Three Studies of Lucian Freud

Francis Bacon painting sells for record $142M

A painting by artist Francis Bacon sold for $142,405,000 on Tuesday, breaking the record as the most expensive piece of art ever auctioned.

Orange Diamond

Orange Diamond Sells for $36 Million at Christie’s

The largest fancy-vivid orange diamond known to exist sold for 32.6 million Swiss francs ($36 million) at Christie’s International in Geneva.

white truffle italy

Truffles fetch three times price of gold

Hong Kong buyer snaps up white truffles for three times the price of gold at Italy auction.

Nate Lowman

$25,000 Converse!

Nate Lowman worked with Los Angeles concept store Just One Eye to design 21 unique Converse All Star shoes. Priced at a cool $25,000 each, the limited edition shoes are lined in Italian calf leather.

Titanic violin auction

Titanic violin sold for world record $1.4 million

The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic to calm passengers as it sank sold at auction for £900,000 ($1.45 million) on Saturday, a world record fee for memorabilia from the doomed liner.

Chateau Margaux 2009 bottle

World’s most expensive wine goes on sale

Fine wine shop Le Clos in Dubai International Airport has put a Balthazar of Château Margaux on sale for $195,000, making it the most expensive single bottle of wine ever to be retailed.

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