Tag: Collectors and Collections

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For Lisa Eisner, ‘Money Never, Ever Motivates Me’

Advertisement LOS ANGELES — Lisa Eisner is trying to get us killed. We are in her Lexus wagon,...

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Mary Boone Settles Suit with Alec Baldwin Over Painting

Advertisement The long-running art world dispute between Alec Baldwin and the art dealer Mary Boone has been settled,...

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A Leonardo and a Ferrari Set the Contemporary Art Sales on a New Track

And when fees are added, it should also exceed the colossal $110.5 million spent by the Japanese collector...

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Ancient Egypt Gives a New Twist to Turin’s Contemporary Art Week

“The problem these days is that wherever the exhibition is, whether it’s Beirut or Beijing, you see the...

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Why Christie’s Put a Rare Leonardo da Vinci in a Contemporary Auction

“This is an old master painting,” he said. “But because it’s extraordinarily highly valued, they inserted it into...

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Show Us Your Wall: At 90, Still Raising the Bar for Himself — and the Other Guys

The painting “Golden Image,” I never did anything like it. It was a sunset in Maine. I usually...

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Yves Bouvier Sells His Geneva-based Art Storage Company

His fiercest adversary has been Dmitry E. Rybolovlev, a Russian billionaire art collector, for whom Mr. Bouvier helped...

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Critic’s Notebook: A Dutch Treasure Trove Returns to New Amsterdam

ROBERT SIMON FINE ART Photo “Portrait of a Gentleman in a Gray Hat and Cloak,” by Domenico Puligo....

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Paul Newman Rolex Sells at Auction for Record $17.8 Million

In August, The New York Times described the excitement surrounding the sale of the Rolex, which had for...

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Show Us Your Wall: For the Chef Daniel Humm, Less Is More. On His Wall, Too.

So for the new Eleven Madison Park, he hung an Ackermann chalkboard painting — “an incredible platform for...