Installation View: MTV RE:DEFINE benefit auction

Occurring tomorrow (4/4) at the Dallas Contemporary, and featuring a whole bunch of top names in the art world.

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Swell Move

On March 29th, Juxtapoz, UNIV and Chandran Gallery are putting on a special auction and exhibition benefit for Waves For Water, an organization on the ground in the Philippines, mobilizing an urgent clean water disaster relief initiative in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan. Here’s a look through the benefit boards.

Printables

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The Gavel Drops at Sotheby’s by Andrew Rice

The auction house is under attack by hedge-fund activist Daniel Loeb, who wants it to start making lots more money, in part by refusing to kowtow to rich folks like him.

Words By Jean-Michel

In an online-only auction, Christie’s plans to sell artifacts from the apartment Jean-Michel Basquiat shared with Alexis Adler from 1979 to 1980.

$200,000 – $300,000

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The estimated price for Han Solo’s DL-44 Blaster at an upcoming Hollywood memorabilia auction

Hamburger Eyes Annual Art Auction 2013

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Happening now.

$4.5 Million

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The price recently paid at auction by Jay Z for “MECCA,” a large, 1982 painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Inanimate Witness

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Right now if you bid high enough, you can own Ian Curtis’s kitchen table

$301,000

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The current price at auction for Banksy’s ‘The Banality of the Banality of Evil’ which was donated yesterday to Housing Works. The oil on oil on canvas painting is “expected” to bring in $1 million for the charity. Bidding ends Oct 31st at 8pm EST.

Selections From Aperture’s Instagram Auction

It happens this Monday (10/28) and features a gaggle of big names

You can also bid online here

Art Tonight in New York

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There’s a great group show curated by Jessica Hodin at the Bleecker Street Arts ClubPhillips hosts their First Digital Art Auction (in partnership with Tumblr), Banksy has a truck rolling around, and Suzanne McClelland is at Team Gallery.

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William S. Burroughs Memorial Service They Gave Out His Empty Methadone Bottles As A Remembrance

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You can now buy one at auction

Items We Would Buy From The Breaking Bad Memorabilia Auction

See the whole auction here

Morning Dose of Drumming To That Auction Beat

Impressive Automobiles

A selection of lots from the ‘Motorcars’ session of Bonham’s Quail Lodge Auction.

“I’ll sell you the location but I’m going to take the Banksy”

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Another day, another Banksy piece being ripped out of a wall and sold to the highest bidder.

 

$21,500

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The price paid at auction by President/CEO of Kentucky Fried Chicken Japan Masao “Charlie” Watanabe for Colonel Sanders trademark white suit.

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Iconic Technology

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Early pieces of Apple equipment get an internet age, online-only auction at Christies.

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Nice References

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Basquiat’s resume, which recently sold for $50,000

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