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Sotheby's Art Sale and the Historic Tenfold Climb in Impressionist and Modern Art

You could find out much of what you needed to know about Sotheby’s sale of Impressionist and Modern Art last night through one single artwork: a small painting of a bunch of lemons by Impressionist master Claude Monet, titled… 931 more words

$2 photograph could fetch $5M

Billy the Kid, the Wild West gunslinger, is usually associated with a Colt single-action .44 calibre, not the genteel English elegance of a varnished oak croquet mallet. 299 more words


Monegasque artist Julia Cake invites you to her tridimensional universe of sculptures

Nobody is a prophet in their own land

Sculptor Julia Cake currently lives and works in England. She was born in Monaco in 1973 as Julia Levy-Laik, and lived with her grand parents, while her mother worked hard to open a family medical practice in Cannes. 1,028 more words

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William Koch: American Business Mogul

William Ingraham “Bill” Koch was born on May 3, 1940 and is a native of Wichita, Kansas. His grandfather, Harry Koch, a Dutch immigrant, settled in the town of Quanah, Texas and founded his own newspaper, the Quanah Tribune Chief. 306 more words


Fine wine fraudster gets 10 years for conning clients out of $20-million by selling counterfeit vintage bottles

A well-known wine dealer was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison after he was convicted of defrauding wealthy clients out of millions of dollars by selling them bottles of purportedly rare and sought-after wines that were actually old bottles of wine mixed together, complete with fake labels. 669 more words


California Wine Counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan Gets 10 Years

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A collector was sentenced to 10 years in prison in New York Thursday for making bogus vintage wine in his California kitchen, and selling it for millions of dollars. 745 more words