What would you pay for a plastic skull covered in house paint? If the name Damien Hirst is on it, a minimum of £36,800, or about $58,000, appears to be the asking price. That’s how much the limited-edition skulls will be …
Diamonds are an auction house’s best friend – at least when they belonged to Elizabeth Taylor.
The world remembers Elizabeth Taylor by her beauty, eight tumultuous marriages and diamonds. Even after her death in March, the relics of her life, full of glamour and impassioned love affairs, live on to (literally) dazzle the fans.
Some immortalize themselves with a statue or a painting. Kanye has encrusted his image in diamonds and proudly displayed on his wrist. Would we expect anything less?
Newsfeed has just one question: Did the anonymous bidder that snapped up the diamond-choker wearing Barbie spend the money in the name of breast cancer research or to make all of his or her other Barbies back home realllllly jealous?
Barbie seems to be doing just fine after her split with boy toy Ken. (via Christie’s)