A portrait of Jesus attributed to Leonardo da Vinci sold at Christie's last year for $450,000,000 including buyer's premium. How come prices can be so astronomically high? Dirk Boll talks about art and the art market with us.
A German court has fined a Cologne man for taking four sketches from the artist's recycling bin and trying to sell them at auction. Richter's works are among the most expensive in the world.
The football boots Paul Pogba wore during France's World Cup win in Russia last year have fetched €30,000 at auction. The money will go to disadvantaged students in poorer parts of France.
It was the highest price-per-carat that a pink diamond has ever fetched at auction. The stone once belonged to the Oppenheimer diamond family and is among the most chemically pure gems in the world.
The handwritten letter blew past auction estimates, selling for well over $2 million. The page-and-a-half letter details the legendary physicist's feelings about Judaism and God.
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