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Stop-motion animation studio Laika is auctioning off more than 250 works of puppetry, art, models and props from all three of its Academy Award nominated films Coraline, ParaNorman and The Boxtrolls at Heritage Auction locations in Dallas, New York and Beverly Hills. Starting February 3rd till the 5th, animation and art lovers can visit the […]

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After months of speculation, the Wu-Tang Clan has decided what to do with its album, Once Upon A Time In Shaolin, of which only one copy will be produced. The group is auctioning it via online art space Paddle8. Back in March, RZA floated the idea that the album would be sold to a single private […]

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In June, after busting the first iteration of darknet marketplace Silk Road, the U.S. Marshals Service auctioned off 30,000 bitcoins it seized from the site’s operator. On Monday, the USMS announced the sale of another 50,000 bitcoin. But potential investors should be wary, as last time these came to auction, the USMS accidentally released a […]

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Our friends at Art F City have launched their fall benefit auction on Paddle8 which will help them take their part time writers to full time. This is a great chance for fellow fans of Jayson Musson (and his alter-ego Hennessy Youngman) to grab his 36 x 20 inch Coogi sweater painting, the only one available on the market. […]

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Is a site-specific Damien Hirst wall painting still authentic if it’s removed, mounted on an aluminum backing board and framed? Hirst’s company Science Ltd says, nope. Jess Simpson is “not really into Damien Hirst” or Bombay Mix, Damien Hirst’s early site-specific work which was painted on a wall of homeowner Jamie Ritblat in 1988 as a birthday present. Then, the house was […]

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During the US Marshals’ silent auction for the $18 million bitcoins seized in the government raid of Silk Road, the US government proved they can completely screw up even the simplest of online tasks. They revealed the identities of 40 anonymous bidders by CC-ing instead of BCC-ing contacts in an email. The email in question wasn’t even that important […]

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Christie’s latest Jean-Michel Basquiat online auction has been stopped and officially “postponed” after two of the late artist’s sisters filed a $1 million lawsuit claiming that the collection of his ex-roommate/lover Alexis Adler could include fakes. We first interviewed Adler a year ago, in her now-remodeled former squat of an apartment that she shared with Basquiat in […]

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The now bankrupt New York City Opera will be auctioning off all of their remaining assets on December 12th in an online sale that’s currently being billed as a “Last Chance to Own a Piece of Opera History.” The organization gained permission to sell off each of these remaining assets earlier this week from a bankruptcy judge that […]

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A wristwatch believed to have been worn by neurosurgeon Dr. Kemp Clark at the time in which he signed John F. Kennedy’s death certificate on November 22nd 1963 is now slated to be auctioned off at Christie’s on December 17th, where it’s expected to bring up to $150,000. This 18-carat Patek Philippe timepiece was originally purchased by the physician’s mother for […]

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Ed Koch fans burning to own a piece of memorabilia once possessed by the late former mayor are in luck: Doyle New York will auction off some of the man’s possessions today, with another auction November 25. What’s for sale? Koch’s “favorite” chair and ottoman (expected to go for between $200 and $300–cheap!), a Frank […]

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