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Art Market News and Analysis
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Auction News

Jaguar, Shelby Cobra Set Records for Any British and American Car at RM Sotheby’s

by Mark Beech • A Le Mans-winning Jaguar D-Type, once part of the Ecurie Ecosse race team, became the most expensive British automobile sold at auction with a final price of $21.78 million. In addition, the very first Shelby Cobra, a CSX 2000, went for $13.75 million, setting the American record.
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Visual Arts

Frédéric de Senarclens Launches New Online Art Marketplace

by Nicholas Forrest • Swiss art dealer Frédéric de Senarclens, founder and director of Art Plural Gallery in Singapore, has expanded his online presence with the launch of a new online art marketplace specializing in contemporary art, called ArtAndOnly.
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Auction News

Ashish Anand of DAG Modern Gives India a New Auction House

by Archana Khare-Ghose • New Delhi-based DAG Modern, the gallery at the forefront of research and business of modern Indian art, announced the launch of an eponymous auction house. The first DAG Modern auction was held in New Delhi on August 21. DAG hopes to conduct four to five auctions annually.
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Theatre & Dance

‘War Horse’ Puppets to Aid Charity in Bonhams Auction

by Mark Beech • The puppets that were central to the success of the West End hit play “War Horse” are now being pressed back into service at Bonhams – to help charity. The original puppets on offer on September 13 in London will come to the aid of the Handspring Trust non-profit group.
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Lifestyle

Ferrari Dino Prototype May Set Record at Artcurial’s Retromobile Sale

by Mark Beech • The prototype of the Ferrari Dino may set a record for the model when it is sold at Paris’ Artcurial in February of 2017. The auction house has not yet given an estimate, although dealers say that it is among the most desirable of Dinos and, therefore, could be particularly valuable, with a price exceeding the equivalent of $750,000.
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Auction News

Sotheby’s NY to Auction Roy and Marilyn Papp Collection of Traditional Chinese Paintings

by Claire Bouchara • Sotheby’s will auction off traditional Chinese paintings from the renowned Roy and Marilyn Papp Collection, described as “one of the finest private collections of Chinese paintings remaining in the United States.” The 122-lot sale will take place on September 14 in New York and is estimated to raise a total of $10–15 million.
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