A Rolex Daytona chronograph sold for a record $1.1 million at a Christie’s International auction in Geneva yesterday which raised $13.2 million, four times the presale estimate.
As summer winds down, there’s still time to think about changing your life and leaving the fast lane of finance for the slow pleasures of winemaking.
Film director Francis Ford Coppola and sculptor Antony Gormley are among the five winners of this year’s Praemium Imperiale, an arts prize that’s worth 15 million yen ($151,000) to each recipient, organizers said today.
Before “This Is Spinal Tap” and “Best in Show,” before the term “mockumentary” was even coined, there was “David Holzman’s Diary.”
Gordon Gekko, the corporate raider who annihilated rivals in Oliver Stone’s 1987 “Wall Street,” returns to the big screen at the Cannes Film Festival , which opens today.