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Blackwell’s Island by Edward Hopper Reached $19 Million at Christie’s Auction

Edward Hopper's Blackwell’s Island oil on canvas is estimated at $15-20 million

As we announced Blackwell’s Island by Edward Hopper was leading at Christie’s American Art sale on Thursday. The 1928 painting that has never come to auction sold for just over $19 million. The large-scale oil (five feet wide) depicts the island from across the East River against a dark silhouette of buildings. Originally known as […]

Bob, World’s Most Expensive Sheepdog again Comes from Skipton, U.K.

Bob, a 15-month-old black and white male Border collie Dog

Last year we wrote about 18-month-old black-and-white Marchup Midge – the most expensive sheepdog in the world. But now, this pup of a former World Sheepdog Trials champion has lost the title. The Bob, a 15-month-old black and white male dog was sold for £9,240 ($14,000,). and thus broke the previous record of £8,400 ($13,500). […]

Marine Paintings Thought to Been Lost after Liverpool’s Blitz on Sale at Bonhams

James Edward Buttersworth's An American frigate in a storm

Marine paintings thought to have been lost forever after Liverpool’s blitz now will be offered on sale at Bonhams New York on June 5th. Remarkable composition from 1916 by British maritime painter Thomas Jacques Somerscales, est. $12,000-$18,000 will be the highlight of the sale, entitled Bonhams Fine Paintings & Decorative Arts. “The Somerscales painting shows […]

Russian Won a Trip Into Space with Leonardo DiCaprio

Vasily Klyukin, 37, a Russian real estate agent living in Monaco, entered the winning bid of $1.5 million to accompany DiCaprio on a Virgin Galactic flight into space

At charity gala the actor appeared as a mystery guest which whom the winner of the auction will be flying into space. The trip to space with Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio was paid $1.5 million in a charity gala organized during the Cannes Film Festival. At 20th charity dinner, organized by the Foundation for AIDS […]

The World’s Most Expensive Meal With Warren Buffett

Buffett plans to auction lunch for charity in June

On 7 June Warren Buffett will place a meal, and a few hours of his time, on the auction. All proceeds go to the Glide Foundation, a charitable organization that cares for the poor and homeless. The wealth that this magnate acquired through his holding company “Berkshire Hathaway”, is estimated, according to the magazine “Forbes”, […]

Pants From Star Wars Sold For $36,100

Mark Hamill's Screen-Worn Hero Pants in the Original 1977 ''Star Wars'' as Luke Skywalker

Pants who actor Mark Hamill, who revived the character of Luke Skywalker, wearing in the first movie “Star Wars” sold for $36,100 according to the Nate D Sanders Auctioneer. Young Jedi Luke Skywalker wore regular “Levis” sand color throughout the film in 1977 directed by George Lucas. Pants were estimated at $70,000 to $100,000, and […]

Andy Warhol’s Four Marilyns Sold for $34 Million at Phillips Auction

Andy Warhol’s ‘Four Marilyns

A director of the Gagosian Gallery, Victoria Gelfand was lucky bidder who won the race amongst 3 others and bought ‘Four Marilyns’ by Andy Warhol at Phillips auction for a price of $34 million. Pop art is an art direction in contemporary art, which was created 60’s of the 20 century, and has its roots […]