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Carlie Porterfield


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Recent articles by Carlie:

Pablo Picasso Painting Once Owned By Sean Connery Fetches $22 Million At Auction

A portion of proceeds will be donated to a fund set up in the late James Bond actor’s name. → Read More

Former Louvre Director Charged In Antique Trafficking Case

Authorities believe Jean-Luc Martinez helped hide the origin of objects that may have been illegally smuggled out of their home countries. → Read More

World's Largest Whisky Bottle—86 Gallons Of Macallan—Sells For $1.4 Million At Auction

The winning bid made the nearly six-foot-tall bottle one of the most expensive ever sold. → Read More

‘Fearless Girl’ Sculptor Auctioning First Cast For Private Placement Amid Legal Battle

The sculpture of a defiant little girl has been controversial since it was first unveiled five years ago. → Read More

Atwood Auctions ‘Unburnable’ Edition Of ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ To Protest Book Bans

The one-of-a-kind copy made of flame-resistant materials is expected to sell for as much as $100,000, which will be donated to a free speech nonprofit. → Read More

Judge Postpones Auction Of Judy Garland’s ‘Wizard Of Oz’ Dress Over Ownership Dispute

A preliminary injunction will keep the blue gingham pinafore off the auction block until the case is settled. → Read More

Beeple’s Followers Lose $438,000 To Phishing Scam After NFT Artist’s Twitter Gets Hacked

Hackers posted messages advertising a fake collaboration between Beeple and the designer Louis Vuitton, with links that led to a cyberattack. → Read More

Billionaire Jim Irsay Spends $4.5 Million On Kurt Cobain’s Guitar From ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ Video

The 1969 left-handed Fender Mustang guitar sold for nearly eight times more than its pre-auction estimate. → Read More

Pennsylvania Senate Candidate John Fetterman Released From Hospital After Stroke

Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor won the Democratic primary for Pennsylvania’s open Senate seat while receiving treatment in the hospital. → Read More

Biden Says ‘Everybody Should Be Concerned’ About Monkeypox

Two cases of the rare infection have been confirmed in the U.S., and a handful of possible cases are being monitored by health officials—but Biden Administration officials say vaccines and treatments are available for the disease, which isn’t as contagious as the coronavirus. → Read More

The 'Mona Lisa Of Cars'—1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Coupé—Sells For Record $142 Million

It nearly tripled the previous auction record for a car. → Read More

How A Hedge Fund Manager's $15 Million Bid Turned Artist Ernie Barnes Into A Hot Commodity

Barnes has been an iconic artist in Black culture for decades, but now his work is fetching millions at auction after his most well-known painting, “The Sugar Shack,” sold for 80 times higher than its pre-sale estimate. → Read More

Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa Sells Basquiat Painting For $85 Million As Market For Artist’s Work Heats Up

Maezawa purchased the massive Jean-Michel Basquiat canvas for $57 million in 2016, at the time a record for the late artist's work at auction. → Read More

Michelangelo’s Long-Lost First Known Nude Drawing Sells For Record-Breaking $24.4 Million

It’s the most expensive artwork by the old master to ever sell at auction, surpassing his previous record by more than double. → Read More

Princess Diana’s Wedding Tiara Goes On Display For Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee

It’s the first time the Spencer Tiara has been on display in London since the 1960s, according to Sotheby's. → Read More

Rare Michael Jordan Rookie Basketball Card Could Sell For Up To $3 Million At Auction

Prices for memorabilia tied to one of the all-time greats have skyrocketed since the 2020 documentary series “The Last Dance.” → Read More

Apollo 11 Astronaut Michael Collins’ Rare Omega Speedmaster Watch Is Up For Auction

Omega only made 28 of the “incredibly rare” watches to mark the Apollo 11 mission that put man on the moon. → Read More

Real Estate Mogul Harry Macklowe And Ex-Wife Linda's Art Collection Fetches Record-Breaking $922.2 Million

It’s the most expensive art collection to ever sell at auction. → Read More

‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns’ Graphic Novel Cover Art Transformed Comics—And Now Could Fetch Millions At Auction

Frank Miller’s four-part series from 1986 helped shift how the Bruce Wayne character is depicted and influenced the entire superhero genre. → Read More

Willis Reed’s Warmup Jacket From Landmark 1970 NBA Finals Up For Auction

Reed stunned fans when he limped out to warm up before Game 7 despite a serious leg injury, and helped inspire his New York Knicks teammates to take home the team’s first NBA championship. → Read More