https://www.liveauctioneers.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/NASA-Robot.png 1323 1953 Catherine Saunders-Watson https://www.liveauctioneers.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/ACN-logo-2019-2.png Catherine Saunders-Watson2016-09-07 16:34:012016-09-07 16:34:011965 NASA Test Robot To Be Auctioned, Jeeps Elevated To Status Symbols, and More Fresh News
1965 NASA Test Robot To Be Auctioned, Jeeps Elevated To Status Symbols, and More Fresh News
News and updates from around the arts and auction community:
- A creepy, life-size robot made in the 1960s to test spacesuits for astronauts is headed to auction. It weighs 230 lbs. and can simulate 35 human movements. [Read more from Popular Mechanics]
- Owners of vintage Jeeps love the nostalgia associated with the hardy World War II-era warhorses, but in some ritzy enclaves, they’ve become status symbols. [Read more from the Associated Press via The News-Herald]
- In increasing numbers, museum veterans are leaving to apply their talents to the commercial sector. But why? [Read more from The Art Newspaper]
- Christie’s is raising its buyer’s premiums effective Sept. 19, but never fear, oenophiles, wine sales are excepted from the increase. [Read more from Art Market Monitor]
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