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American Indian Art Auction Features Jar that Sells at $32,500

Nov 29, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Earlier this month Heritage Auctions held their American Indian Art Signature Auction, which featured a beautiful redware jar, adorned with turquoise stone and fish etchings, that sold for $32,500.00. Is this the world's most expensive cookie jar to ever sell at auction?... Read More

Latin American Art Auction in NYC Breaks Records and Nets $17.9 Million

Nov 28, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

A new world record for 28 Latin American artists was the net result of the recent Latin American Art Auction by Christie's last week in New York. The two-day sale raked in $17,966,450. Eight of the top 10 valued lots went to private collectors. 192 of the 292 lots offered sold. Sixty-eight percent of the pieces sold by lot; 82 percent by value.... Read More

Exclusive Interview | "Dancing with the Stars" Gilles Marini Gets "Down and Dirty"

Nov 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Slavica Monczka

I find it ironic that we are becoming more intimately familiar with actor Gilles Marini since his career-launching role as Samantha's hot, often nude, playboy neighbor in the 2008 "Sex and the City" movie. Surprisingly, my interview with Marini defined him as so much more than just the latest Adonis, here today, gone tomorrow, Hollywood heartthrob. Marini is a devoted and down to earth family man, and a grateful, hard working, talented actor, giving him what it takes to continue to expand his career.... Read More

Exclusive Exhibition Celebrates 40 Years of Porsche Design

Nov 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

When Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, famed designer of the iconic Porsche 911, passed away in April, the world lost a true genius. In 1972, nine years after the debut of the 911 luxury car, he founded the Porsche Design Studio in Stuttgart, which went on to create some of the most avant-garde products across all facets of the design world.... Read More

Christie's Breaks Records With $412 Million Post-War & Contemporary Art Auction

Nov 16, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Christie's, the worldwide leading auctioneer of high-end merchandise and sales, set another record at its recent Post-War and Contemporary Art event. The total sales of $412,253,100 establish a new high for Post-War and Contemporary Art. Eight new records in auction history stemmed from the sale as well.... Read More

Exclusive Interview with Afghan-American Documentary Filmmaker Ariana Delawari

Nov 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Ariana Delawari is a woman of many talents: musician, actress, photographer, and with her new documentary "We Came Home", she's now an inspiring filmmaker. The world may already know her name due to her psychedelic folk debut album, “Lion of Panjshir”, which garnered a lot of positive press for its combination of classical Afghan music and American rock & roll. Her new documentary "We Came Home" shows the making of the record (in Afghanistan and Los Angeles) and lends a completely new understanding to Delawari's music.... Read More

A Shot of Adrenaline by Photographer Greg Lotus | Exclusive

Nov 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Slavica Monczka

After two decades of glamorous photography, Greg Lotus’ bio reads much more like the sanctified black book everybody wants to get their hands on. Celebrities he has worked with include Channing Tatum, Lisa Marie Presley and Katy Perry, just to name a few. His editorial work is top tiered as well, both domestically and internationally with Vogue, Vanity Fair and W Magazine.... Read More

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