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Masterpiece found at Ritz sold to New York’s Met

A 400-year-old masterpiece that only came to light during a renovation at Paris’s Ritz hotel has been sold for 1.44 million euros.

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Picasso lover portrait sells for £28.6 mn in London

A portrait of Pablo Picasso’s lover Marie-Therese Walter sold in London on Tuesday night for £28.6 million ($45.0 million), Sotheby’s auction house said.

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Wynn acquires $33,6 million Tulips by Jeff Koons

Tulips by Jeff Koons at Wynn Las Vegas represents a bouquet of twisted balloon flowers cast in stainless steel in an array of colors.

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Fendi to fund Trevi Fountain repairs in Rome

Fendi will finance a renovation of Rome’s famous Trevi Fountain, becoming the latest luxury group to fund repairs to priceless heritage in times of austerity.

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Virgin Atlantic Announces In-Flight Art Gallery

Virgin Atlantic has launched a commercial art gallery at 35,000ft, allowing upper Class passengers the chance to view pieces by Ben Eine.

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Paris Ritz renovations uncover mystery masterpiece

A painting by Charles Le Brun (1619-1690) was discovered at the Ritz, in the Coco Chanel suite, and will be put on sale at Christie’s this April.

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