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Coverage on the May 2014 Contemporary Auction Sales

I am sitting here looking over the contemporary results and I can’t help but think… “How many third world countries could you feed with the amount of money spent in one week?”  Truthfully, you could probably feed some with just the top lot from one of the evening sales… Instead, the ultra-rich made it rain … Continue reading

$1 million Picasso will be raffled off

Sotheby’s, Paris, will be raffling off an original Pablo Picasso for $137.  The value of the gouache painting, 1914, Man in the Opera Had, is worth a staggering $1 million.  The tickets are limited to 50,000 and the proceeds are being used to help raise money to protect the ancient Lebanese city of Tyre, a … Continue reading