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2009-11-10 10:02:00

NEW YORK and BERLIN, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- From November 10-19 artnet Auctions is featuring Faces & Figures, a special sale of 375 photographs by 185 renowned modern & contemporary artists.

2009-09-24 16:21:38

A dozen multimillion-dollar bids for a Los Angeles crypt directly above that of Marilyn Monroe have all fallen through, the seller says. They were all phony-balonies, said Elsie Poncher, who put the crypt that holds the remains of her husband, Richard, up for auction on eBay. The winning bid from Japan was $4.6 million and there were 11 other bids of at least $4.5 million.

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2009-08-25 13:59:28

An eBay bidder from Japan who agreed to pay $4.6 million for the mausoleum crypt above Hollywood sex symbol Marilyn Monroe has backed out of the deal. The Los Angeles Times reported the winning bidder e-mailed seller Elsie Poncher Monday, shortly after receiving an invoice, and called off the sale. I am awfully sorry, but I need to cancel this because of the paying problem, the message said. The 11 other bidders who offered to pay at least $4.5 million for the tomb at California's Pierce...

2009-08-14 20:06:17

A California woman plans to list the crypt now occupied by her husband on eBay with a unique selling point: It is just above the one where Marilyn Monroe rests. Elsie Poncher told the Los Angeles Times the minimum bid will be $500,000 for the crypt at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park.

2009-07-23 11:48:33

Pictures paint concepts of a thousand words- now, for the first time, scientists studying the brain have worked out how words paint concepts in our minds.

2009-06-29 09:49:00

NEW YORK and BERLIN, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- artnet Auctions sale of Icons: 20th-21st Century Photographic Portraits showed strength in the photographs market as the ten-day online photographs auction concluded June 25 with $135,000 in sales (including 10% buyer's premium).

2009-06-15 11:01:00

- 200 photographs by 70 renowned photographers - Estimates from $1,000 to $20,000 - June 15 - 25, 2009 NEW YORK and BERLIN, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- From June 15-25 artnet Auctions will feature Icons: 20th-21st Century Photographic Portraits, a special sale of 200 original fine art photographs of legendary figures including The Beatles, Madonna, Marilyn Monroe, President Barack Obama and Elvis Presley.

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2009-06-01 20:10:00

Previously unpublished photos taken of Marilyn Monroe at age 24, before she became a Hollywood sex symbol, have been discovered in the archives of Life.com.

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2009-05-06 20:47:02

U.S. singer, composer and jazz pianist Buddy Greco has announced he is selling on eBay his memorabilia collection, which includes rare photos of Marilyn Monroe. Among the items hitting the auction block are some of the last photos taken of the iconic actress.


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