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A blue diamond on display at Christie's in New York is expected to sell for over $25-million in Geneva. (Credit: CBS 2)

Rare Blue Diamond On Display At Christie’s Will Be Put Up For Sale In Geneva

You may have heard of yellow diamonds, or even pink diamonds, but you may not have heard of blue diamonds.

04/12/2014

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

Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Estate Suggests Some Works Up For Auction May Be Fakes

An auction of 40 items by the late New York City artist Jean-Michel Basquiat made headlines this week, but now his estate has sued claiming that some of the works may be fakes.

03/04/2014

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 Sacrifice of Polyxena by Charles Le Brun (credit: Christie's)

Met. Gets 17th Century ‘Sacrifice of Polyxena’ At Paris Auction

The museum confirmed it purchased “The Sacrifice of Polyxena” at Christie’s in Paris on Monday. The auction house said the 17th century work sold for $1.9 million, setting an auction record price for artist Charles Le Brun.

04/19/2013

Francis Crick

Christie’s To Auction Off Crick’s Famous Letter About DNA

Christie’s in New York will soon be auctioning off scientist Dr. Francis Crick’s letter to his 12-year-old son, saying he and a colleague had discovered something ”very beautiful” in the structure of DNA.

03/23/2013

Warhol Exhibit

Auction For Andy Warhol Foundation Fetches $17 Million

The first in a series of live and online auctions to raise funds for the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has taken in over $17 million.

11/12/2012

Claude Monet's Water Lillies (credit: Christie's)

Monet’s ‘Water Lillies’ To Be Auctioned Off Next Month; Proceeds Will Benefit Hackley School

An auctioneer with Christie’s predicts the famous painting could go for $30 million to $50 million.

10/10/2012

A picture taken on May 19, 2011, shows the Eiffel Tower and the Grand Palais glass roof in Paris. (Photo credit: JACQUES DEMARTHON/AFP/Getty Images)

Section Of Eiffel Tower Staircase Going To Be Auctioned At Christie’s

A 14-foot high spiral staircase section from the Eiffel Tower is being put up for auction by Christie’s on June 16. It’s estimated to bring $80,000 to $120,000.

06/01/2011

Jeff Koons' 'Pink Panther' Sculpture. (credit: Flickr/RasMarley)

‘Pink Panther’ Sculpture Expected To Fetch $20 Million Or More At Sotheby’s Auction

Artist Jeff Koons’ sculpture of the cartoon character hugging a topless blond woman is headed for auction at Sotheby’s.

03/11/2011

This picture provided by Christie's shows a Feb. 1993 Stephen Wayda photograph of Pamela Anderson and Dan Ackroyd.  It is one of 125 items of original art from the Playboy Enterprises archive up for sale at a Dec. 8 auction at Christie's in New York dubbed "The Year of the Rabbit." Nearly all the items in the sale have appeared in Playboy magazine, a cultural icon that helped liberate American sexual mores.(AP Photo/CHRISTIE'S IMAGES LTD., Stephen Wayda)

From Dali To Marilyn Monroe: Playboy Auctions Art

A Dali watercolor of a reclining nude that hung in Hugh Hefner’s bedroom is among 125 artworks being auctioned by the magazine known for baring all for nearly 60 years.

11/08/2010