Francis Bacon's 1976 triptych auctioned for $86.3 million

Francis Bacon’s 1976 triptych was recently sold for $86.3 million, making it the most expensive work of contemporary art ever sold at an auction. This work of art made possible net sales of $362 million, as against its pre-sale estimate of $356 million. Also, in this sale, 18 artist records were set for names ranging from Yves Klein and Piero …

Victoria Scott-RichardsFrancis Bacon's 1976 triptych auctioned for $86.3 million

Damien Hirst-painted piano auctioned for $450,000

At the 30th anniversary of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) celebrated in Los Angeles, a Damien Hirst-painted piano – played on by Lady Gaga at the event – was sold off for $450,000. The stars who attended this event included Williams and Japanese superflat master Takashi Murakami.

Victoria Scott-RichardsDamien Hirst-painted piano auctioned for $450,000

We introduce you to the ultra premium ‘Gold Elk’

If drinking shots is an art, so is presenting. The designer vodka bottles have added to the whole experience for vodka lovers. And, unless you are a vodka connoisseur, a designer bottle is a big appealing factor to decide a purchase. We have recently told you about Medea vodka programmable bottles and the Grey Goose 150th anniversary edition, Gold Elk …

Victoria Scott-RichardsWe introduce you to the ultra premium ‘Gold Elk’

Vajoliroja luxury cruise yacht: Depp’s dream come true

Designed by Los Angeles designer L M Pagano and built by Proteksan Turquoise in Turkia in 2001, the Vajoliroja luxury cruise yacht is legendary actor, Johnny Depp’s dream come true with the actor himself having redecorated the interior in the “pirate chic” style. According to Depp, the name Vajoliroja ((pronounced along the lines of “The Jolly Roger”) has been formed …

Victoria Scott-RichardsVajoliroja luxury cruise yacht: Depp’s dream come true

A calm Buddha white Jade statue sells for $2,322,500

A rare 18-19th century Qing Dynasty figure of Buddha was sold for $2,322,500 at the South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art auction on March 23 by Christie’s. Symbolizing a historic memorabilia testament to the rise of Buddhism during the Qing Dynasty era, the large white Jade figure of Buddha was earlier estimated to sell for $150,000-200,000. Unlike the laughing Buddha statues …

Victoria Scott-RichardsA calm Buddha white Jade statue sells for $2,322,500