American media mogul David Geffen’s US$2.3 billion art collection tops a Wealth-X list of the ten most valuable art collections that features mostly US-based billionaire collectors, and some from France.
The hammer price, which excludes the buyer’s premium, was 1 million francs, compared with an initial estimate of 1.2 million francs to 1.8 million francs.
A range of state-of-the art RVs have hit the market with an eye-watering starting price tag of $1,374,451 - but they are a whole different breed to the campers snow-haired retirees favored in the 1970s.
With Ferrari finally launching their much awaited LaFerrari, competition in the supercar market has just tripled, with the likes of McLaren’s P1 and Porsche 918 already in class.
For months, Sotheby’s fought tooth and nail as the hedge fund mogul and longtime client Daniel S. Loeb waged a boardroom war against the auction house in an effort to win board seats and a change in strategy.
Today, his firm Collection 26 turns over £3m, and creates lavish parties for celebrities including rapper 50 Cent, the Abu Dhabi royal family, and Arsenal forward Theo Walcott.
The Sovereign Art Foundation have unveiled an exhibition of the 30 shortlisted finalists for the 10th edition of The Sovereign Asian Art Prize, sponsored by the leading Swiss private banking group Bank Julius Baer.
A collection of vintage vehicles ranging from open top double-decker buses to a 1913 fire engine, and a 1935 London Taxi to a 1914 Rolls-Royce set to sell for half-a-million pounds alone, will go under the auctioneer’s hammer in the summer.