“I’ve been working my ass off just for you to make that profit!” artist Robert Rauschenberg shouted at a 1973 sale at Sotheby’s to one of his collectors who had just sold the artist’s painting Thaw for which he had originally paid $900, for $85,000. 972 more words
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LONDON – It’s a rock for the ages.
A 3-billion-year-old diamond the size of a tennis ball — the largest discovered in over a century — could sell for more than C$90 million, auctioneer Sotheby’s said Wednesday. 264 more words