World’s Most Expensive Female Artist

South African born artist Marlene Dumas set a new record this month for the most expensive living female artist, when her painting The Visitor, fetched £3.1 million ($6.2million) at a Sotheby’s auction. Dumas’s painting was sold at the Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale held in London on the 1st of July. The £3,177,250 million bid for the painting surpasses Dumas’ …

Most expensive table

In late 18th century Philadelphia, Tufft was one of the city’s most prosperous cabinetmakers. While his shop was not as large or prolific as that of his contemporaries Benjamin Randolph and Thomas Affleck, his rank was likely that of their equal. Elegance, grace, and delicate carving characterize Thomas Tufft’s furniture. He typically chose a restrained opposing “C” scroll on the …

Most expensive piano

The most expensive piano in the world belonged to the Beatle’s John Lennon and was auctioned off to British pop-singer George Michael in 2000. The Steinway & Sons “Model Z” Piano formerly owned by John Lennon is a fairly ordinary walnut upright piano that still bears a few cigarette burns attributed to the musician. The piano was originally bought by …

The most expensive TV ad ever made…

For £10 million ($20 million), this is the most expensive advert and not because of some highest paid model flashing a million dollar smile or hour glass figure. In fact the ad features hundreds of villagers who have no clue about acting or film making. However latest in the series of ‘Good Things Come to Those Who Wait’ ads, ‘Tipping …

$35 Movie Tickets – Cinemas of the Future

The question is: would you pay $35.00 a ticket for one movie? Even if each complex will have theaters with digital projection to screen 2-D and 3-D movies, 40 reclining armchair seats, the ones with footrest, just like home? Except these seats have a service button to call a waiter. Why? Because patrons will be able to have made-to-order meals …

Music collection on ebay worth $50 million

A man on ebay who is responsible for the worlds massive music collection wants to sell his life long achievement. The music that shaped and defined five generations. 3 million records and 300,000 CDs containing more than 6 million song titles. It’s the undisputed largest collection of recorded music in the world. About half of the recordings are new and …