady’s missing Super Bowl jersey has been found in Mexico six weeks after it vanished from the Patriots’ locker room — but the mystery isn’t over.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Members of a newly formed tribal advisory commission for the Bears Ears National Monument reminded Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in a letter Friday that his agency must partner with them, and warned him that rescinding or shrinking the monument would be “absolute tragedies.”
NEW YORK (AP) _ David Rockefeller was the last of his generation in a famous American family that taught its children that wealth brings great responsibility. Even as children, he and his siblings had to set aside portions of their allowances for charitable giving. That lesson lasted throughout his life; to mark his […]
BOULDER, Colo. – The 2003-4 “Windows Into Heaven” exhibition held at the Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte, N.C., celebrated a period that was the zenith of Russian art’s long and illustrious history. The stellar exhibition that drew international media attention featured 18th- and 19th-century Russian icons on loan from the Lilly and Francis […]
News and updates from around the arts and auction community: Emeralds – Cleopatra wore them, Elizabeth Taylor loved them, and the Ancient Egyptians believed they could render eternal life. One of the world’s finest collections of the envy-stirring gems — including one of the largest known raw emeralds — will be auctioned on April […]
News and updates from around the arts and auction community: Germany’s Auction Team Breker has offered some of the world’s rarest and most interesting items in its past Science & Technology sales. In May they’ll be auctioning yet another headline-maker: an Apple I computer with a raft of original documentation. [Read more from Cult […]
News and updates from around the arts and auction community: A rare waistcoat belonging to Captain James Cook will be auctioned later this month in Australia. The garment remained in the Cook family in England following the explorer’s death in 1779, but it has had several other owners since then. [Read more from StuffNZ] […]
BOULDER, Colo. – Assessing antiquities may be “all Greek” to beginners and even some mid-level collectors, but any apprehensions can be set aside when pieces have been vetted by trusted auction-house experts like Bob and Teresa Dodge. Co-owners of internationally respected Artemis Gallery, Bob and Teresa have always placed an emphasis on scrupulous research […]
News and updates from around the arts and auction community: One of 7 original “Schindler’s List” documents used by German industrialist Oskar Schindler to save more than 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust, is being auctioned this month. Schindler spent his entire fortune on bribes to protect his Jewish workers from the Nazis during World […]