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This Supposedly Modern Art Sold for Almost $50,000,000

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The above painting recently sold in a Christie's auction in New York City for $46,437,500. What a bargain.

The “neo-expressionism” artwork was created by Cy Twombly in 2005 and was referred to as “the largest example from Cy Twombly’s legendary Bacchus series.”

The painting seemed to overshadow a painting by Leonardo de Vinci, “Christ as Salvator Mundi” which was hammered at more than $450 million dollars

Tom Petty Lake House has been Put Up for Sale

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It's sad when rock stars pass away. Malcolm Young, co-founder of AC/DC died this morning. Music fans were sorry to hear about the passing of noted rock musician Tom Petty last month. Now his assets are coming up for sale.

It never occurred to Tom Petty that gathering a group of friends to play music wouldn’t make them big stars. After meeting Elvis at the age of 10 and later watching the Beatles, he knew he was meant to be a musician and approached it with laser focus. In the late 60s at age 17, Tom put his theory into practice gathering several buddies, took guitar lessons, added a few more instruments to the mix and was soon on his way to stardom.

Tom’s first band, the Epics, started out in his hometown Gainesville, Florida playing between odd jobs to keep them financially afloat until they hit the big time, which he knew in his heart was just a matter of time. The Epics evolved into Mudcrutch, a popular band at the University of Florida area bars, but failed to get outside attent…

Heeeeere's Johnny Carson's Malibu Beach Home for Sale

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Johnny Carson's Malibu Beach Home
Unequaled late-night talk show host Johnny Carson was a standout among entertainers, to which his 30-year longevity on air is testament. Though three preceded him in the genre: Arthur Godfrey, Steve Allen and Jack Parr, it was Carson who became - and still is - the icon of late-night talk shows. He sent Americans to bed each night with a smile on their face and was instrumental in boosting the careers of many entertainers we still enjoy today including Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen DeGeneres, Roseanne Barr, David Letterman and Jay Leno. An invitation to appear on Carson’s “The Tonight Show” was the #1 goal of most up-and-coming artists who knew that if they made it there, they could look forward to a successful career.

Though his television success, where his quick wit and cool sophisticated comedy, appeared to define the man, off stage Johnny was a totally different person. He described himself as a loner who liked his life that way. He attended few social…

Now You Can Buy an Aston Martin $4 Million Limited Edition Submarine

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28 September 2017, Monaco: Aston Martin is proud to announce a creative collaboration with Triton Submarines LLC, the acclaimed manufacturer of state–of-the-art submersibles. Codenamed Project Neptune, the venture enables Aston Martin to further enhance and grow the brand into new aspects of the luxury world, with all the performance, beauty and elegance one has come to expect from the British marque. Triton has unparalleled expertise in the design, manufacture and operation of submersibles for researchers, explorers and superyacht owners. Founded in Florida by L. Bruce Jones and Patrick Lahey, the team at Triton are committed to producing the safest and best performing, deep-diving submersibles in the world. Project Neptune marries Triton’s diving and operational expertise with Aston Martin’s design, materials, and craftsmanship. Overseen by Aston Martin Consulting, the partnership has shaped a unique concept that will lead to an exclusive, strictly-limited edition vehicle. Project N…

World's Second Largest Diamond Sells for $53 Million

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Wouldn't this look great on an engagement ring?

The Lesedi La Rona 1,109-carat uncut diamond sold for $53 million. It was sold by Lucara Diamond, a Canadian mining company to Graff Diamonds, a jewelry company in Great Britain. 

Last year, there was an attempted sale of the diamond through a Sotheby's auction with a $70 million reserve price that wasn't achieved. 

To give you an idea about the size of the diamond, it is as big as a tennis ball.




Jackie Kennedy's Home is the Highest Priced House in Washington DC Area

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Jackie Kennedy's Childhood Home
This is your chance to buy the former home of one of the most famous First Ladies. It is also the most expensive in the DC area, currently owned by Steve Case, a co-founder of AOL. 
Even though she was the First Lady for less than three years, Jackie Bouvier Kennedy is one of the most famous president’s wives in U.S. history. After spending her early years in the New York area where her father, John “Black Jack” Bouvier, was a stockbroker, Jackie’s mother, Janet, divorced John in 1940 and two years later married Standard Oil heir Hugh Auchincloss. The marriage precipitated a move to his home in McLean, Virginia when Jackie was 13. The divorce had been hard on Jackie and it seemed to make her withdraw into herself. After moving to McLean, she found solace in the home’s location with its panoramic views over the Potomac River and the lushly landscaped seven acres she enjoyed exploring.

The Merrywood estate and the wholesome family environment were a fa…

Bob Dylan's Historic Harlem Townhouse Is For Sale

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Bob Dylan's Harlem Townhouse
When Bob Dylan moved from Minnesota to New York City in 1960, he was just a few months from the start of a fast rise to stardom. The city became his creative and inspirational playground where he could collaborate, learn from and work with some of the most innovative musicians of the time. Inspired by people such as Woody Guthrie, Hank Williams, Little Richard, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott and his coffee house musician buddies in Greenwich Village, Dylan explored all the genres of American song including country, folk, gospel, rock and roll and even jazz. But it was in songwriting where he made his mark, culminating with the Pulitzer Prize in 2008 and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2016 for his lyrics. His long career has spanned politics, social change, philosophy and literature and continue to entertain his fans attending his Never Ending Tour that has been running since the 1980s.
Dylan has sold over 100 million records and won multiples in the music awa…