Arts and collectibles auctions

FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, file photo, Madonna performs on stage during the Women's March rally, in Washington. Madonna has lost her battle to prevent an auction of her personal items, including a love letter from her ex-boyfriend, the late rapper Tupac Shakur, a pair of worn panties and a hairbrush containing her hair. In a decision revealed Monday, April 23, 2018, a judge dismissed the case on grounds the statute of limitations to recover the items had passed. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
April 24, 2018 - 9:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Pop star Madonna has lost her battle to prevent an auction of her personal items, including a love letter from her ex-boyfriend, the late rapper Tupac Shakur, a pair of worn panties and a hairbrush containing her hair. Last year, a judge ordered Gotta Have It! Collectibles to pull...
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First lady Melania Trump, left, and Brigitte Macron, wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, pause for a photograph together as they tour the National Gallery of Art, Tuesday April 24, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
April 24, 2018 - 5:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump and Brigitte Macron bid a brief adieu to the White House on Tuesday for a visit with the works of Paul Cezanne at the National Gallery of Art. The first ladies of the United States and France toured an exhibit of about 60 portraits by the French post-Impressionist...
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April 24, 2018 - 4:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — As part of its collection of Babe Ruth items, the Baseball Hall of Fame says it has the bat the slugger used to hit his then-record 60th home run in 1927. A private collector also claims to own the bat, and he's selling it at auction. PSA/DNA, one of the leading sports memorabilia...
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April 22, 2018 - 1:52 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A rare vintage poster for a 1955 Elvis Presley show in North Carolina has sold at auction for more than double the expected price. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports the poster for a show on May 19, 1955, in Raleigh sold this month for $42,500. Giles Moon of Texas-based...
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April 11, 2018 - 2:53 pm
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts museum that won a legal battle over its plan to sell dozens of works of art has announced that 13 of those pieces are being auctioned next month. The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield last week received permission from the state's highest court to sell 39...
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April 08, 2018 - 8:16 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — In a story April 7 about actor Russell Crowe's auction in Sydney, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the price of a 128-year-old violin was exceeded at the auction by only a single painting. The price was exceeded by two paintings from Crowe's collection. A...
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A painting by Andy Warhol called 'Double Elvis [Ferus Type]' (1963) is displayed at Christie's auction rooms in London, Thursday, April 5, 2018. The painting will be offered in the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction in New York on May 17, and carries a price tag in the region of 30 million US dollars (21,390,300 UK pounds). The portraits are on display at Christie's London showroom from Friday until April 10. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
April 06, 2018 - 5:15 am
LONDON (AP) — An Andy Warhol painting of Elvis Presley — the pop artist's only full-length portrait — is for sale with an estimated price tag of around $30 million. "Double Elvis (Ferus Type)" depicts the hip-swiveling musician holding a revolver, as he appeared in the 1960 movie Western "Flaming...
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This undated image provided by Julien's Auctions shows a naked statue of Donald Trump that is going up for auction that will take place May 2, 2018, in Jersey City, N.J. (Julien's Auctions via AP)
March 27, 2018 - 6:06 am
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A statue of a naked Donald Trump is going on the auction block. Julien's Auction says the sculpture is the last statue remaining that was not vandalized or destroyed when it was displayed along with others in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Cleveland in the weeks...
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March 25, 2018 - 5:52 am
LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of previously unseen photographs of The Beatles' first U.S. concerts have sold for 253,000 pounds ($358,000) at an auction in England. The photographer Mike Mitchell, who was 18 at the time, snapped the photos of the band's performances at the Washington Coliseum and the...
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Arkansas Little Rock forward Ronjanae DeGray dances with a school flag as she is called up to receive her all-tournament team trophy, after they defeated Texas State in the Sun Belt Conference NCAA college basketball championship game in New Orleans, Sunday, March 11, 2018. Arkansas Little Rock won 54-53. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
March 12, 2018 - 2:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The conference tournaments are finished and now the wait is almost over for the women's basketball NCAA Tournament. Little Rock earned the final automatic bid winning the Sun Belt Conference on Sunday night. Now 32 teams will wait to see if they earned an at-large bid to the...
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