Fiona Bruce said the owner has 'bagged themselves the bargain of the century'
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Thursday 29 November 2012
El Bulli was the greatest restaurant in the world until it closed in 2011. Now its owner, Ferran Adrià, is finally getting rid of the venue’s leftover plonk. So, how much for a sip? Samuel Muston finds out
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Christie’s is locked in a legal battle in the world’s largest auction market claiming an Asia rival is cashing in on its prestige by using a suspiciously similar sounding name.
Friday 26 October 2012
Is the Square Mile game over, kaput, finished? That is the question raised in the very good series of articles entitled "The City in Crisis" running all this week in the business section of i. To answer the question, start first by examining what is required to be a world-class financial centre. Do we still have the necessary qualities? One of the most important qualities is that the locals have some sort of aptitude for trading.
Monday 22 October 2012
The National Geographic Society is selling parts of its massive archive of world exploration, offering 240 pieces spanning from the late 1800s to the present at an auction expected to bring in about $3m (£1.9m).
Sunday 14 October 2012
A Gerhard Richter painting owned by Eric Clapton sold on Friday night for £21.3m - more than 30 times what he paid for it in 2001.
Friday 12 October 2012
Christie's raised £41.2m from its combined London sales of post-war, contemporary and Italian art last night, towards the lower end of pre-sale estimates and down on the equivalent auctions of 2011.
Wednesday 10 October 2012
A man accused of criminal damage after a Mark Rothko painting was defaced at London's Tate Modern gallery is to deny the charge, a court heard today.
Wednesday 29 August 2012
A 1909 oil painting by Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky is poised to sell for as much as $30 million (£18.9 million) when it hits the auction block at Christie's this autumn, the auction house said today.
Wednesday 18 July 2012
The record sale of a Mark Rothko painting helped drive auctioneer Christie's to its most successful first half year, as investors continued to flock to art as a good place to put their cash.
Wednesday 18 July 2012
The record sale of a Mark Rothko painting helped drive auctioneer Christie's to its most successful first half, as investors continued to flock to art as a good place to put their cash.
Wednesday 04 July 2012
The sale of one of John Constable's finest works, an idyllic depiction of rural Suffolk, has provoked a bitter dispute in one of Europe's most flamboyant aristocratic families.
Friday 22 June 2012
She's a walking fashionplate, a couture-clad collector. So why is Daphne Guinness selling her clothes?
Tuesday 12 June 2012
Masterpieces by the likes of Constable, Renoir and Bacon, together valued at more than £200 million, were assembled today for a free temporary exhibition.
Thursday 10 May 2012
An unemployed US man was browsing at his local thrift store for items he could restore and resell when he spotted a Picasso poster. He handed over $14.14 for what he saw as a nice commercial print.
Thursday 03 May 2012
A version of Edvard Munch's classic masterpiece The Scream has fetched a record-breaking $119.9 million (£74 million), making it the most expensive work of art to be sold at auction.
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