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Nasa halts auction of moon dust and cockroaches expected to sell for $400,000

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Nasa wants its moon dust and cockroaches back. The space agency has asked Boston-based RR Auction to halt the sale of moon dust collected during the 1969 Apolo 11 mission that had subsequently been fed to cockroaches...

Francis Bacon portrait of Lucian Freud expected to sell for over £35m at auction

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A Francis Bacon portrait of Lucian Freud not seen in public since it was first exhibited 57 years ago is to be auctioned with an estimated price of more than £35m. Sotheby’s on Wednesday announced what is believed to ...

Roman sculpture up for auction in US linked to disgraced dealer

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An archaeologist is calling for a US auction house to withdraw a monumental Roman sculpture from sale, claiming he has photographic evidence of its direct link to a dealer involved with illicit trade. Prof Christos Ts...

Picasso, Monet and Cézanne lead the way in $400m New York art auction

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Three paintings by titans of modern art have sold for a total of almost $166m (£134m) En subasta, confirming the buoyancy of the global market. In a sale of modern art at Sotheby’s in New York on Tuesday evening, a to...

Baseball signed by Zelenskiy sells at US auction for over $50,000

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A baseball signed by the Ukrainian president, Con las tropas de Vladimir Putin concentradas en la frontera con Ucrania, has sold at auction for more than $50,000, with a portion of the proceeds going to Ukrainians displaced by the Russian invasion. A Boston auctioneer, ...

Star Wars miniature and Tom Hanks’ Castaway volleyball up for auction in LA

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A rare miniature model of a Star Wars X-wing starfighter and Tom Hanks’s volleyball companion Wilson from Cast Away are to go under the hammer in a Los Angeles auction of Hollywood memorabilia. Bids will be invited fo...

Andy Warhol’s famed Marilyn Monroe portrait sells for record $195m at auction

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Andy Warhol’s famed 1964 silk-screen portrait of Marilyn Monroe has sold for $195m at auction, setting a new a record for a work by an American artist. Shot Sage Blue Marilyn is one in a series of portraits Warhol mad...

Subastan la colección de arte personal de Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Una subasta de obras de arte, incluyendo piezas de Pablo Picasso y Andy Warhol, y otros artículos personales propiedad de la difunta jueza de la corte suprema Ruth Bader Ginsburg se espera que recauden cientos de miles de dólares a continuación..

Going once, going twice … gold! Men’s 100m Olympic medal up for auction

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Harrison Dillard should never have won the 1948 olímpico 100 metres gold medal on a blazing July day at Wembley Stadium. He shouldn’t have been in the final. conspiraciones y acusaciones de traición mientras la policía pone fin al bloqueo, that gold medal is up for sale. He entered the...

Elite auction houses cancel Russian art sales in London

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The auction houses Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Bonhams have cancelled sales of Russian art in London in June, part of the art market’s response to western sanctions on Russia as punishment for its invasion of Ukraine. T ...

Russian-owned auction house faces boycott by art world figures

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A day after the horrific bombing of a Ukrainian maternity hospital, visitors to the Mayfair offices of the Russian-owned auction house Phillips could not help but wonder if an event preview seemed subdued. “It did fee...

Melania Trump’s auction of NFT, hat and painting fall short of $250,000 opening bid

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What do Melania Trump’s wide-brimmed white hat, a painting of her wearing the hat and an NFT of an animated version of the hat have in common? They were all put up for auction by the former first lady – and as of earl...

Note from Aldo Moro kidnappers sells for €26,000 at controversial auction

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A leaflet claiming responsibility for the 1978 kidnapping of the Italian statesman Aldo Moro by the ultra-left Red Brigades has been sold at auction, despite criticism the sale was in poor taste. Rome’s Bertolami auct...

James Bond books dedicated to Paul Gallico among star lots at library auction

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A first edition of Diamonds Are Forever, in which Ian Fleming thanks his friend and fellow author Paul Gallico for “spread[ing] his wings over my first-born [Casino Royale]", is set to be auctioned on Friday as Gallic...

From student law to Steinem: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s library up for auction

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The personal library of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the late US supreme court judge who became a liberal and feminist icon for championing women’s rights, is up for auction. Among more than 1,000 books from Ginsburg’s collec...

Scottish government in line for near-£700m payday after windfarm auction

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The Scottish government is in line for a windfall of almost £700m after the largest ever auction of the country’s seabed plots attracted bids from big oil and renewable energy companies hoping to build next generation...

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