November 2014

$152 million for Warhol´s “Triple Elvis” & Four Marlons”

  Warhol  1963 silk-screen of a trio of overlapping, gun-toting images of Elvis Presley, “Triple Elvis ,” sold to an anonymous European telephone bidder for $82 million. Warhol appropriated the image of the singer and actor from a 1963 postcard for one of Mr. Presley’s westerns, “Flaming Star.” Warhol then silk-screened the image three times on a nearly 7-foot-tall canvas...

Billionaire Jerry Perenchio donate $500 million worth of art Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, René Magritte & Pablo Picasso

On Wednesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved $125 million in bonds to support the planned overhaul of the LACMA campus. One day later, the museum is announcing what is being called the largest gift of art in its almost 50-year history. The donor is Jerry Perenchio, the former owner of Univision, whose business group sold the Spanish-language TV network in 2007 for a reported...

Billionaire Steve A. Cohen pay $100 million for Alberto Giacometti’s Chariot

Billionaire  Steve A. Cohen pay $100 million for Alberto Giacometti's Chariot Alberto Giacometti's Chariot, which was conceived in 1950 and cast in 1951–2, sold for  $100 million to Steve A. Cohen. Photo: Courtesy Sotheby's. The expected star lot of Sotheby's auction Tuesday, November 4, 2014, Giacometti's Chariot, sold for just over $100 million ($100,965,000).Sotheby's called it "perhaps...

Billionaire Joseph Safra pay £700m for Gherkin building in London

  Billionaire Joseph Safra pay £700m for Gherkin building in London   Joseph Safra a  Syria-born Brazilian – worth an estimated $16bn (£10.7bn) He is the last survivor of three brothers. Edmond Safra was killed in an arson attack in his Monaco mansion in 1999. Ted Maher – a former Green Beret turned nurse – was convicted of the crime, although suspicions fell...

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