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Someone Out There Will Likely Pay $8,000 For Marilyn Monroe's Hair

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 07.20.2016 | Arts

If you’re a hardcore Marilyn Monroe fan with $8,000 to kick around, you can now spend it on two locks of the iconic star’s hair. So you can… loo...

Discovering the Shanghai Art Market

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 06.20.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Looking back twenty years ago, Shanghai, China was a near art desert. Today, a sudden eruption in the art market has led Shanghai to become a multi-fa...

Rare Copies Of 13th Amendment, Emancipation Proclamation Go On Sale

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 05.20.2016 | Black Voices

Two of the most important documents of American history could soon be yours, if you have millions to spend. Rare copies of the 13th Amendment, which ...

J. Robert Oppenheimer, the Man Behind the Bomb

Auctionata | Posted 05.17.2016 | Books
Auctionata

J. Robert Oppenheimer was a man interested in mystic Eastern religions, a Communist sympathizer, and widely considered, "the father of the atomic bomb."

You've Never Seen Queen Elizabeth So Close To Sex

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.19.2016 | Weird News

God save the queen -- from cheeky money minters. A rare banknote with the word "sex" spelled out by palm fronds next to Queen Elizabeth is going up fo...

Changing New York | An Exceptional Record of New York History

Auctionata | Posted 04.18.2016 | Arts
Auctionata

During the 1930s renowned photographer Berenice Abbott embarked on a five year documentation of the gritty streets of Depression Era New York City. Inspired by Eugene Atget's photo documentary series of Paris, Abbott sought to document the ever transforming streets of New York to serve as a record of the history of America.

How I Made $120K in Less Than 60 Days While Single and Pregnant

Priscilla Jeha | Posted 05.12.2016 | HuffPost Home
Priscilla Jeha

Being single and 20 weeks pregnant with twins, I had a pretty big one. I made the decision that I needed a 10 year investment plan for my babies. If I didn't do something before they were born, I'd totally miss the boat and all available income after they arrived would need to be spent on their every need. Two babies on one single income will allow little for investment plans!

Would You Buy a 1,433-Pound Meteorite For $1.1 Million?

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.29.2016 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News. Meteorites are coming to an auction house near you next month. Christie's London has organized a sal...

Lock Of John Lennon's Hair Saved By Hairdresser Sells For Thousands

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.21.2016 | Entertainment

A lock of John Lennon's hair has sold for a record $35,000. Heritage Auctions in Dallas sold the 4-inch tuft to U.K.-based memorabilia buyer Paul Fras...

Oprah's Auctioning Off Hundreds Of Items From Her Closet. Here's What You Can Buy, And How

O, The Oprah Magazine | Joann Pan | Posted 02.18.2016 | OWN

"Here is my favorite dress ever" -- Oprah Winfrey's voice rises -- "that I never once wore" -- and it falls. She fans the cotton shirtwaist across her...

Pope Francis' Philadelphia Fiat Sells At Auction For $82,000

Associated Press | Lee Moran | Posted 01.30.2016 | Religion

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The popemobile is staying in Philadelphia. The black Fiat 500L, one of two used by Pope Francis during his trip to the city in S...

17 Of The Most Expensive Artworks Sold At Auction This Year

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.29.2015 | Arts

This year, Pablo Picasso's "Les femmes d’Alger" sold for a whopping $179.4 million, setting a new world record for a single artwork purchased at auc...

Missed Art Basel Miami? 3 Breakthrough Art Apps You Must Try

Sissi Johnson | Posted 12.10.2015 | Arts
Sissi Johnson

Whether you are an artist, art dealer, aficionado, collector, or even just plain fan (that's okay too), you are in the right place for some valuable i...

Million-Dollar Wu-Tang Album Bought By Pharmaceutical Price-Gouger Martin Shkreli

SPIN | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 12.09.2015 | Black Voices

Martin Shkreli, a 32-year-old pharmaceutical executive who infamously raised the price of a life-saving AIDs and cancer drug from $13.50 a pill to $75...

Candy in the Corner

Jim Kempner | Posted 11.18.2015 | Arts
Jim Kempner

I was at the Andrea Rosen Gallery with my sister to see Felix Gonzalez-Torres' new exhibition, most of which consisted of pounds of candy positioned on the floor and in various corners around the gallery. It was 1998.

Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Sale

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 11.16.2015 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Sotheby’s contemporary art evening sale, the sixth auction in seven days, brought in $294.85 million and sold 81.5 percent of the works. Records wer...

Here's The Famous Nude Painting Expected To Fetch $100 Million At Auction

Associated Press | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.09.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Works by Amedeo Modigliani, Roy Lichtenstein and Paul Gauguin are poised to set artist auction records in a curated auction at Chris...

The Legacy of Charlie and Charles, the Man and the Cartoon

Auctionata | Posted 10.08.2015 | Arts
Auctionata

This October marks 65 years since the first publication of Charles M. Schulz' Peanuts. Decades have passed, yet the diffident and often times wistful Charlie Brown still holds a place in the hearts of millions.

Kansas Is Selling Off A Whole Lot Of Booze

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.16.2015 | Weird News

If you need a lot of liquor -- and you need it fast -- the state of Kansas is selling off hundreds of confiscated bottles. The state says it collecte...

You Can Buy An Old Menu From The Actual Titanic For Just $50,000

Associated Press | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.31.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — The Titanic's last lunch menu — saved by a passenger who climbed aboard the so-called "Money Boat" before the ocean liner went dow...

6 Family Heirlooms Worth More Than You Think

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.20.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM “If it’s stainless it can go, if it’s chipped don’t worry so.” So goes a popular refrain in the appraisal world, referring to...

3 Art Forms to Launch Your Collection

Hannah McWilliams | Posted 06.30.2016 | Arts
Hannah McWilliams

The most difficult part of owning a collection is acquiring it. You may inherently know what genre, medium or period you like, but transitioning from art appreciator to property owner is not without its challenges.

A Gorgeous Collaboration Between Two Great Modernist Artists

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 06.18.2015 | Arts

What happens when two of the 20th century’s greatest artists team up to produce a gold-embossed, illustrated book? That book's value, just $15 in 19...

Man Wins Fallen Deputy's Patrol Car At Auction, Gives The Keys To Grieving Sons

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.18.2015 | Good News

Two Colorado brothers now have a beautiful way to remember their late father, all thanks to a selfless man with a huge sense of compassion. Sam Br...

No One Knows How Medieval Nuns Used This Mysterious Prayer Wheel

Religion News Service | David Van Biema | Posted 05.04.2015 | Religion

NEW YORK (RNS) The directions, if a little stilted, look familiar: “The Order Of The Diagram Written Here Teaches The Return Home.” Think Parch...