Urban Black art pioneer Gerard Sekoto’s works on auction

Several works by the acclaimed South #African artist #GerardSekoto are up for sale. Sekoto is widely recognized as a pioneer of #Black South African art, known for his ability to capture the humanity and realism of everyday scenes. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP … Read more Urban Black art pioneer Gerard Sekoto’s works on auction

Rembrandt and Banksy fetch millions at auction

A Rembrandt self-portrait sold for $18.7million on Tuesday in Sotheby’s first face-to face sale since the coronavirus. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters Follow Reuters … Read more Rembrandt and Banksy fetch millions at auction

Banksy’s ‘Mediterranean Sea View’ Triptych Sells at Auction for $2.3 Million

The auction house Sotheby’s held an online sale on Tuesday featuring artwork spanning five centuries of art history, from Rembrandt to Pablo Picasso and Joan Miró to Banksy. After months of disruption due to the coronavirus outbreak, the sale of 70 artworks – from the 17th century up to the present day – was live-streamed … Read more Banksy’s ‘Mediterranean Sea View’ Triptych Sells at Auction for $2.3 Million

Sotheby’s to put 500 years of art history under hammer

Rembrandt, Picasso and Hockney are among 71 mostly priceless works set to go under the hammer at a one-off Sotheby’s auction that spans 500 years of art history. Earlier this month, Christie’s broke several records with its digital sales, netting 420.9 million dollars. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all … Read more Sotheby’s to put 500 years of art history under hammer

Prada Fall/Winter 2020 Women’s and Men’s Advertising Campaign – Tools Of Memory

The #PradaFW20 campaign is proposed not as inert imagery, but as an action – an online auction in collaboration with #Sothebys, staged in Fall 2020. Proceeds generated will be donated to benefit #UNESCO educational projects, expanding inclusion in education for vulnerable populations across the globe. The auction artifacts are drawn from the universes of the … Read more Prada Fall/Winter 2020 Women’s and Men’s Advertising Campaign – Tools Of Memory

Katharine Hepburn’s love letters

She was Hollywood star Katharine Hepburn and he was eccentric entrepreneur Howard Hughes. Many of her letters to him are going up for auction in Los Angeles for the first time on July 23. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy … Read more Katharine Hepburn’s love letters

How Vince McMahon’s XFL Went from Rising Sports League to Bankruptcy in Two Months

The Houston Roughnecks were undefeated and had the best record in the inaugural season of the XFL, a new professional football league, when Covid-19 forced every major U.S. sports league to suspend their seasons. Alpha Entertainment, founded by World Wrestling Entertainment mastermind Vince McMahon, lost tens of millions of dollars in revenue when it canceled … Read more How Vince McMahon’s XFL Went from Rising Sports League to Bankruptcy in Two Months

To sell or not to sell? | Nigeria protests Christie’s auction of looted sculptures

Nigeria claims two sculptures that have been auctioned off by Christie’s were ‘stolen during the 1960s civil war,’ so compensation should be paid. The auction house, in Paris, insists the sale was ‘legitimate.’ Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us … Read more To sell or not to sell? | Nigeria protests Christie’s auction of looted sculptures

Netherlands holds virtual auction of 5G network bandwidth

The Netherlands is carrying out a virtual auction of bandwidth for 5G networks – the first of its kind. There is hope the move by the Dutch government will raise at least $1bn. But the plan has been fiercely opposed by rights groups. Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen explains. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – … Read more Netherlands holds virtual auction of 5G network bandwidth

2020-06-29 22:41 EYE ON AFRICA

Nigeria saddened by the sale of ‘looted’ masterpieces in Paris. Auction house Christie’s refused to stop the sale of two sacred statues, saying that the works had been sold before. Also, Malawi’s new president’s inauguration on Sunday came after a hard fought victory. Lazarus Chakwera won a rerun of a presidential election which had originally … Read more 2020-06-29 22:41 EYE ON AFRICA

Lost Chinese porcelain vase set to fetch $11.6 million at auction

This delicate and intricate vase was made by a master craftsman for Emperor Qianlong. The precious item, also known as the Harry Garner Reticulated Vase, is expected to fetch up to 11.6 million U.S. dollars at an auction in Hong Kong on July 11. #HarryGarnerReticulatedVase Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on … Read more Lost Chinese porcelain vase set to fetch $11.6 million at auction

Kurt Cobain ‘MTV Unplugged’ guitar sells for sky-high $6 million

The guitar Kurt Cobain played on Nirvana’s 1993 “MTV Unplugged” performance sold for an eye-popping $6 million at auction. The 1959 Martin D-18E that Cobain played was sold to Australian Peter Freedman, owner of Røde Microphones, at the Music Icons event. The bids opened at $1 million for the sale that ended up breaking several … Read more Kurt Cobain ‘MTV Unplugged’ guitar sells for sky-high $6 million

Statues of Confederate Leaders, Slave Owners Taken Down Around the World

The rapidly unfolding movement to pull down Confederate monuments around the U.S. in the wake of George Floyd’s death has extended to statues of slave traders, imperialists, conquerors and explorers around the world, including Christopher Columbus, Cecil Rhodes and Belgium’s King Leopold II. Protests and, in some cases, acts of vandalism have taken place in … Read more Statues of Confederate Leaders, Slave Owners Taken Down Around the World

Opinion: Trump’s Bible Photo-Op Was a Raw Abuse of Presidential Powers

Donald Trump strolled from the White House to the steps of St. John’s Church last Monday to take the stage for the most emblematic performance in the most definitive week of his presidency. His eldest daughter fished a Bible from her purse and passed it to him. He weighed it, turning it around in his … Read more Opinion: Trump’s Bible Photo-Op Was a Raw Abuse of Presidential Powers

UK Racing Tips – Thursday 4th June 2020

UK racing returned this week, and there are two meetings taking place with ten races each in Britain, with a flat meeting on turf at Newmarket, and an all weather meeting taking place on the all weather surface up at Newcastle. Tips for all the days races are provided below. Notably handicapped horses for each … Read more UK Racing Tips – Thursday 4th June 2020