$622,780

dodo-bird-skeleton

The high estimate for an auction of a rare composite skeleton of the Dodo, a goofy bird which was hunted to extinction in the 17th century.

Duped By Hype

art-speculation

Art speculation rears its ugly head.

Sexy Beast

 
An art auction and benefit for Planned Parenthood happens tomorrow night (9/10) at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles.
 
[Read more]

$290,000 – $440,000

Banksy-swat-van-2

Banksy
SWAT Van
2006

household gloss and spray paint on van

295 by 700 by 250 cm.
116 1/8 by 275 9/16 by 98 7/16 in.

[Read more]

Biggie Smalls is the Jacket

biggie-jacket-photo

Go XXXL in life with Notorious B.I.G.’s personally-owned and worn Flip Squad leather jacket, c. 1996.

[Read more]

“The stuff that dreams are made of”

Maltese-Falcon

All the Maltese Falcons.

Pre-Simpsons

matt-groening-cartoon-career

Matt Groening – “The Evolution of My Cartoon Career”, 1984

Game Worn Sneakers

michael-jordan-converse-unc

There was once a time when Converse reigned supreme and basketball players didn’t change their shoes every quarter. Here are 10 examples of that era from the family collection of sports TV director Sandy Grossman.

Michael Jordan, Converse (1983) University of North Carolina Tarheels, above.

[Read more]

That Time Tupac Rode the Viper at Six Flags Magic Mountain

tupac-six-flags-viper

The year was 1992, and one lucky fan was smart enough to buy the souvenir photo after the ride and get it signed by Pac himself.

[Read more]

$179,365,000

Picasso-Women-Of-Algiers

Picasso’s Women of Algiers, painted on Valentine’s Day in 1955, is now the most expensive painting to ever sell at auction.

A Watercolor From Adolf Hitler’s Struggling Artist Period

adolf-hitler-watercolor-painting

Wonder what sick fuck is gonna buy this one…

[Read more]

The Power of a Signature

warhol-lease-first-artist-studio

 

The signed lease for Andy Warhol’s first official studio located in an abandoned firehouse at 159 East 87th Street is up for auction at Sotheby’s next month. The worn-down document from 1962 is estimated to fetch between $8000 – $12000. Much more expensive than the $150 per month rent which Warhol paid for the 2,500 sq. ft second floor space.

 

[Read more]

Page 1 of 712345...Last Page »