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Video: Inside Kiss's $1.6 Million Auction

Spin The Bottle | Posted 07.04.2011 | Home

How much did rockers Kiss make when they auctioned their touring gear in 2000? And what kind of crazy stuff did they put up for sale. Click below ...

Picasso Portrait To Be Auctioned For Science

AP | Posted 06.28.2011 | Arts

SYDNEY -- An anonymous American donor has given a Pablo Picasso painting worth millions to the University of Sydney on the condition the school use pr...

Oldest Preserved Bottles Of Champagne To Be Auctioned

AP | Posted 06.22.2011 | Home

STOCKHOLM -- Two bottles of bubbly, preserved for nearly 200 years in a Baltic Sea shipwreck, are heading for the auction block. The government of th...

Warhol $40M Self-Portrait Headed To Auction

AP | Posted 06.21.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- A 1986 self-portrait by Andy Warhol that was among the last of his paintings to be exhibited while he was alive is heading for the auction...

PLAN ForYourArt: April 21-27

Bettina Korek | Posted 06.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Blum and Poe is hosting a benefit performance event for the victims of the Japanese earthquake, tsunami, and atomic disaster, featuring a live performance by The Head and the Heart.

Win A Date With Jay-Z

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Ladies and Gentlemen, Jay-Z is up for auction. He has partnered with charity auction site to award the highest bidder along with a gue...

Le Corbusier Designed City Being 'Stripped For Parts'?

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

A piece in the Guardian suggests that Chandigarh, the city in the north of India planned essentially from scratch by the Swiss-French modernist archit...

Tim DeChristopher: Taking a Leap and Pointing the Way

Bill McKibben | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill McKibben

If the feds think this prosecution/persecution will deter us from working for a livable planet, they couldn't be more wrong. Tim was brave and alone. We will be brave in quantity.

PLAN ForYourArt: March 3-9

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

For their third and final Engagement Party, the League of Imaginary Scientists present the Zephyr Experiment, inviting museum visitors to join in a hands-on experience of invention and experimental wonder.

Lee Harvey Oswald's Coffin Put Up For Auction

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — A ghoulish piece of American history is now up for sale to the highest bidder. The modest wooden coffin in which John F. Kennedy's...

PHOTOS: Ponzi Schemer's Seized Items Up For Auction Saturday

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Rare vehicles from the 1930's, motorcycles, and artwork are just some of the items being auctioned off this Saturday after being seized in Colorado's...

Landlord Wants Rent From Psychic Who Sold John Lennon's Suit

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York City landlord has a message for the collector who recently sold the suit John Lennon wore on the cover of the Beatles' "Ab...

Banksy Print Of Disney's 'Jungle Book' For Greenpeace Poster Gets $120,000 At Auction | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

London, England (CNN) -- Baloo, Mowgli and King Louie of the Apes from Disney film "The Jungle Book" all feature in a print by anonymous graffiti arti...

Secrets of the (High-End) Art Market

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Loose lips sink art sales. That won't ever appear on a poster, but the art trade seems convinced that secrecy is a vital component of making deals.

For the Booklover Who has Everything

Monica Edinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Monica Edinger

One of the twentieth century's more remarkable eccentrics, Edward Gorey was best known for scratchy pen and ink drawings often of the macabre sort, but with a particular and original wit.

Tips for Bidding at an Auction

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Reyne Haines

People truly look to the auction house to determine what price they are expected to pay for the items they are interested in. So what does this mean when there are no estimates?

Recap of "Carte Blanche" at Phillips de Pury

Stephanie Adamowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Stephanie Adamowicz

Two weeks after the major fall evening sales of Post-War and Contemporary art at Phillips, Sotheby's and Christie's in New York, the art world is still digesting the Carte Blanche Phillips sale.

JEWELS AT AUCTION: Pink Diamond Shines For $46 Million World Auction Record

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

A ring that graced the block at Sotheby's Geneva earlier this week has shattered the record for any jewel sold at auction, twinkling past its presale ...

Apple's Very First PC Up For Auction (PHOTO): See How Much It's Worth

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Christie's, an exclusive London auction house, is selling one of Apple's very first personal computers, the Apple I (aka Apple-1) from 1976, Apple Ins...

PHOTOS: Bernie Madoff's Personal Property Up For Auction

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Infamous ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff may be spending his final years at the Butner Federal Correctional Complex in North Carolina, but his stuff lives...

Superman's #1 Cover For Sale

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Jerry Robinson was 18 when he created the Joker, Batman's villainous psychopathic nemesis. He was among the pioneers of a new America...

Marilyn, Brigitte & Pam: MASSIVE Playboy Collection Up For Sale (SEE PHOTOS)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

125 artworks from Playboy magazine are being auctioned for a Dec. 8 auction at Christie's called "The Year of the Rabbit." (AP): Nearly all the ite...

POP ART: How Jeff Koons's "Balloon" Sculpture Could Make History, Again, at Christie's

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

In November 2007, Jeff Koons's "Hanging Heart (Magenta/Gold)" sold for $23.6 million at Sotheby's New York, setting a world auction record for a work ...

Strong Painting in Fall Art Exhibition

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

Mull's sincere paintings are a recapitulations balancing nuanced memories. The toned down values seduce while the seemingly photographic compositions have you yearning for a bygone era.

AUCTION ART: Christie's And Gladstone Unite for a Charity Auction to Fight Prop 8

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

In recent years, charity auctions have become de rigueur at philanthropic galas. However, as anyone who has attended a handful of these events (or has...