And he live-tweeted it. "Bought this back, just to give it away!"
The notorious photograph, Man In A Polyester Suit, taken in 1980 by photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, sold at a Sotheby’s (New York) auction on Wednesday for $478,000. The sale makes the photograph one of the most expenisve photos ever sold, though it’s still quite a ways off from list topper, Rhein II which sold for a [...]Show More Summary
The finest Blue Period work by Pablo Picasso to come to auction in a generation and a seminal Waterlilies by Claude Monet will be offered in Sotheby?s Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art in New York on 5 November 2015. Both works are on offer from the remarkable collection of William I. Show More Summary
The slave bikini worn by Princess Leia was auctioned off this week. If you know the winning bid, take the Fark Weird News Quiz. Post your score! -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
When Ray Harryhausen died in 2013, he left behind a decades-long legacy of movie history and amazing practical effects. Now, fans of the pioneering stop-motion wizard can own a part of that legacy, thanks to the problem-solving magic of money. Show More Summary
A cracker (biscuit) salvaged from a survival kit aboard one of the Titanic's lifeboats is going up for auction later this month and expected to fetch up to $15,000. Apparently because there are people out there who can predict what a...Show More Summary
The Mecum classic and collector car auction drives into Chicagoland this weekend at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center in northwest suburban Schaumburg. Over 1,000 vehicles, ranging from a one-of-a-kind 1959 Chicago Cubs scooter to an artwork 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra Roadster, are expected...
An All Blacks rugby jersey dating back to 1905 sells for £180,000 at auction.
A Georgia real estate investor pleaded guilty today for his role in conspiracies to rig bids and commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Fulton and DeKalb counties, Georgia. Morris Podber, a Georgia real estate investor, pleaded guilty for his role in conspiracies to rig bids and commit mail fraud at public […]
Manheim has announced plans to relocate its Leeds Commercials auction operation to its 10-acre Shepshed site as a centre of excellence for commercial vehicles. The proposal has been made following a period of significant growth in the company’s commercial vehicle auction business, as a lack of space at the Leeds site means it is unable to be extended to meet […]
Christie?s will present Peter Doig?s Cabin Essence as a highlight of the Post War and Contemporary Evening Auction on 16 October 2015. A crystalline vision of Le Corbusier?s Unité d?Habitation, one of the most important modernist buildings...Show More Summary
Lark Mason, founder and president of Lark Mason Associates, has announced that more than 200 lots of important Asian art will soon be up for bidding on iGavel Auctions in a sale that goes live on October 13th through October 27th. The...Show More Summary
On Monday, October 19, Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches (AGOPB) will present rare and fascinating items from a Palm Beach private collection in their Fall Art and Antiques Auction. All forms of bidding will be available, including live via the Internet. Show More Summary
Andy Warhol - Campbell’s Soup Box (Chicken Rice)  by Gandalf’s Gallery Via Flickr: [Heritage Auctions - Acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas, 35.6 x 35.6 cm]
Rand Paul has received an autographed copy of Hillary Clinton’s book, Hard Choices. The Republican presidential hopeful placed it for resale on eBay — but not before adding his own autograph. As a final insult, in the auction description Paul labeled the book as ‘fiction.’ It appears that Hillary Clinton’s campaign sent Rand Paul, along... Show More Summary
Nowhere can mansions grow quite as outrageous as in Texas, as evidenced by this 16,132-square-foot "neoclassic" estate in a Dallas suburb, which is about to go up for auction next Saturday. Enormous ceiling mural? Check. Seven-car garage? Check. Regulation...
Following two stellar auctions earlier this week, when both the 3 and 10 Year showed substantial demand, and in the case of the latter a near record surge in foreign central bank takedown, today's final 30Year auction went without aShow More Summary
The gold mining popularity of Emmylou Harris and Vince Gill — especially when they're together — is the subject of today's Ram Report. The iconic pair offered up a private performance to the highest bidder at an auction this week benefiting the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. And the...
World about to find out when auction house in England puts cracker recovered from sinking Titanic up for sale to highest bidder