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You don't have to be a millionaire-but they still cost a pretty penny.
As far as contemporary artists go, Jeff Koons is one of the most important figures today. Not to mention, one of, if not the most profitable. Case in point: Last May, his sculpture "Rabbit" fetched $91.1 million at Christie's, setting the auction record for the ...
 
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Bong makers used to be arrested for their work. Now, some of the most intense bongs you've ever seen are going up for public auction for the first time ever.
Tommy Chong, the hairier half of pot-blazing duo Cheech and Chong, was greeted by the feds one morning in 2003, guns drawn as they stormed his house. He was soon charged with selling bongs and marijuana pipes, which had been distributed online through ...
 
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The 109-lot auction is expected to fetch a tidy sum, given the stunning items on the block.
An estimated 3,500 Filipino children are diagnosed with cancer every year, according to a 2014 study in online journal Cancer Control. Of these cases, only 30 percent of the children survive in the long-term. Some of these children will be the beneficiaries ...
 
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The events and feelings that inspired these paintings are quite interesting.
Artistic inspiration is, for the most part, a fickle thing. Between fixation on a muse and random bursts of creativity, there’s no real way to predict when or how inspiration will strike.The randomness of it all has led to quite the number ...
 
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In his new book, Michael Shnayerson chronicles the art market's big personalities—and even bigger checks.
After one of his paintings went for $90 million in November 2018, David Hockney enjoyed the distinction of being the most expensive living artist in the world—for a grand total of six months. This May, Jeff Koons unseated him when his sculpture, Rabbit, sold for ...
 
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The Spanish painter’s descendants, who are now based in Budapest, located his resting place in Manila through a Facebook post.
When Mark Zuckerberg and his co-founders established Facebook, their primary goal was to solve a communication gap in 2004. “You know, I was just trying to help connect people at colleges and a few schools,” he said in an interview with CNBC last ...
 
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Some worthwhile activities to check out with family and friends this month.
May will see an eclectic mix of arts and culture events in Metro Manila, as well as a special event for those who happen to find themselves in Milan this time of year. International Museum Day also happens on the 18th, so ...
 
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Rare pieces of religious artwork from the 16th century to the late 19th century are showcased at the new museum.
Rare pieces of religious artwork from the 16th century to the late 19th century comprise Museo de Intramuros’ exhibits, which are replaced with a different batch of pieces every three months.The Museo, which opened to the public today, May 2, was built ...
 
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Last year, an unsigned BenCab sold for just P50,000.
As much as art fairs are immensely enjoyable celebrations of art, there’s always a sense of concern building up in the back of collectors’ minds. Art, after all, can cost significant amounts of money, and one can never be too careful about ...
 
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The cultures of Colombia and the Philippines are so intrinsically intertwined because of our shared history of colonization by Spain.
As the grandchild of one of the most important living artists of our time, Felipe Botero is always eager to share funny stories about master Fernando Botero, as well as delve into the more technical aspects of his work.Speaking before a packed ...
 
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The diary entries of C.C. Coo after attending the VVIP reception.
Very, very few occasions compel the Truly Rich Lady to break her self-imposed exile, slip her rickety bones into something uncomfortable, and bless the world with her dragon presence.Among these are the funeral of a Truly Rich Ancestor (to ascertain the flow ...
 
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The former talk show host is backing an art auction to support Miss Porter's, a private girls' school.
Oprah Winfrey, whose niece went to Miss Porter's School, and arts patron Agnes Gund, who's an alumni of Miss Porter's herself, have teamed up to curate and chair an art auction benefitting the school.Titled "By Women, For Tomorrow's Women," the auction catalogue consists mainly of ...
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