| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:11 AM
It measures only 8 centimeters, or about 3 inches, in diameter and couldn't even hold a cup of morning coffee. And yet it is worth $36 million.
Or at least someone was willing to pay that much. A 15th century porcelain cup from China sold at a Sotheby'...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Sam Schwartz, co-founder of the powerhouse film and TV composer agency Gorfaine/Schwartz, has been collecting art for 15 years. But judging by the veritable museum he and his wife Shanit call home, you'd think it was more like a lifetime.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:42 PM
A collection of jewelry once owned by the late Eydie Gorme that is headed to the auction block in New York City next month will be previewed locally -- for one day only -- this Sunday.
The March 30 preview at Sotheby’s Los Angeles marks the public...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Pink is taking another shot at selling a home she owns in Sherman Oaks, this time priced at $3.499 million.
The three-time Grammy winner, who sang "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" at the Oscars this year, listed the gated property at $4 million three...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 10:14 AM
The viola is often considered to be the neglected stepchild of the orchestra, stuck in between the more visible violins and cellos. Violists are sometimes referred to pejoratively as failed violinists.
But in June, a 300-year-old viola will take the...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 8:20 AM
After a two-year stay, Marilyn Monroe is saying farewell to Palm Springs.
"Forever Marilyn," the three-story-tall sculpture by artist Seward Johnson, will be dismantled this week so that the leggy tourist attraction can be shipped to its next location,...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Daniel Loeb, the lightening-rod hedge-fund manager, continued his assault on Sotheby's this week with a letter to the art auction house's shareholders asking them to vote for a new slate of board members that would include Loeb himself.
In the letter,...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:00 AM
After an international bidding war, a Westside mansion often described as a French palace has changed hands for $102 million, making it the most expensive residential sale ever recorded in Southern California.
As is often the case with high-end...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Actress Anjelica Huston has parted with the five-story contemporary live/work home in Venice that she shared with her late husband, sculptor Robert Graham, for $11.15 million.
The 13,796 square feet of loft-like space, some 200 feet from the sand,...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Blake Griffin is moving up and down the court in playoff action as the L.A. Clippers' power forward, but earlier in the season he was making another sort of move: buying a newly built home in Pacific Palisades for $9 million.
The Cape Cod-inspired...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:19 AM
A painting by Norman Rockwell that recently sold for more than $1 million has been reported missing in New York.
The New York Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in finding "Sport," a painting that depicts a man sitting in a boat,...