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CNBC's Robert Frank offers highlights of this evening's auction which includes a giant balloon swan estimated to sell up to $25 million and Andy Warhol's "Late Four-Foot Flowers." And Andrew Fabricant, Richard Gray Gallery provides perspective on this year's auction season.
A Modigliani nude painting was sold to an unnamed Chinese buyer at Christie's on Monday for $170.4 million.
A new photography exhibit in the Smithsonian highlights beauty in an unusual place: the airport control tower.
An acoustic guitar which once belonged to John Lennon, has sold for a record $2.41 million this weekend, beating estimates.
Seattle's EMP Museum celebrates the iconic Japanese character in its latest exhibition.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on a record $377 Sotheby's art auction that successfully sold 90 percent of its works.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the sales of the Alfred Taubman's collection last night at Sotheby's as the $2 billion art season kicks off.
New research suggests that while Spotify is reducing music sales, the streaming service is a revenue-neutral platform for the recorded music industry.
One of Italy's greatest splendors is gracing its beauty once again, after it was kept hidden under scaffolding for several months.
Those languages include Pennsylvania Dutch, Ukrainian, Turkish, Romanian and many others, NBC News reports.
Two decades after it started selling publications online, Amazon is switching up its game and opening up its first physical bookstore.
Billionaire Alfred Taubman went to prison in 2001 as part of a price fixing scandal, and died in April. His family and Sotheby's are selling his art collection of over 500 pieces, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
The U.S. tradition of Halloween, that sees children dressing up and eating sweets, is rapidly becoming a popular night across the globe.
With the release of "Spectre", the 24th entry in the "James Bond" franchise, CNBC examines the lifestyle of the suave super-spy.
Sting fans now have another way to feed their obsession — buying a piece of his art.
We want to serve the middle market, says Paddle8 co-founders Osman Khan and Aditya Julka, explaining their strategy to change the way art auctions take place.
Art buyers are being more discerning, but they're still bidding big bucks for the best pieces, Sotheby's CEO Tad Smith says.
Meet BroadwayHD; an on-demand internet streaming platform which hopes to bridge the gap between onstage Broadway performances and digital devices.
REI is choosing to shut all of its locations on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
High end auctioneers are turning to online platforms to expand customer base and drum up business.