British artist Killy Kilford wants to make New Yorkers happier with inspirational messages in unexpected places.
(BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.) — A mural stenciled on the side of a Hollywood gas station five years ago by the British street artist Banksy has fetched more than $200,000 at a Beverly Hills auction.
The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/1aFPMXw) the 9-by-8 foot “Flower Girl” artwork sold for $209,000 on Thursday at an auction that …
NEW YORK) — Edward Hopper’s “East Wind Over Weehawken” has sold for $40.5 million — an auction record for the artist.
The 1934 work depicts a streetscape of the New Jersey city across the Hudson River from New York.
It had been in the collection of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
An anonymous telephone
(NEW YORK) — A Norman Rockwell painting titled “Saying Grace” sold Wednesday at a New York City auction for $46 million, a record for the Saturday Evening Post illustrator, Sotheby’s said.
The painting had a pre-sale estimate of $15 million to $20 million. The $46 million price includes a premium. In 2006, the same auction house
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(LONDON) — A trove of artwork collected by poet T.S. Eliot’s widow has sold for more than 7 million pounds ($11.3 million) at auction.
Valerie Eliot, who died last November aged 86, bought the artworks with royalties from the hit Andrew Lloyd Webber musical “Cats,” which was based on her husband’s volume of light verse “Old Possum’s …
After decades of tussles with law enforcement, graffiti artists are the ones crying foul
Internationally famous New York City landmark, the 5Pointz building, will make way for luxury apartments
Ormond Gigli’s whimsical image captures the city’s history
(NEW YORK) — Records are meant to be broken, and they were with remarkable speed at Christie’s auction house on Tuesday night.
In just six minutes, bids shot up to $142.4 million for a Francis Bacon triptych, making it the most expensive work of art ever sold at auction. World auction records also were set for 10 artists.
The painting originally sold for $615,000
Is the NYPD cracking down on finding the man behind the street art, or is Banksy just pranking us all?
Buyers even nabbed the sign