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  • Wang Jianlin buys (and overpays for) Picasso painting at $28.2 million

    Wang Jianlin buys (and overpays for) Picasso painting at $28.2 million
    Wang Jianlin, the president of the Dalian Wanda Group and currently the richest man in China, flexed his muscles on the international art market Tuesday by purchasing a Picasso painting for $28.2 million. The price Wang paid was much higher than what...
  • Violin belonging to Titanic band leader to be auctioned

    Violin belonging to Titanic band leader to be auctioned
    LONDON – It’s probably a myth that he played the hymn “Nearer, My God, to Thee” as the great ship sank, but the battered, seawater-damaged violin believed to have belonged to the bandleader on the Titanic is to go on auction this...
  • Charlie Trotter dies at 54; put Chicago on foodies' radar

    Charlie Trotter dies at 54; put Chicago on foodies' radar
    Renowned Chicago chef Charlie Trotter, an inspirational and notoriously mercurial figure whose eponymous restaurant became an international destination and who pioneered a bold, distinctly American form of haute cuisine, has died. He was 54. Rescue...
  • Julia Roberts, Cindy Crawford party for Malibu Boys & Girls Club

    Julia Roberts, Cindy Crawford party for Malibu Boys & Girls Club
    The event: “An Indian Summer Evening With Jakob Dylan and the Wallflowers,” benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Malibu Teen Center. The setting: Guests partied al fresco Saturday at the Malibu estate of “The Bachelor” creator...
  • Titanic violin auction price of $1.44 million sinks previous records

    Titanic violin auction price of $1.44 million sinks previous records
    LONDON -- The violin believed to have belonged to the bandleader on the Titanic fetched nearly $1.45 million at auction Saturday, becoming far and away the most expensive piece of memorabilia associated with the ocean liner ever to be sold. The...
  • Cleveland Museum of Art director abruptly resigns

    Cleveland Museum of Art director abruptly resigns
    The director of the Cleveland Museum of Art has abruptly resigned his position just months before the completion of the institution's eight-year, $350-million renovation project. David Franklin, who joined the museum three years ago, said in a statement...
  • Fake Banksy website is auction house ad

    Fake Banksy website is auction house ad
    Banksy has been stirring up a rapid-fire news cycle the past two days – even more so than usual. First, there were the (untrue) reports that his month-long New York show, “Better Out Than In,” would be coming to Los Angeles soon...
  • Valentino, Versace Disney princess dresses part of charity auction

    Valentino, Versace Disney princess dresses part of charity auction
    Disney princess-inspired gowns by Versace, Valentino, Missoni and Oscar de la Renta are now up for bid online in a Christie's benefit auction. Online bidding for the 10 "princess dresses," which started Oct. 18, is in advance of a live auction scheduled...
  • Kim Kardashian, Kanye West among celebs honoring Franca Sozzani

    Kim Kardashian, Kanye West among celebs honoring Franca Sozzani
    The event: The Dream for Future Africa Foundation Gala, honoring Vogue Italia editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani on Thursday. Co-hosted by model Amber Valletta, super chef Wolfgang Puck and Gelila Assefa Puck, the evening came complete with performances by...
  • Venice Arts celebrates 20 years of photography education

     
    Venice Arts began 20 years ago with 10 kids and a darkroom in a donated basement with a mission to create a vibrant arts center for low-income youth in the Venice community. That workshop seeded Venice Arts’ award-winning Art Mentoring & Education...
  • Krysten Ritter, Camilla Belle celebrate Van Cleef & Arpels exhibit

    Krysten Ritter, Camilla Belle celebrate Van Cleef & Arpels exhibit
    Krysten Ritter parties with Van Cleef & Arpels, Christina Ricci gets married in Givenchy and more fashion news: Krysten Ritter, Camilla Belle, Eva Amurri and AnnaLynne McCord were among the notables who gathered Saturday night for the gala grand opening...