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On one day during Banksy’s “New York residency” in October, the artist set up a street vendor stand selling “spray art” canvases for $60 a pop. Two of these canvases have sold at Bonhams, clocking in at $214,000. A woman from New Zealand who purchased Kids on Guns (2013) and Winnie the Pooh (2013) –and was later mailed a certificate of […]

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When he’s not busy being a solo musician and the frontman of a little band called Radiohead, Thom Yorke seems to be interested in making paintings as well. The painting, set to be sold at an upcoming auction at Bonhams, was created sometime in 2005 in collaboration with artist Stanley Donwood, an artist widely known for his […]

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Unless you’re excited by lots of olde tyme bottles, June 15 Fine Glass Crap auction at Bonhams is zzzzz. They do have this unusually fancy, monogrammed glass in a gilded, red-leather carrying case. Its origins “circumstantially” yet “strongly suggest” it was Napoleon’s. It will run you $3K-$5K. Perfect for sipping very old shipwrecked champagne — […]

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The much hyped Bonhams Urban Art Sale went over well, selling 39 out of 50 lots and $coring predictably big with a $121k Banksy, zzz. Eine’s piece cashed in on twice its high estimate at a little over $10K, which might have had something to do with him being an Obama’s White House street artist. […]

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Upcoming Bonhams Jan 11 “Urban Art” sale is a bounty of artifacts, from a 1983 Futura piece created live on the Clash’s “Combat Rock” tour to a 2010 RESO varnished resin sculpture of a tag. You can buy Zeus’s Streetopoly and play it for all you want. There’s also a Banksy that is getting a […]

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Someone who is way into children’s fiction and has money to burn, bought a first edition, slightly misprinted, Harry Potter book for over $10,000 at a recent Bonhams auction. […]

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On Wednesday, Bonham’s is auctioning off a collection of post-war and contemporary pieces of art and design at Vision 21 in London. Art sales are still pretty abysmal, so it’s a chance to blow a little less money on Damien Hirst’s music merch and Supreme skateboards, an Eminem oil painting, work by Murakami, as well […]

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While contemporary art sales are dipping, the market for dinosaurs bones might be holding steady. Bonhams recently held its ‘Natural History‘ auction and two dinosaur offerings both fetched more than their estimated prices according to the New York Times. A fierce looking Tyrannosaurid skull (pictured) sold for $206,000 while a more peaceful and popular Triceratops […]

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“Rather than focusing on the details of Moss’s now extremely ‘familiar’ face, Emin has decided to expose a more personal side of the model using a line that simply traces the curve of the leg, the suggestion of an arm, and the cursory but delicate outlining of her face,” reads the description for this polymer […]

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