Arts and collectibles auctions

A painting by Andy Warhol called 'Double Elvis [Ferus Type]' (1963) is displayed at Christie's auction rooms in London, Thursday, April 5, 2018. The painting will be offered in the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction in New York on May 17, and carries a price tag in the region of 30 million US dollars (21,390,300 UK pounds). The portraits are on display at Christie's London showroom from Friday until April 10. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
April 06, 2018 - 5:15 am
LONDON (AP) — An Andy Warhol painting of Elvis Presley — the pop artist's only full-length portrait — is for sale with an estimated price tag of around $30 million. "Double Elvis (Ferus Type)" depicts the hip-swiveling musician holding a revolver, as he appeared in the 1960 movie Western "Flaming...
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This undated image provided by Julien's Auctions shows a naked statue of Donald Trump that is going up for auction that will take place May 2, 2018, in Jersey City, N.J. (Julien's Auctions via AP)
March 27, 2018 - 6:06 am
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A statue of a naked Donald Trump is going on the auction block. Julien's Auction says the sculpture is the last statue remaining that was not vandalized or destroyed when it was displayed along with others in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Cleveland in the weeks...
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March 25, 2018 - 5:52 am
LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of previously unseen photographs of The Beatles' first U.S. concerts have sold for 253,000 pounds ($358,000) at an auction in England. The photographer Mike Mitchell, who was 18 at the time, snapped the photos of the band's performances at the Washington Coliseum and the...
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Arkansas Little Rock forward Ronjanae DeGray dances with a school flag as she is called up to receive her all-tournament team trophy, after they defeated Texas State in the Sun Belt Conference NCAA college basketball championship game in New Orleans, Sunday, March 11, 2018. Arkansas Little Rock won 54-53. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
March 12, 2018 - 2:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The conference tournaments are finished and now the wait is almost over for the women's basketball NCAA Tournament. Little Rock earned the final automatic bid winning the Sun Belt Conference on Sunday night. Now 32 teams will wait to see if they earned an at-large bid to the...
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Christie's London auction house staff pose for photographs with Claude Monet's 'Nympheas en fleur', which will feature in the upcoming May 7-11 New York sale of the collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller, at their premises in London, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The Monet is estimated to fetch $50 million-$70 million (35.7 million to 50 million pounds, 40.5million to 56.7 million euro). The art collection amassed by billionaire David Rockefeller could raise more than $500 million for charity when it is auctioned this spring. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
February 20, 2018 - 10:09 am
LONDON (AP) — An art collection amassed by billionaire David Rockefeller could raise more than $500 million for charity when it is auctioned this spring. Auctioneer Christie's is selling hundreds of artworks including major paintings by Claude Monet, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso, from the...
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February 08, 2018 - 2:32 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A swatch of canvas recovered from the wreckage of the Hindenburg has sold for more than $36,000 at auction. Boston-based RR Auction says the piece of red cotton canvas was picked up at the disaster site by a teenager whose father was working the dock when the German airship exploded...
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February 05, 2018 - 9:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An auction house announced Monday that ruffled, sparkly outfits worn by Prince and one of his famous white "Cloud" guitars are among memorabilia up for auction May 18 in New York. The sale by Julien's Auctions kicks off a two-day round of "music icons" items up for bid. The auction...
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January 12, 2018 - 6:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) that previously sold for a record $110.5 million at auction will return to New York City in a new exhibition. The painting, "Untitled," will be on view at the Brooklyn Museum starting Jan. 26 through March 11. The...
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Akio Toyoda, Toyota Motor Corp. president, speaks during a press conference, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Montgomery, Ala., where the Japanese automakers Toyota and Mazda announced plans to build a huge $1.6 billion joint-venture plant in Huntsville, that will eventually employ about 4,000 people. Several states had competed for the coveted project, which will be able to turn out 300,000 vehicles per year and will produce the Toyota Corolla compact car for North America and a new small SUV from Mazda. (Albert Cesare/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
January 10, 2018 - 11:04 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama has entered the fast lane in its bid to become a major auto making hub in the South, landing a coveted $1.6 billion joint venture plant of Toyota and Mazda that is to eventually employ thousands. The new plant will be located in Huntsville, Alabama — already a hub...
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January 07, 2018 - 3:34 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A leather rocking chair from the Jungle Room at Elvis Presley's Graceland has sold at auction for $17,500. Graceland says in a news release the chair was among 271 items from third-party collectors offered at the auction held Saturday at The Guest House at Graceland in Memphis...
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