Excavated in the UK, “unique” volumes of Don Quixote put up for auction

Excavated in the UK, "unique" volumes of Don Quixote put up for auction

It was in the famous London bookstore Maggs Bros that a bibliophile Bolivian diplomat bought the two copies of the great epic novel by Cervantes 170 years ago. They will be auctioned at Sotheby’s in Paris on December 14 and will sell for between 400,000 and 600,000 euros. In front of a huge shelf, Ed … Read more

environmental activists throw soup at Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’

environmental activists throw soup at Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers'

Published on: 14/10/2022 – 17:16 Environmental activists from the Just Stop Oil movement threw tomato soup at Van Gogh’s masterpiece “The Sunflowers” on display at the National Gallery in London on Friday (October 14th), which the museum said only slightly damaged the frame. They intended to demand an immediate halt to all oil projects. According … Read more

Kevin Spacey accused of new sexual assaults in Great Britain

Kevin Spacey accused of new sexual assaults in Great Britain

The American star will have to answer to new charges, the Crown Prosecution Service announced. Including forcing a young man “participating in sexual intercourse without consent”. American actor Kevin Spacey, who is already on trial in British courts for sexually assaulting three men, will have to answer to new charges for the same reason, the … Read more

environmental activists throw soup at Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’

environmental activists throw soup at Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers'

Published on: 14/10/2022 – 17:16 Environmental activists from the Just Stop Oil movement threw tomato soup at Van Gogh’s masterpiece “The Sunflowers” on display at the National Gallery in London on Friday (October 14th), which the museum said only slightly damaged the frame. They intended to demand an immediate halt to all oil projects. According … Read more

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s art collection at auction, estimated at over $1 billion

More than 150 works will be proposed, including the painting The Sainte-Victoire mountain by the French painter Paul C├ęzanne, estimated at more than 100 million dollars. All proceeds from the sale will be donated to charity, according to Christie’s. The collection of the late co-founder of Microsoft, Paul Allen, will be auctioned at a sale … Read more