From Buddy Holly to the Beatles, Heinz-Günther Hartig from Oldenburg has been collecting records for fifty years. He now has more than 30,000 of them. He's especially fond of good old rock 'n' roll.
Art collector Peggy Guggenheim, known for supporting the careers of some of modern art's biggest names — Picasso, Miro, Pollock — made her home in Venice after the war. A look at her Venetian debut, 70 years on.
A painting by Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani has become the most valuable work ever sold at Sotheby's. Sales have spiked in recent months as private buyers and new galleries enhance their collections.
A Leica camera from 1923 has fetched a record price at auction in Vienna. The prototype 0-Series piece was snapped up for the princely sum of €2.4 million – six times the opening price.
A New York art auction has fetched $110 million for a giant canvas by the late artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. The sale of the 1982 "Untitled" painting sets a new record price for American artists at auction.
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