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La Peregrina Pearl: a passionate story

This is a truly fascinating story that begins over 550 years ago and follows this unique gemstone from medieval times, when it was worn and appreciated by royal households and infamous bloodthirsty queens, to Hollywood’s shining star, Elizabeth Taylor. 1,318 more words


...and So The Love Affair Began!

 ..and so the love affair of a lifetime has began

About two years, I had a chance to visit The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor at  544 more words


Is the Future of Auctioneering Online?

Increasingly and increasingly, society relies more on the internet for everything. Banking, networking, reading and the biggest market.. online shopping. Websites such as eBay, Amazon and ASOS are online only consumer shopping sites, which make the lives of the typical working person easier because they eliminate the trouble of physically going to the book shop, the clothing store or the chaos of the Apple store. 666 more words

Rare Andy Warhol Paintings Headed To NYC Auction

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Elvis Presley. Marlon Brando. Andy Warhol. The A-list trifecta of music, film and art is going on the auction block at Christie’s in November. 458 more words


Auction Houses: Great Venues For Seeing Art

You don’t need to to bid on art in order to enjoy art that’s up for auction. There are many auction houses in New York that offer public viewing times for their auctions. 186 more words


High touch meets high tech in Christie's 'James Map'

The most digital-savvy art businesses are developing business intelligence systems to support their digital sales strategies. In the context of a booming contemporary art market and the fact that one in four of the top lots in this spring’s evening sales were bought by new customers, John Dizard writes in Friday’s Financial Times ( 304 more words


Christies first open post-war and contemporary art reception

by Ed Pashka, “Jumilla” estimated $40,000 to $60,000, Christie’s.

An eclectic group of paintings displayed this evening at Christie’s first open post-war and contemporary art… 95 more words