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  • Nike rolls out retro reissues of first eight Kobe Bryant shoes

    Nike rolls out retro reissues of first eight Kobe Bryant shoes
    In the run-up to next year's release of the newest Kobe Bryant signature basketball shoe, Nike is rolling out a limited reissue of the first eight models of Bryant's sneakers -- in chronological order at a rate of one pair per week. The first pair in...
  • Hard work paid off before sale of Nike Air Jordans from 'flu game'

    Hard work paid off before sale of Nike Air Jordans from 'flu game'
    Preston Truman, the former Utah Jazz ball boy who sold a pair of Michael Jordan-autographed Nike Air Jordan shoes from the 'flu game' for a record price, is ready for the spotlight to shine on someone else. Since news of the sale, which was conducted in...
  • Michael Jordan's 'flu game' Nike Air Jordan shoes sell for $104,000

    Michael Jordan's 'flu game' Nike Air Jordan shoes sell for $104,000
    Holy Nikes! A former Utah Jazz ball boy who was given Michael Jordan's shoes after the famous "flu game" in the 1997 NBA Finals has sold the pair for more than $104,000 in an online auction. Preston Truman reportedly asked Jordan for his Nike Air Jordan...
  • Getty's top paintings curator Scott Schaefer is retiring next month

    Getty's top paintings curator Scott Schaefer is retiring next month
    Scott Schaefer, who has played a key role in building the collections of Los Angeles’ two biggest art museums over the last 33 years, will retire next month from his job as the Getty Museum’s senior curator of paintings. Since joining the...
  • Stradivarius violin missing for 3 years sells for $2.3 million

    Stradivarius violin missing for 3 years sells for $2.3 million
    A Stradivarius violin that was stolen from a London rail station in 2010 and recovered in July has sold for £1.4 million ($2.3 million) at an auction this week. The instrument, which dates from 1696, had belonged to violinist Min Jin Kym. The auction...
  • Classic car heaven: A few gems from the annual Scottsdale auctions

    Classic car heaven: A few gems from the annual Scottsdale auctions
    January on the classic car calendar means collectors from around the world -- and their checkbooks -- head to Scottsdale, Ariz., for the car auctions the sun-drenched city hosts each year. Auction houses like Barrett-Jackson, Russo and Steele, Gooding...
  • Review: Hilarious, cutting satire from Jean Lowe at Rosamund Felsen

    Review: Hilarious, cutting satire from Jean Lowe at Rosamund Felsen
    Jean Lowe is not an illusionist in the conventional sense of the term. Her painted images and papier-mache sculptures don't typically fool the eye by closely resembling the things they represent. Her game has more to do with the machinations of the mind,...
  • Letters: Wine's for drinking, not collecting

    Re "How the other half invests," Business, Dec. 8 This article on wine collectors reaping windfalls repeats a typical theme of rising markets — making money faster — but it performs a disservice as well. As in the case of 1957 Chevrolets...
  • Annenberg Foundation was anonymous bidder for Native American artifacts

    Annenberg Foundation was anonymous bidder for Native American artifacts
    The Annenberg Foundation has revealed that it was an anonymous bidder that paid $530,000 for 24 Native American artifacts that were being sold at a controversial auction in Paris earlier this week. The Los Angeles-based charitable organization headed by...
  • Jane Lynch honored as hero at 'TrevorLive L.A.' gala

    Jane Lynch honored as hero at 'TrevorLive L.A.' gala
    The event: Hosted by Kathy Griffin and bursting with stars, “TrevorLive L.A.” raised funds for the Trevor Project, which provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning...
  • MOCA names Philippe Vergne as new director

    MOCA names Philippe Vergne as new director
    The Museum of Contemporary Art has named Philippe Vergne as its new director, choosing a longtime art world professional from the respected Dia Art Foundation in New York to lead the financially challenged but rebuilding institution. Vergne follows...