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luxpresso - 01/23/2017 18:28:25

It’s Unbelievable How this Bear is Minting Euros

It’s Unbelievable How this Bear is Minting Euros Would you believe if we told you a 17-year-old bear named Juuso has been creating artworks using his body, especially his paws? And that’s not all; the sale of 15 of his works has raised about 8,000 euros (Rs. 6.21 lakhs)! Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 11/29/2016 12:58:24

JK Rowling’s Original Beedle the Bard Manuscript to be Auctioned

JK Rowling’s Original Beedle the Bard Manuscript to be Auctioned Just when Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is hitting new highs at box offices globally, a handwritten and illustrated copy of The Tales of Beedle the Bard, also by bestselling author of Harry Potter books, JK Rowling, is set to go under the hammer at an upcoming Sotheby’s auction in... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 11/09/2016 18:38:13

Here’s What Adorns the Walls of Elton John’s Atlanta Abode

Here’s What Adorns the Walls of Elton John’s Atlanta Abode London-based art gallery, Tate Modern is all set to exhibit a rare collection of vintage photographs from Elton John’s private collection on November 10th, 2016. The exhibition, titled ‘The Radical Eye’, features photographs and portraits dating back to the time between 1920 and 1950. They... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 11/09/2016 18:25:02

Sotheby’s to Auction a Rare Sky Blue Diamond

Sotheby’s to Auction a Rare Sky Blue Diamond The Sky Blue Diamond , that made headlines (thanks to its distinct colour and estimated price tag of $15 to 25 million, an approximated ₹100 to 166 crores), is up for auction via Sotheby’s this month. Weighing 8.01 carats, it has been graded Fancy Vivid Blue by the Gemological Institute of... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 10/21/2016 18:36:12

Coach Goes Vintage for its 75th Anniversary

Coach Goes Vintage for its 75th Anniversary American fashion brand Coach celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. And to celebrate this landmark, the label is hosting an auction of a few of its most iconic vintage bags like Kate Bosworth, Lena Dunham and Chloë Grace Moretz, that have been sourced from collectors and antique stores across... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 10/18/2016 16:28:12

The Collector: Robin Williams’s Penchant for Bikes

The Collector: Robin Williams’s Penchant for Bikes Apart from being an actor and comedian par excellence, Robin Williams was also an avid bicycle collector. His family has listed his exceptional bike collection for auction. The proceeds of this ongoing sale will be donated to two charities—the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF), and the... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 09/21/2016 06:00:00

Art Attack: Meet the World's Most Expensive Paintings

Art Attack: Meet the World's Most Expensive Paintings 2015 was a milestone year in the world of art with a number of record-breaking paintings being sold. Year 2016 seems to be following in the footsteps of the year that was; a recent example being the record-breaking sale of Akbar Padamsee’s Greek Landscape. It was recently auctioned for a... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 09/19/2016 12:00:00

This French-German Artist is Bringing the Mughals Back to India

This French-German Artist is Bringing the Mughals Back to India French-German artist Edouard Baribeaud is hosting his first-ever show in India. ‘The Nocturnal Vault’, inspired by the Mughal Era, is being held in Galerie Isa in Mumbai; showcasing a lineup of the artist’s colourful paintings depicting the early 1500s. In a brief tête-à-tête with... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 07/25/2016 11:56:14

Queen Elizabeth II’s Wardrobe to be Exhibited to Commemorate her 90th Birthday Year

Queen Elizabeth II’s Wardrobe to be Exhibited to Commemorate her 90th Birthday Year Continuing the celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday, the Royal Family of Britain is hosting a unique exhibition of the Queen’s exquisite wardrobe. A curation of 150 outfits, Her Highness’s wardrobe will be displayed across three royal residences, namely the Palace of Holyrood... Continue Reading »

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luxpresso - 07/01/2016 16:31:20

The World’s Largest Diamond that Did Not Sell

The World’s Largest Diamond that Did Not Sell It is not every day that you get to witness a diamond that is millions of years old; it also is not every day is such a magnificent piece of rock offered on sale. So when such an opportunity arises, it has to be seized at once. Well, at least that is what we at Luxpresso think. However, when an... Continue Reading »

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