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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

cnn.com | 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
ARTINFO

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
ARTINFO

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
ARTINFO

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...

AUCTIONED ART: Kehinde Wiley And Friends Auction Art To Benefit Injured Artist

Max Eternity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Max Eternity

Kehinde Wiley, Mikalene Thomas, Nari Ward, Derrick Adams and others have come together for a great cause--Be Thankful: An Art Benefit for Scott Andres...

WATCH: BLOG WATCH> World's Most Expensive Barbie Demystified On WNYC

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Ah, yes, the breast cancer donation, the savviest of all humanitarian contributions. How many marketing meetings have ended with just such a plan to w...

Reyne Gauge: Toys for the Holidays for Grownups!

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Reyne Haines

I think it's the inner "kid" in everyone that attracts them to collecting vintage toys. Perhaps it's a trip down memory lane. Needless to say, the Bertoia Auction is offering something for every big kid in your life.

Man's Best Friend -- NY Auction for Animals

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Reyne Haines

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from The Huffington Post. ...

Reyne Gauge: Halloween Isn't Just for Kids!

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Reyne Haines

Halloween has long been my favorite holiday. As a kid, my brother and I created haunted houses with our neighbors, weird "goo" for kids to have to ...

Reyne Gauge: Important Private Art Collection Goes up for Bid

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Reyne Haines

Childe Hassam, Royal Palms, Cuba, oil on canvas, 1895, 25 by 31 inches, est. $300,000-$600,000. John W. Coker Auctions image In the world of collect...

Phillips de Pury & Company Prepare to Launch in Uptown Manhattan

Spread ArtCulture | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Spread ArtCulture

"Phillips de Pury's new location at 450 Park Avenue, Manhattan" By Kiša Lala Phillips de Pury & Company, the world's third largest auctio...

Rare Batman Comic Found In Sock Drawer

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

FAIRBANKS, Alaska — A longtime Alaska comic book buff is selling one of the gems in his vast collection, a rare copy of Batman No. 1 published 7...

Churchill's Dentures Sold At Auction

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — A partial set of dentures used by former British leader Winston Churchill – described as the teeth that saved the world – s...

Books For $75,000: A Growing Market?

The Wall Street Journal | Alexandra Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Luxury publisher Kraken Opus mixed in a pint of Mr. Tendulkar's blood with paper pulp to create the signature page for a book celebrating the renowned...

What's Worth It: St. James's Hotel & Club - London

Suzanne Aaronson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Suzanne Aaronson

St. James's Hotel and Club Stylish, elegant townhouse-style hotel located in a prestigious and central area next to Mayfair ... the perfect location ...