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  1. design edit
    Blobby NFT Chairs, Reinvented Shaker Design, and Other Things I Liked This WeekPlus, a book on the Tokyo Olympic Stadium’s architect, Kengo Kuma.
  2. space of the week
    A Trip (or Two) to the Past at Christie’sExperts weigh in on two 18th and 19th century furniture and decorative arts collections, which will soon be at auction.
  3. behind the scenes
    See the Extravagant Rockefeller Knickknacks That Are About to Go on AuctionPreview the poodles and Roman busts from Peggy and David Rockefeller’s townhouse and various country estates, available at Christie’s starting May 8.
  4. auctions
    An Artwork Made by Artificial Intelligence Just Sold for $400,000The painting fetched 40 times its estimate. Why?
  5. rich people problems
    Accused Predator Is Reportedly Furious at Christie’s for Damaging His PicassoThis isn’t the first damaged Picasso painting that the former Casino mogul has mourned.
  6. gallery
    The Stories Behind Audrey Hepburn’s Most Treasured PossessionsChristie’s told us the stories behind her favorite pen, purse, and ballet slippers.
  7. $$$$
    Leonardo da Vinci Painting Sold at Auction for Record-Breaking $450.3 MillionMarketed as “The Last da Vinci,” Salvator Mundi was the last known painting by the master in a private collection.
  8. Jerry Saltz: Christie’s Says This Painting Is by Leonardo. I Really Doubt It.One look at this painting tells me it’s a sham.
  9. good deals
    This Is the World’s Most Expensive Bag Sold at AuctionHint: It’s Hermès.
  10. gallery
    Zadig & Voltaire Is Making a Political Statement at Christie’sFeaturing contemporary art by Maurizio Cattelan, Picasso, and Sterling Ruby.
  11. Where Are the Millennials in This Spring’s Art Auctions?Few artists born in the 1980s are on the block.
  12. best bet
    A Paris-Themed Motorcycle Jacket That You Can Buy for a Good CauseThis Dries Van Noten number will be available in “The Black Leather Jacket” charity auction from Barneys and Christie’s.
  13. free the nipple
    $170M Painted Nipples Too Hot for Bloomberg TVBloomberg TV blurred the nipples out of Modigliani’s Nu Couché.
  14. bow down
    Act Quickly: Queen Kate Moss’s Crown Is Up for GrabsShe wore the Stephen Jones creation on her first-ever photo shoot in 1989.
  15. Kenny Schachter’s New York Auctions DiaryThick in the air amid the good, bad, and really, really awful lies the unstoppable, implacable, genetically coded urge to create and collect.
  16. art
    ‘One of the Greatest Moments in Auction History’The record-breaking shopping spree included a $179 million Picasso and a $140 million Giacometti.
  17. Good-bye Forever to Picasso’s Women of AlgiersI set eyes on the beautiful reward by Picasso known as The Women of Algiers, an epic master class on the ways of painting, which will be sold tonight to a private collector for $140 million.
  18. MoMA’s Monet Fire SaleThe institution’s latest off-putting move is auctioning a Claude Monet from its collection.
  19. snapshots
    See Warhol Polaroids of Fashion Luminaries From the ’70s and ’80sIncluding Grace Jones, André Leon Talley, DVF, and many more.
  20. art
    Saltz: Wade Guyton May Be Trying to Torpedo His Own SalesJust as Christie’s auctions his work, he’s undermining it.
  21. look book
    The Look Book: Amy Cappellazzo, Art Adviser“When it comes to auctions, I am more about the foreplay than the climax.”
  22. Booze News
    Eighteenth-Century Rum Made by Slaves Breaks Records at Christie’s AuctionThe bottles alone would sell for thousands on eBay.
  23. Suzy Menkes Will Auction Off Her WardrobeIncluded in the mix: a Chanel bag emblazoned with her name.
  24. weddings!
    Elizabeth Taylor’s First Wedding Dress to Be AuctionedOne of eight!
  25. fashion goddesses
    Lady Gaga and Daphne Guinness’s AuctionOne might have been an Alexander McQueen dress for £85,250.
  26. fashion goddesses
    Daphne Guinness’s Size-37 McQueen Shoes Could Soon Be YoursHer Christie’s auction catalogue is now available for your drooling pleasure.
  27. r.i.p. elizabeth taylor
    Elizabeth Taylor’s Jewelry Auction Broke World RecordsHer jewelry fetched $115,932,000 at Christie’s last night.
  28. r.i.p. elizabeth taylor
    Some of Elizabeth Taylor’s Jewelry Will Be Auctioned OnlineIt’s the first time that Christie’s is doing exclusive online bidding for a private collection sale.
  29. white men with money
    What Do Leonardo DiCaprio and Steve Cohen Have in Common?An auction at Christie’s.
  30. ask an art critic
    Ask an Art Critic: Jerry Saltz on MoMA’s Women, Auction Madness, and George W. Bush’s Official PortraitBush looks out at us undisturbed and pleased.
  31. symbolism
    ‘Wall Street’ for SaleA symbol of American history goes on the block, for a relatively low price.
  32. auctions
    The Sad Spectacle of the Blockbuster Art AuctionOn Tuesday, another first-class work will likely disappear into the hands of a private collector who may never lend it again.
  33. art
    Picasso Sells at Auction for World-Record Price’Nu’ sells for $106.5 million.
  34. design hunting
    Design Hunting: Spectacular Modern Art and Interiors at Christie’s, Perfect Bathroom Views at Trump Soho, and MoreBrowse through design editor Wendy Goodman’s weekly notepad.
  35. Mediavore
    Jets Player Writes Food Column; Kids Reject Jamie Oliver’s LunchPlus: a wine dispute at Christie’s, a barbecue legend dies, and more in our daily news roundup.
  36. vintage
    Gucci and Christie’s Will Assess Your Vintage FindsEver wonder what they’re worth?
  37. loose threads
    Yves Saint Laurent Art Auction, Part Two; Eva Mendes Billboard VandalizedAlso, Marisa Tomei stars in Scott Sternberg’s Boy by Band of Outsiders fall look book.
  38. exhibitionists
    i-D and Gucci Team Up for ‘Soul i-D’ Exhibit at Christie’sThe exhibit showcases photos, advice, anecdotes, and more from designers, photographers, musicians, and artists.
  39. Mediavore
    Big Bucks for Burgundy; Sriracha Is EverywherePlus: Poland Spring doesn’t like New York’s bottle deposit, and Wendy’s goes after Starbucks, all in our morning news roundup.
  40. eff the recession
    The Christie’s Jewelry Sale Kicks Off WednesdayThe auction house is having a jewelry sale. Come ogle the many, many diamonds with us.
  41. gossipmonger
    Really, Nobody on Mustique Will Miss the NoelsNot the first one, the second one … the whole gaggle! Plus, Caroline Kennedy sassed the press even when she was 6. In the gossip roundup.
  42. comeuppances
    Will the Crappy Art Market Have Its Revenge on Richard Fuld?Christie’s is selling ‘master drawings from a private collection’ that turns out to be Lehman Brothers CEO Richard Fuld’s.
  43. loose threads
    Victoria Beckham Lands Indian ‘Vogue’ Bridal-Issue CoverAlso PPR CEO François-Henri Pinault doesn’t feel comfortable partying, and Naomi isn’t pregnant.
  44. up for auction
    Yves Saint Laurent’s Art Collection Could Fetch $440 MillionThe collection, including a first-century Roman Minotaur sculpture, will be showcased in New York in November.
  45. up for auction
    Gisele Auctions Jewelry StashSome of the stones were reportedly given to her by Leonardo DiCaprio.
  46. the cutrone minute
    Kelly Cutrone’s Vlog: A Day That Never EndsKelly Cutrone films a day in her life during Fashion Week. We’re tired just watching!
  47. news reel
    At Christie’s, Bidders Compete to Own James Brown’s ‘Sex Machine’ BeltPaul Shaffer and a hundred other bidders overpay for the hardest-working memorabilia in the memorabilia business.
  48. loose threads
    Christie’s to Auction YSL’s Art; Bilson Stars in DKNY Jeans AdsYves Saint Laurent’s art collection is valued at $600 million, Donatella Versace doesn’t understand flats, and Miranda Kerr might be single.
  49. run through
    A Bidding Frenzy for Vintage YSL Pieces?Tomorrow Christie’s is auctioning off some vintage couture, including a few choice pieces that might be worth more than average.
  50. Trans-Fat Express
    Trans Fats Out of City Restaurants by July 1First they came for the Crisco…
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