Painting

This undated photo provided by Broward County Sheriff's Office shows of Antonio DiMarco. Federal prosecutors have charged DiMarco and a New York fine art consultant with defrauding Sotheby's auction house of more than $5 million. They're accused of stealing an elderly woman's identity to bid millions of dollars on famous paintings by Mark Rothko and Ad Reinhardt. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP)
October 17, 2018 - 1:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A fine art consultant in New York and an interior designer in Florida stole an elderly woman's identity and used it to bid millions of dollars on famous paintings and defraud the renowned Sotheby's auction house, federal prosecutors allege in court filings. Joakim von Ditmar and...
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October 06, 2018 - 7:53 am
LONDON (AP) — Art prankster Banksy has struck again. A work by the elusive street artist apparently self-destructed in front of startled auction-goers on Friday, moments after being sold for 1.04 million pounds ($1.4 million). The spray-painted canvas "Girl With Balloon" went under the hammer at...
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