Ferrari 250 GTO Sells For Record-Breaking $80 Million To WeatherTech CEO

 June 06, 2018

A Ferrari 250 GTO with a rich history has just become the world’s most expensive car ever, as it sold for a startling $80 million, according to multiple sources. The 250 GTO Series 1, chassis number 4153 GT, made its competitive debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1963, where it finished fourth. […]

Led by a $157 Million Modigliani, Sotheby’s Otherwise Tepid Impressionist Sale Makes $318 Million

 May 14, 2018

“The much-anticipated Modigliani became the fourth most expensive work ever sold at auction—even if the rest of the sale felt sleepy.” – reported by artnet News Sotheby’s evening sale of Impressionist and Modern art was a study in contrasts. The auction saw a nude by Modigliani become the fourth most expensive work of art ever […]

Eli Broad’s Museum Is the Buyer of the Record-Setting $12 Million Mark Bradford Painting

 March 17, 2018

“The painting, ‘Helter Skelter,’ was among a long list of recent acquisitions at the Broad Museum in Los Angeles.” – reports artnet News The billionaire collector and philanthropist Eli Broad has turned out to be the buyer of Mark Bradford‘s monumental painting Helter Skelter I (2007), which set a record at Phillips last week in […]

Peter Doig’s Potentially Record-Setting ‘Red House’ to Headline Phillips Contemporary Art Sale

 October 24, 2017

The painting carries a high estimate of $22 million. Billing itself “the house of Doig” after setting the artist’s auction record with the $28 million sale of Rosedale (1991) in May, Phillips is now offering another big-ticket lot by the Scottish artist. Red House (1995–1996), which carries an estimate of $18–22 million, could potentially break the artist’s […]

Sotheby’s Raises the Bar With Record-Smashing Sale Led by a $59 Million Klimt

 March 02, 2017

It was the highest total for any auction ever staged in London. Although it was a shorter sale than Christie’s held the evening before, Sotheby’s 54-lot sale of Impressionist, Modern, and Surrealist art last night realized a far more substantial £195 million ($241 million), comfortably above the pre-sale estimated value of £150/180 million. It was […]

Schippers to run 100m in Monaco and will have records in mind

 June 13, 2016

Reigning European 100m champion and the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 100m silver medallist Dafne Schippers will run that distance at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco on Friday 15 July, the Herculis 2016 meeting organisers announced on Monday (13). The Dutch sprinter established an IAAF Diamond League 200m record of 21.93 in Oslo […]

Most expensive watch sells for charity

 November 09, 2015

A one-of-a-kind Patek Philippe stainless steel watch fetched a record $7.3 million Swiss Francs (close to $7.3 million) when it went under the hammer in Geneva, with the proceeds going to a Monaco-based charity, the auction house said The watch, which had been listed with an asking price of only 700,000-900,000 Swiss francs sold Saturday […]

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