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‘Kingly Treasures’ auction raises P1.2M for ‘Yolanda’ victims

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Romulo Galicano’s “Sta.  Ana,” sold for P2.5million

Some P1.2 million was raised for the victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” during the “Kingly Treasures” auction of León Gallery last Dec. 7 at the Asian Institute of Management Conference Center. The relief assistance will be coursed through the volunteer group RockEd Philippines.

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

$1M Picasso yours for just $135

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Still stumped for a Christmas present? Then what about an exquisite $1 million Picasso for the living room, yours for just $135 at an online charity raffle.

Posted: December 4th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Auction to include Onglepho landscape, lotus paintings

On Decemeber 7, James Onglepho will have two oil paintings, one landscape and one lotus, join the auction of León Gallery, Makati City.

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Fashion world comes together for ‘Yolanda’ survivors


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RIBBON-CUTTING at Rupert Jacinto’s “Faaabvlous IV” exhibit headed by former President Fidel V. Ramos, sixth from left, with Advertising Foundation of the Philippines executive director Linda Gamboa, Tina Jacinto, cover lady Elaine Rojas Villar, Rupert Jacinto, BetsyWestendorp, National Artist Arturo Luz and The Peninsula Manila GMSonja Vodusek Vecchio

It’s a brand-new day! After the darkness wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” comes the sunshine of worldwide compassion and support for our people.

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Watch believed used to time JFK’s death for sale

This undated photo provided by Christie’s shows the wristwatch believed to have been worn by the neurosurgeon who signed John F. Kennedy’s death certificate. The 18-carat Patek Philippe timepiece is going on the auction block in New York City where it is estimated to bring up to $150,000 at Christie’s on Dec. 17, 2013. AP

A wristwatch that is believed to have been used to declare the time of President John F. Kennedy’s death is going on the auction block in New York City.

Posted: November 20th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fun, playful pieces in online art auction for Filipino children

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Almost a hundred fun and play-inspired furniture and art pieces are awaiting participants of UNICEF’s Auction for Action that started on Monday.

Posted: October 22nd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Titanic violin sells for over $1.6M at auction

A violin, believed to be the one played by Titanic bandmaster Wallace Hartley, is displayed at auction house Henry Aldridge and Son in Devizes, England, Friday Oct. 18, 2013. The auction house, which specializes in Titanic memorabilia, expects the violin to fetch more than 200,000 pounds (US$323,300) when it goes on sale on Saturday. AP

A violin believed to have been played on the Titanic before the doomed vessel sank was auctioned for more than 1 million pounds ($1.6 million) Saturday, a fantastic figure which one collector said may never be beaten.

Posted: October 20th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Versace’s tragic Miami mansion set for auction

Dated April 22, 2005 filed photo shows Ray, a homeless man living in the streets of South Miami Beach, Florida pulls a shopping cart full of coconuts past what used to be the house of famous late fashion designer Gianni Versace. The palatial Miami mansion where iconic fashion designer Gianni Versace was murdered goes under the hammer on September 17, 2013 with auctioneers hoping to clinch a sale for as much as $40 million. Bidding for the Mediterranean-styled estate on Miami Beach's prestigious Ocean Drive, just steps from the sea, is to start at $25 million, according to a Fisher Auction spokesman. Auction organisers have said the sale has attracted interest from overseas buyers, including potential bidders from Russia and South America. Casa Casuarina boasts 10 bedrooms and 11 baths, mosaic flooring and an array of frescoes and murals custom-made for Versace. AFP

The palatial Miami mansion where iconic fashion designer Gianni Versace was murdered goes under the hammer on Tuesday with auctioneers hoping to clinch a sale for as much as $40 million.

Posted: September 17th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

What to be wary about in an art auction

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“FISH Vendors,” by Anita Magsaysay-Ho

Art has always been a commodity. Andy Warhol in the 1960s and Damien Hirst in the ’80s had already underscored that. At no time is this commodification of art more emphasized than during auctions.

Posted: September 8th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Asian gourmet shells out $36,750 for dinner with chef Adria

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An Asian gourmet dished out $36,750 at a New York auction to have dinner for four with famed chef Ferran Adria.

Posted: April 28th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Leon Gallery holds successful auction

“MOHN Glücklich”

Leon Gallery (G/F, Corinthian Bldg., Legaspi Village, Makati City; tel. 8467416) recently held a successful auction, a liquidation of the artworks owned by Prudentialife Plans, Inc., initiated by the Philippine Insurance Commission. All 55 lots sold, almost all reaching the hammer price several times higher than their starting bid price.

Posted: February 18th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

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