Hubert Looser built up two companies, sold shares to the public, made his fortune, then got bored of business and switched to art.
Great music at the Governors Ball, the country’s top pitmasters and Dennis Hopper photos are among Muse weekend highlights.
The value of the world’s most expensive items sold at auction more than doubled in 2010 as the top end of the market bounced back from the financial crisis.
There are signs of renewed confidence in the art market, to judge from the girth of the latest round of auction catalogs.
A Pablo Picasso painting of his mistress last night sold for 25.2 million pounds ($40.5 million) as highly valued artworks attracted selective bidding.
Marc Restellini, founder and director of the Pinacotheque de Paris, is notorious for his unorthodox views and controversial shows.
Nicolas Berggruen can’t sit still.
U.S. billionaire Wilbur Ross paid $11.3 million for a Rene Magritte painting in London last night as collectors battled for Impressionist and modern art.
You’ll be transported back to the 1990s when Weezer’s power chords ricochet around Roseland Ballroom tonight.
The Brazilian-born billionaire Lily Safra is selling a collection of jewels at an auction in Switzerland that’s set to raise more than $20 million for charity.
"Portrait de Jean Genet."
- Alberto Giacometti on Aug 09, 2010