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Will Ernest Biéler's Swiss Misses Set a New Record at Sotheby's?

What you see: Trois Jeunes Filles de Granois (Three Young Girls of Granois), a 1920 work on paper by Swiss artist Ernest Biéler. Sotheby’s estimates it at 500,000 to 700,000 in Swiss francs, which is pretty much the same amount in US dollars. 484 mots de plus


Photography Auctions Calendar

Summer usually sees a lull in photography auctions, and this year is no different. Once August ends, however, 7 auctions are due – each celebrating photography, from Sotheby’s, Phillips and Dreweatts. 139 mots de plus



I remember watching Ferris Beuller’s Day Off when I was younger and drooling over Cameron’s garage. I was, as many of us were, crushed when they totaled his dads 1958 Ferrari 250 Spyder in a desperate effort to roll back the miles by running the car in reverse. 120 mots de plus


The spirit of old Hong Kong lives on in these black-and-white images by master photographer Fan Ho

Fan Ho’s haunting black-and-white photos chronicling old Hong Kong show how much the city has changed since the 1950s. In some ways, however, many of the scenes remain familiar to Hong Kong people today. 413 mots de plus

Wearable Picasso inspired by lovers’ tiff up for sale

A ring crafted by Picasso to smooth over a lover’s spat is expected to fetch up to £500,000 at auction.

Containing a miniature cubist portrait of photographer, painter and poet, Dora Maar, the ring was presented to her by… 202 mots de plus

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'Costume jewelry' bought at flea market sells for more than $1 million at auction. It’s a white diamond

LONDON — Some people have all the luck.

Consider the person who dropped about 10 pounds (about $15) around 30 years ago on what was thought to be a piece of costume jewelry — it turned out to be a 26.27 carat white diamond. 97 mots de plus


The founder of the Discovery Channel is selling his enormous Colorado ranch for $149 million

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

John Hendricks, the founder of the Discovery Channel, is looking to part with his Colorado estate to the tune of $149 million. 459 mots de plus