Rare Van Gogh Painting Sold at Auction

Rare Van Gogh Painting Sold at Auction

Most of the over 2,100 pieces of art left behind by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh are in public hands, which is wonderful. Anyone can go to a museum and see most of his works – the largest collection of them are in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, which holds...
Nepalese Stele Finds Its Way Home After 40 Years

Nepalese Stele Finds Its Way Home After 40 Years

At some point in the 1980s, looters swiped a stone sculpture of a Hindu diety from a small shrine in Nepal. After several years on the black market, it appeared at auction at Sotheby’s. Despite a complete lack of provenance, the art auction house sold it to a...
Monet Painting Sells for Record-Breaking $110.7M

Monet Painting Sells for Record-Breaking $110.7M

The most expensive Impressionist artwork ever sold at an auction was purchased at Sotheby’s in New York this past Tuesday. It was a painting from Monet’s “Haystacks” series. An anonymous bidder acquired it for $110.7 million. “One of the most recognizable images...
Animated Art: Hot Ticket Items for Collectors

Animated Art: Hot Ticket Items for Collectors

All your favorite childhood movies are making a comeback in an unexpected way. Art collectors are now paying exorbitant prices for the original drawings, storyboards, and backgrounds from classic animated movies. Their most sought after item? “Cels,” which are...
Collecting Trends in Old Apple Products

Collecting Trends in Old Apple Products

Since Steve Jobs, Apple’s founder, passed away in 2011, vintage Macintosh products are seeing a resurgence in popularity. This is great news for those of you who decided to keep your old Mac products, as they’re fetching a pretty penny on many websites. Old computers...
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