| Sep 28, 2013
| 10:57 AM
The event: Mariska Hargitay, who stars as Det. Olivia Benson on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and is founder of the Joyful Heart Foundation, hosted a fundraiser on Thursday for the nonprofit — which assists survivors of domestic violence and...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Christie's is officially joining the stampede of fine-art companies seeking big money in China. The venerated British auction house will hold its first art sale in mainland China on Thursday, signaling its intention to become a major player among the...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 9:09 AM
The big surprise in the recent auction of Bob Hope's furniture and artwork: an antique Japanese cabinet that sold for a whopping $168,000. Citing a confidentiality agreement, Julien's Auctions would say only that a foreign buyer purchased the piece,...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 10:22 AM
"Breaking Bad" may be almost over, but its props live on -- at an auction house, where anyone can buy them. So you could own an authentic "Breaking Bad" singed teddy bear, Los Pollos Hermanos bucket, or one of Walter White's books.
Note: Those who...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Yes, "Breaking Bad" is coming to an end on TV. But just because the story of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman is ending, it doesn't mean you can't stage your own fantasy continuations of the story at home. And what better way to create those fantasies...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
MEXICO CITY — Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is making an expanded push for more territory in the Caribbean Sea, appealing to international jurisprudence and rankling many of his neighbors.
Colombia was especially vocal, calling Nicaragua's...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Artsy on Wednesday launched an app for the iPhone and iPod that allows users to browse — and buy — art from leading institutions around the world.
The free Artsy App, designed for iOS 7, has pooled 50,000 hi-res images of artworks, including...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:18 PM
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...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It’s a scenario we’ve all encountered. One beautiful woman is chasing you in a helicopter, while another sits next to you in your brilliant white Lotus Esprit. The bullets are flying, the road is ending, and somehow you, James Bond, need to...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:06 PM
BOSTON — As the Boston Red Sox boarded their buses and headed to the airport, they had a sense this season could be something special. They had just swept the Tampa Bay Rays. The season was barely two weeks old, but a team that finished last...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:48 AM
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...