June, 2010

Single Owner Collection of Asian Art for Auction at Bonhams in Edinburgh

Single Owner Collection of Asian Art for Auction at Bonhams in Edinburgh

A superb collection of Asian art, lovingly assembled over a decade by a single enthusiast while living and working in the Far East and South East Asia, is for sale at Bonhams Edinburgh on 7 July. Among the most fascinating pieces is a painting by the internationally celebrated Chinese artist Jiang Guo Fang who became […]

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Tom Hanks to Auction Off Toyota Prius to support Welcome Back Veterans (WBV) Initiative

Tom Hanks to Auction Off Toyota Prius to support Welcome Back Veterans (WBV) Initiative

Through the Entertainment Industry Foundation, Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks, donated his customized 2004 Prius to support Welcome Back Veterans (WBV) initiative. Welcome Back Veterans is an initiative created by Major League Baseball to assist OEF/OIF veterans and their families with deployment-related mental health concerns. The 2004 Prius has been converted to a plug-in Hybrid […]

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Ritchie Bros. St. Louis Grand Opening Auction Sets Records

Ritchie Bros. St. Louis Grand Opening Auction Sets Records

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, officially opened its new permanent St. Louis auction site (located in the village of Caseyville, IL) with a ribbon-cutting ceremony during a multi-million dollar unreserved public auction on Tuesday, June 29, 2010. Caseyville Mayor George Chance and St. Clair County Board Chairman Mark Kern helped Company officials, […]

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Bharti Kher Indian Elephant Sculpture Auctioned in London

Bharti Kher Indian Elephant Sculpture Auctioned in London

An elephant sculpture by leading Indian artist Bharti Kher has been sold for 993,250 pounds at a Sotheby’s auction in London, setting a new record for the work of art. The sculpture The Skin Speaks a Language not its Own established not only a record for the artist at auction but also a new record […]

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