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Why has a version of Bob Dylan's 'Blowin' In The Wind' sold for €1.7m?
A newly recorded version of the Bob Dylan classic 'Blowin in the Wind' has sold for £1.5m (€1.7m) at a Christie's auction in London. But why did it go for so much?
57 years unseen: Francis Bacon portrait of Lucian Freud goes on sale
The long unseen portrait of artist Lucian Freud by his close friend Francis Bacon, estimated at more than £35 million (€41 million) is the central piece of a Sotheby's art sale on 29 June
The French city of Cannes has sold its landmarks as NFTs
The Croisette and the Palace des Festivals were both sold off to be integrated by buyers into the metaverse.
Shakespeare First Folio copy estimated to sell for $2.5m at Sotheby's
An original edition of William Shakespeare’s First Folio, often referred to as the most important book in English literature, will be auctioned next month in New York and estimated to sell for $2.5m
Extremely rare 1955 Mercedes sells for world record price at auction
It was bought for an eye-popping €135 million.
Michelangelo sketch fetches record-breaking sum at Paris auction
The A4 sized drawing by the Italian Renaissance artist fetched €23 million - surpassing previous records for his works.
1,800 items from Hollywood's biggest movies under the hammer
More than 1,800 items from Hollywood's biggest hits are expected to bring in more than $9m (€8.5m)
Warhol's Marilyn Monroe painting sold for record-breaking €185 million
Andy Warhol’s iconic Marilyn Monroe portrait sells for a record $195m (€185m), shattering the auction record for an American artist
Largest white diamond ever auctioned sells for €17.9 million
The Rock, the biggest white diamond ever auctioned, sold for a hammer price of 18.6 million Swiss francs (€17.9 million), far short of the record for such a jewel.
Mystery buyer revealed in tussle with Louvre over €24.4m still life
After the 18th-century 'Basket of Wild Strawberries' sold at auction in March, the Louvre swept in to get it declared a national treasure of France, barring its export for two and a half years.
Maradona's 'Hand of God' shirt sells for record €8.4m at auction
The Argentine footballer wore the famous shirt during the 1986 FIFA World Cup quarter-final against England.
Your next holiday could help Ukrainian refugees - here's how
Travel companies have donated holidays and the proceeds will go to the Disasters Emergency Committee.
Miniature book by Charlotte Bronte goes up for sale at $1.25 million
The book is being sold on behalf of an anonymous seller "who wishes to make certain of the work's future preservation."
The guitar which broke up Oasis goes up for auction in Paris
The destruction of the red Gibson guitar was a ‘cult moment’ in music history according to the auctioneer.
Michelangelo's first known nude goes on display in Paris
The sketch dates back to the end of the 15th century and was only recognised as a Michelangelo in 2019. It spent three years in situ as a designated national treasure of France
Aquatic depiction of Picasso's lover set to fetch $60m at auction
Femme nue couchée (Naked woman reclining), completed in 1932, reimagines Marie-Thérèse Walter – a proficient swimmer, where Picasso never learned to swim – as a graceful, multi-limbed sea creature.
Could Warhol's Marilyn Monroe break records for 20th century art?
Andy Warhol's iconic sage-blue background portrait of Marilyn Monroe is tipped to sell for a record-breaking $200 million at auction in the spring
Original NASA shots of moon landing go up for auction in Denmark
The 74 photos are from several Apollo missions carried out by NASA
Why is Michael Caine selling his personal items at a London auction?
Despite the pre-auction estimate for Sir Michael Caine’s gold Rolex being £12,000, the watch ended up selling for a whopping £125,250.
Picasso, Rothko and Warhol for sale after billionaire couple's divorce
Real estate mogul Harry Macklowe's divorce from wife Linda has resulted in a potentially record-breaking Sotheby's auction of world-class art.
Mexico calls on France to stop 'brazen' sale of pre-Hispanic artefacts
The President of Mexico Andrés Manuel López Obrador says French auction houses had gone beyond the pale with brazen sales of pre-Hispanic artefacts.
Cézanne drawing lost for decades rediscovered in auction
The artist's lost notebook that he shared with his sister features the work, which was recently identified by art historians as an original.
Botticelli's Jesus Christ portrait in record books after €40m sale
'Man of Sorrows' went on sale at Sotheby's New York on January 27, exceeding even the highest of expert deal estimates by millions of euros.
'Dripping with blood': Anger as Moro kidnapping letter sold at auction
Critics have questioned whether the sale of the note -- claiming responsibility for abducting Italy's former PM -- is in good taste.
Miniature Banksy model sells for over €1 million in UK auction
The small thatched model building was put up for sale by its British owners over fears it would one day be stolen.
John Lennon's son auctions The Beatles memorabilia as NFTs
The certified digital artworks going under the hammer in California next month include the NFT version of the handwritten notes for the song 'Hey Jude', with an estimated price tag of up to €62,000.