Auction

Basquiat Work Pulled

Christie’s Pulls One Basquiat Work From Auction After Authenticity Challenge

After a lawsuit by the estate of late New York City artist Jean-Michel Basquiat suggested some of the works may be fakes, Christie’s auction house has removed one piece for review.

03/05/2014

Basquiat Artwork

Famed Artwork By 1980s NYC Legend Jean-Michel Basquiat Goes Up For Auction

A collection of artwork by one of New York City’s most famed graffiti artists was about to be auctioned off Monday.

03/03/2014

The fork Mayor de Blasio used to eat pizza is memorialized at Goodfellas Pizzeria on Staten Island. The fork is up for auction to benefit the Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Fork It Over For Charity: De Blasio’s Pizza Fork Up For Auction

It was at Goodfellas Pizzeria on Staten Island last month when the new mayor went to work on three slices of pizza with a knife and fork.

02/06/2014

Bruce Springsteen "Born To Run" manuscript has been auctioned off for $197,000 at Sotheby's in New York. (credit: Sotheby's)

Handwritten Springsteen ‘Born To Run’ Manuscript Sells For $197,000 At Auction

The 1974 manuscript penned by The Boss sold for $197,000 at Sotheby’s. The pre-sale estimate was $70,000 to $100,000.

12/05/2013

A copy of the the "Bay Psalm Book" sold for $14.2 million at Sotheby's auction on Nov. 26, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Centuries-Old Book Of Psalms Sells For Record $14 Million

A tiny book of psalms sold for a gargantuan price Tuesday evening.

11/26/2013

"The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre," published in 1940, could set a record when it goes up for auction. (credit: Sotheby's)

Book Of Psalms Printed In 1640 Could Net $30 Million At Auction

“The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre,” believed to be the first book ever printed in what is now the United States, could set a record when it goes up for auction.

11/26/2013

Letters from John Cardinal O'Connor to former Mayor Ed Koch up for auction. (credit: Doyle New York)

Letters Former Mayor Ed Koch Received From Dignitaries Sold At Auction

Last week, the auction house sold furniture and artwork from Koch’s home in Greenwich Village. The items auctioned off netted a total of $51,755, surpassing the pre-sale estimate of $20,115-30,690, Doyle New York said.

11/25/2013

Items once owned by late Mayor Ed Koch. (credit: Doyle New York via CBS 2)

Former Mayor Ed Koch’s Furniture, Art Up For Auction

A set of dining room chairs designed by Frank Lloyd Wright sold Monday for more than $11,000 at an auction of furniture and other possessions of the late New York Mayor Ed Koch.

11/18/2013

French Impressionist painter Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841 - 1919) at his home Les Collettes at Cagnes, near Nice.   (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Report: Nearly $1.3-Million In Renoir Paintings And Personal Items Sold At Auction

Nearly $1.3 million worth of art and personal items belonging to the French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir have sold at a New York City auction.

09/19/2013

(credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football Draft Day: Snake Or Auction Format?

The auction draft format has begun to emerge as a commonplace format, replacing the snake draft in ever-increasing numbers. Which is the best format for you, and your league?

08/23/2013

Unclaimed laptops part of MTA auction (MTA)

One Man’s Trash: MTA Auctions Off Lost, Surplus Items Online

As the idiom goes, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.”

06/05/2013

Peter Madoff House

Peter Madoff’s Old Westbury Mansion, Contents Up For Sale

The home that belonged to Bernie Madoff’s brother, Peter, is on the market after being seized by the U.S. Marshals Service.

06/04/2013

"Trois femmes a la table rouge" by Fernand Leger, a painting owned by US singer Madonna, is on display during a preview of Sotheby's Impressionist and Modern Art sales in New York on May 3, 2013. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Madonna’s French Painting Sells At NYC Auction For $7.2 Million

Proceeds of the sale will benefit the Ray of Light Foundation, which supports girls’ education in Afghanistan, Pakistan and other countries.

05/08/2013

Mickey Mantle (credit: CBS 2)

1960 Mickey Mantle Contract To Be Auctioned Off To Help Sandy Victims

Danny Mantle, the son of late Yankees legend Mickey Mantle, is putting his father’s 1960 contract on the auction block to benefit victims of Superstorm Sandy.

04/29/2013

Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Catrall, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis arrive for a 'Sex And The City' premiere.  (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

3 Pairs Of ‘Sex And The City’ Shoes To Be Auctioned To Benefit Arts School

Sarah Jessica Parker is auctioning three pairs of shoes from her Carrie Bradshaw days to raise money for the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and the Performing Arts.

04/10/2013

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