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The Bonhams' Barber Museum Auction held last weekend saw some remarkable motorcycles cross the auction block, some with great celebrity and movie provenance. The results were puzzling, and raise some interesting questions about celebrity provenance, whether it always applies, and whether it wears off... Continue Reading Bonhams' Barber Museum Auction: 13 amazing motorcycles, two helmets an
after the gavel fell on the painting, an anonymous attendee hit a radio-controlled device that dropped the piece through a concealed shredder. The post banksy reveals how he created £1million artwork to shred itself after auction appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The anonymous street artist known as Banksy just pulled off one of the greatest pranks ever seen in the art world: one of his paintings was sold for nearly $1.4 million at a Sotheby’s auction in London last night, and immediately after being sold, the painting self-destructed.The 2006 spray-painted canvas painting titled “Girl With a Balloon” had a final price of £1,042,000 ($1,367,47
Secret 7" has invited 10 artists to decorate one-off turntables for the Planar 1/1 exhibition and online auction, with the proceeds going to mental health charity Mind. Read more
With low profiles, origami-like angles, and razor-sharp contours, the wedge-shaped supercars of the 1970s were the epitome of outrageous automotive style. Whilst the likes of the Lamborghini Countach, the Lotus Esprit, and the BMW M1 were the on-road embodiment of this ethos, the Maserati Boomerang concept car that preceded them took this style to the limit. Now, more than 40 years after i
A cybernetic pioneer in the form of a fully functional "Byte Shop"-style Apple I computer is going on the block at RR Auction. One of the most significant early personal computers of the 1970s, the restored original Apple I board with its components and accessories is estimated to fetch US$300,000 when it becomes the subject of a live-bid auction on September 25... Continue Reading Rare Ap
A new world record for a car at auction was set this evening when a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO sold for $48,405,000, breaking the existing record of $38.115 million set in 2014 for a 1962/1963 Ferrari 250 GTO. Automotive auction records have been toppling over the last 72 hours during Monterey Car Week, with a 1935 Duesenberg SSJ selling for $22 millionand becoming the most valuable American car
own a car/boat hybrid with the dobbertin hydrocar - fitted with a 762 hp engine - which is now up for auction without reserve. The post $1 million USD-built amphibious dobbertin hydrocar up for auction appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
snow planes are traditionally popular in colder climates, but this model fuses a convertible sports car with a four-cylinder continental airplane engine. The post an original 1958 ice speedster has resurfaced for auction appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
now you can have a chance to own this sporty little blue BMW at the center of surtees' racing career. The post racing legend john surtees’ BMW 507 roadster is up for auction appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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