Alex Rotter, the auction house's co-chairman of post-war and contemporary art in the Americas, represented the anonymous buyer of the Da Vinci and placed the winning bid after a spellbinding 19-minute contest that saw offers at US$200 million, US$300 million and US$350 million fall short. Pressed for more information, Prince Bader reportedly gave a terse reply, saying he was in the real estate business and was one of the country's 5,000 princes.
The highest known sale price for any artwork had been $US300 million, for Willem de Kooning's painting, Interchange.
Featuring a vast silver-toned dome, the LouvreAbu Dhabi was designed by French architect Jean Nouvel, drawing inspiration from Arab design and evoking both an open desert and the sea. Under a 30-year agreement, France provides expertise, lends works of art and organizes exhibitions in return for one billion euros ($1.16 billion).
Put Buyers Flock To LULU Stock Ahead Of Earnings
CIBC Asset Management Inc purchased a new position in lululemon athletica in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $291,000. The Zevenbergen Capital Investments Llc holds 636,825 shares with $38.00 million value, up from 548,995 last quarter.
Instagram's Distinct Messaging App Could be A victor
As of today, Instagram users in Chile, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Turkey, and Uruguay can download Direct on both iOS and Android . The Direct app, in its current state, is simple and straightforward. "Camera-first", huh? That sure sounds a lot like Snapchat.
New map for PUBG got a name
The jetski will be playable on both the main Erangel map and the upcoming new Miramar desert map (as reported by VideoGamer ). Regions of the new map include; El Pozo with its Luchador Arena, the oceanside Valle de Mar and the very vertical Chumacera.