Yves Saint Laurent’s Art Auction

The private collection amassed by the fashion designer and his partner Pierre Berge is considered one of the finest in the world. Labeled the “sale of the century” by Christie’s, it will include over 700 lots with an estimated total value of €200 million to €300 million ($255 million to $380 million). Berges and Saint Laurent [...]

Villa Fontanelle Lake Como

Versace’s furniture to be auctioned at Sotheby’s

The contents of the late Gianni Versace’s sumptuous mansion on Lake Como (Italy), Villa Fontanelle, are being auctioned off here by Sotheby’s London.


Japanese Castle Love Hotel For Sale

A Japanese Castle, which was operated as a “love hotel,” in Matsuyama city, Ehime prefecture, Japan, has been placed up for sale on Yahoo Japan’s auction site. Opening bid is 145 million yen (around $1.5 million), although it is expected to sell for considerably more. Included in the auction are the 30-room castle, several other [...]

Lincoln speech manuscript sells for $3.4 million

A rare manuscript of a speech by Abraham Lincoln calling on the country to unite amid civil war in 1864 sold at auction Thursday for 3.4 million dollars. The sale, held at Christie’s in New York on the 200th anniversary of Lincoln’s birth, was a record for a US historical manuscript, according to the auction [...]

Marilyn Monroe photos auction

Marilyn Monroe photographs on auction

Artnet, online auctions, launches sale of legendary Marilyn Monroe photographs featuring 60 works by 15 famous photographers. The auction will be on-line between February 10 and February 24 and photographs’ price estimates range between $500 and $30,000. There will be also 9 limited edition Bert Stern prints from “The Lost Sitting”, a collection that have been [...]


1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa to break the world record auction price

At the “Ferrari Leggenda e Passione”, an exclusive event held annually in Maranello, Italy, during the Mille Miglia, this year on May 17, RM/Sothebys auction will present the 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa race car. This masterpiece of design and engineering is expected to break the world record for the most expensive vintage motor car [...]

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