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Morton: Sold for 90,000 pesos: this is the first piece of crypto art auctioned in Mexico

The Morton auction house, the most important in Mexico, has decided to launch into a world that was, initially, exclusively for nerds and speculators: the world of crypto-art. That is, the growing art market that moves on digital platforms called blockchain, where cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin or ether first emerged. In those blockchain platforms, such […]

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A painting of Basquiat in New York, his second most expensive work, auctioned for 93 million dollars | Culture

A woman looks at ‘In This Case, by Jean-Michel Basquiat, during a preview of the Christie’s New York auction.TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP A monumental painting of the Haitian American Jean-Michel Basquiat, In This Case, reached 93.1 million dollars (76.6 million euros) on Tuesday at a Christie’s auction held in New York, almost doubling the […]

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‘Head Of A Bear’: One of the eight drawings by Leonardo da Vinci that still remain in private hands is auctioned | Culture

It measures seven centimeters high and another seven wide. And it is made with the technique known as silverpoint (silver point) first used by medieval scribes on manuscripts. Is named Head Of A Bear and it is one of eight drawings by Leonardo da Vinci that are still privately owned. On July 8, the London […]

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Ansorena auctioned for 12,000 euros an ‘alonso cano’ of the Pérez de Castro poorly attributed Culture

The eccehomo attributed to Caravaggio, which was about to be auctioned in Madrid for a starting price of 1,500 euros, was not the only treasure of Baroque painting that Ansorena’s auction hid: a San Francisco de Asis by the Spanish artist Alonso Cano (Granada, 1601-1667) was, as EL PAÍS has learned, finally awarded for 12,000 […]

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Culture declares “inexportable” a painting that was going to be auctioned in Madrid on suspecting that it may be by Caravaggio Culture

‘Ecce homo’ removed from the Casa Ansorena auction in Madrid.THE COUNTRY The Casa Ansorena in Madrid had planned to auction a lot with a Behold the man titled The crowning with thorns attributed to the circle of José Ribera, dated in the seventeenth century. The starting price of the painting was going to be 1,500 […]

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A work of crypto art created by a robot is auctioned for 580,000 euros | Culture

The robot Sophia at the Hanson Robotics studio in Hong Kong in March 2021.Vincent Yu / AP Robots don’t dream of electric sheep yet, but now they produce art that sells for hundreds of thousands of euros. A piece made by Sophia, a humanoid created in 2016 by Hong Kong-based Hanson Robotics, has been auctioned […]

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A hidden ‘van gogh’ auctioned for a century | Culture

Will the van gogh? It all depends on who is behind the offer, at the moment anonymous, of 13,091,250 million euros that brought down the hammer this Thursday at the Sotheby’s auction house. It was the sale in Paris of one of the most curious works of Vincent van Gogh, Street scene in Montmartre (Escena […]

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A copy of the stolen ‘Galileo’ was auctioned at Sotheby’s in 2005

The original astronomical treatise A starry Messenger by Galileo Galilei (printed in Venice in 1610), which was stolen from the National Library (BNE), was presumably used by thieves to create two forgeries of this valuable work that were sold in other countries, according to an internal report of the institution to which EL PAÍS has […]

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