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US$137 million worth of art thought to have been purchased with misappropriated funds

A Malaysian financier purchased multimillionaire dollar art works including two paintings by Claude Monet using funds stolen from a government investment fund, artnet news reports… 289 more words

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Stan's Smoking Gun

STAN’S SMOKING GUN – From a shotgun to a pipe collection

When he was a boy, Stanley was given a double-barreled shotgun. He was living in the Cajon Valley, outside San Diego, California where boys had guns to shoot rattlesnakes and jack rabbits, but Stanley   didn’t like the noise it made so his Uncle Jack Doughty swopped it for a Meerschaum pipe. 556 more words


David Bowie's art collection will go to auction

The family of David Bowie says a lack of space is forcing it to sell off the late musician’s prized art collection, the BBC reports… 348 more words

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Check Out David Bowie’s Art Collection Before it Goes on Sale

By Jon Wiederhorn

A fan of all forms of artistic expression, David Bowie amassed an extensive private art collection of over 400 works before he died. 184 more words

The Route 103

Sotheby’s to stage Bowie/Collector

“Art was, seriously, the only thing I’d ever wanted to own. It has always been for me a stable nourishment. I use it. It can change the way I feel in the mornings. 358 more words


David Bowie's private art collection to go on display and sale

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

LONDON: David Bowie’s private art collection, including works by Henry Moore and Damien Hirst, will go on display to the public for the first time before heading for auction later this year, Sotheby’s said on Thursday. 216 more words

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Approaching Art History from a New Angle: What's Outside the Canon?

Auction catalogues. I never once looked at one during my undergraduate studies in art history. I didn’t think auction catalogs had much of a place in art history studies. 795 more words