Pokemon Go Attracts Museum Visitors, Best Book Shops in US, and More Fresh News

Image courtesy of Portland Museum of Art

Image courtesy of Portland Museum of Art

 

News and updates from around the arts and auction community:

  • Pikachu, meet Winslow Homer. The Portland Museum of Art in Maine is getting its art collection out into the community with the help of Pokemon GO. [Read more from the Portland Museum of Art]
  • Collectors of rare books like to keep their favorite sources to themselves, but we have an exclusive insider’s list of the country’s best booksellers to share with you. [Read more from LiveAuctioneers]
  • Ferrari is building one final LaFerrari Coupe – #500 – and will auction it off to benefit Italy’s earthquake victims. It could sell for much more than the manufacturer’s suggested price, since the run was only supposed to be 499 cars. [Read more from AutoWeek]
  • Here’s an opportunity that doesn’t some knocking every day. The Metropolitan Museum of Art is auctioning 700 pieces of Chinese ceramics from its collection. The timeline is from the Song through Qing Dynasties. [Read more from Town & Country magazine]

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