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Doorstop Sells For $1.3 Million

AP | Posted 09.14.2012 | Money

NEW YORK — A rare Ming Dynasty vase that had been used as a doorstop in a New York home has sold for $1.3 million at auction. The blue and white ...

Dirty, Filthy And Really Valuable (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.12.2012 | Money

Want to make your car really valuable? Cake on the grime and put it up for auction! OK, it's not that simple. You need to start with a classic car....

Kandinsky Expected To Sell For $30 Million

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.06.2012 | Arts

Wassily Kandinsky, the Russian-born painter famous for his vibrant colors and early abstract techniques, is set to break records at Christie's this No...

Christie's To Auction Of 'Inoperable' Apple-1 Computer For Huge Sum

The Huffington Post | Allie Compton | Posted 08.29.2012 | Technology

Die-hard Apple fans rejoice — Christie's announced today that it will be auctioning off this fall an original Apple-1 computer... that doesn't work....

Barry's Prank Works On 'Storage Wars'

Posted 07.25.2012 | TV

Good-humored "Storage Wars" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on A&E) star Barry Weiss is always looking to pull one over on his fellow buyers. On the latest episo...

The Mogul Behind "The Scream" Mystery

Posted 07.12.2012 | Arts

The mystery buyer behind the record-breaking sale of Edvard Munch's "The Scream" has been identified as billionaire Leon Black. The Wall Street Journa...

Prince Charles' 31-Year-Old Toast To Be Auctioned

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 07.10.2012 | Weddings

A piece of toast believed to have come from Prince Charles' breakfast plate on the day he married Princess Diana is to be auctioned off in the U.K. la...

Little Pigs On The Chopping Block

Posted 07.10.2012 | Arts

Art and book collectors alike can delight in the recent sale of a series of original, rare Beatrix Potter illustrations through Sotheby's. Today in Lo...

Orioles Hall Of Famer Auctions Trophies For Autism Charity

AP | By DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 07.05.2012 | Impact

BALTIMORE -- Jim Palmer said he no longer needs trophies as mementos of his Hall of Fame career, so the former Baltimore Orioles ace has put his three...

Battle of the Bronze Aquamaniles

Posted 07.03.2012 | Arts

After perusing the lists of items about to hit the auction chopping block this week, we came across a battle royale occurring across the Atlantic ...

Dino Skeleton Now In Secret Location, Seized By Feds

Posted 06.23.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, Live Science Senior Writer Published: 06/22/2012 03:34 PM EDT on LiveScience NEW YORK — Federal agents took possession of a di...

U.S Intervenes In Dinosaur Skeleton Tug Of War

Posted 06.19.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 06/19/2012 10:06 AM EDT on LiveScience The United States Attorney's office has intervened in...

How Much Would You Pay To Saddle Up Dali's Bronze Horse?

Posted 06.19.2012 | Arts

Don't let the boho chic moustache fool you; Salvador Dali can still rake in considerable earnings from beyond the grave. The Surrealist master with an...

'Hollywood Treasure': Forrest Gump's Running Hat

Posted 06.13.2012 | TV

A prop from "Forrest Gump" was the latest piece of memorabilia to make a fortune at auction on "Hollywood Treasure" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on Syfy). Joe...

Dispute Over Dinosaur Skeleton Gets More Complicated

Posted 06.08.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 06/08/2012 08:13 AM EDT on LiveScience NEW YORK — A dinosaur skeleton auctioned in May h...

Gerhard Richter Opens Largest Exhibit In Paris

AP | By THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 08.04.2012 | Arts

PARIS -- Gerhard Richter, one of the world's top-selling living artists, launched his largest exhibit to date in Paris on Monday – a show spanni...

Virginia Homeowners vs. Ric Savage And His Crew

Posted 05.31.2012 | TV

Wednesday night's episode of "American Digger" (Wed., 10 p.m. ET on Spike) found Ric Savage and his crew in a dangerous situation while looking for Ci...

Carrie Fisher's Brother Sells 'Star Wars' Camera For $520,000

Posted 05.30.2012 | TV

"Star Wars" came to "Hollywood Treasure" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on Syfy) Tuesday night as auctioneer Joe Maddalena got his hands on a camera that was used ...

"I've Never Seen Anything Like It": Experts Weigh in on the International Appeal of Fernando Botero

ARTINFO | Posted 07.28.2012 | Arts
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When Fernando Botero had his first solo exhibition, in 1951 at the small Leo Matiz Gallery, in Bogotá, his work was so heterogeneous that visitors in...

Foreign Leader Joins Battle Over Dinosaur Skeleton

Posted 05.24.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 05/24/2012 08:12 AM EDT on LiveScience A fossilized dinosaur that was once at the top of i...

'American Digger': Chicago Cops Bust Ric Savage

Posted 05.24.2012 | TV

On the latest episode of "American Digger" (Wed., 10 p.m. ET on Spike), Ric Savage and the crew headed to Chicago in search of loot from mobster Al Ca...

Pianists Belongings Go For $4.3 Million

AP | Posted 07.17.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — Art, jewelry and furnishings collected by the pianist Van Cliburn has fetched over $4.3 million at an auction in New York City. Chri...

Ric Savage Digs Up A Slave Identity Badge In North Carolina

Posted 05.17.2012 | TV

On "American Digger" (Wednesday, 10 p.m. ET on Spike) Wednesday night, Ric Savage and his team were hunting for relics of slavery in North Carolina. ...

Auctioneers Say Rare Dino Skeleton May Fetch HOW Much?

Posted 05.15.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 05/14/2012 07:05 PM EDT on LiveScience A nearly complete skeleton of a towering Tyrannosau...

Michael Jackson's Glittery Gloves, Jackets Hit The Auction Block

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 05.14.2012 | Home

LOS ANGELES -- Michael Jackson's glittery gloves, spangled jackets, stage-worn costumes and personal fashion effects are going on a world tour. Celeb...