The collection of impressionist art went under the hammer

The collection of impressionist art went under the hammerAt London auction Sotheby's was sold to a collection of works by Impressionists and contemporary artists. It went under the hammer at 102.2 million pounds."During a highly successful auction, we saw a strong and qualified interest from foreign buyers. A real triumph was the iconic paintings of exceptional quality, which have recently appeared on the market," said co-chair of the Department of art of the impressionist and modern art auction house Melanie Clore.Their customers have found 90% of lots sold 45 lots from 50 went for prices that exceed one million dollars. Average lot price has exceeded 2 million pounds."A record 70% of the lots were sold to buyers from Europe (including Britain and Russia), which indicates the exceptional power of this burgeoning market," - said the expert.The most expensive painting of the evening was the work of Italian futurist Gino Severini "Dancer". An anonymous buyer paid for her more than 15 million pounds, cutting off almost half the estimated cost of the work and set an absolute record price for the work of the artist. Still the maximum amount that collectors gave for canvases Severini, did not exceed 2 million pounds, reports RIA "Novosti". Читать полностью -->

Solved the assassination of Verka Serduchka

Solved the assassination of Verka SerduchkaIn Ukraine revealed an assassination attempt on a famous artist Andrei Danilko, who performs under the stage name Verka Serduchka.Employees of security service of Ukraine got on the trail of a man who a couple of months ago I planned a daring assassination of his star friend.A scandalous story happened in may of this year. Then a close friend Danilko lost cards in a huge amount of money and an apartment and disappeared. Soon those who the player is owed, found him and found that he's a friend Danilko. Partners filed friend of Andrew an ultimatum: if he kills his friend, the debt will be forgiven. Each Serduchka began preparing for the murder.Himself Danilko a few months later admitted to not hold a grudge against his former friend. "Though time has passed," says Andrew, " but for me anyway this story is one of the worst and I have no favorite. Читать полностью -->

Movie marathon at the MIFF gaining momentum

Movie marathon at the MIFF gaining momentumThe Moscow film festival was in the shadow of the football championship and the Russian victory over the Dutch national team. If you use a sports metaphor, the festival now runs the group stage.As at Euro 2008 main events of the 30th MIFF is yet to come.Already started the screening of films in the main competition, Director retrospectives and non-competitive program. The winner will be announced at the closing ceremony on 28 June, and while at the Moscow public has a chance to look at the main contenders for the prize, go on a good old movie or show on the big screen paintings, which you will not see in an ordinary rental.The competition is not excelling unexpected and strong work, suggesting to the jury and spectators ordinary festival cinema without the frills.Competition program of the 30th International film festival"Absurdistan" // "Absurdistan". . . . Читать полностью -->

Model Alice did `caught` with drugs

Model Alice did `caught` with drugsApparently the glory of the most stylish women in the world, Kate moss, is haunted by her envious colleagues. Here are the young models in the footsteps of Coca Princess, strictly following the path of life Kate.In the fashion world, broke another scandal: scandalous photo supermodel Alice was Doing drugs, was leaked to the media. The face of Mango jeans collection and one of the sexiest women in the world photographed in a completely inadequate form, next to it is the Bank card, white powder and hollow tubule, writes The Daily Mail.In the beginning of the year Alice replaced her idol Kate moss as the face of Agent Provocateur, also 20-year-old beauty works as a model for Mango and Vivienne Westwood. Close friends are shocked published photographs, in their opinion, the cocaine "photoshoot" can easily ruin the career of a star in the Zenith of its glory.In the first photo, taken in July, Alice and her friend fool around, looking straight into the camera. Beside them on the box from under the DVD are all the attributes necessary for cocaine use, including a suspicious white powder. In the second picture, taken in March of this year, Alice, dressed in a skirt and brand jacket sitting on the sofa of one of night clubs of London and holds something strongly resembling a bag of cocaine dose.It is worth noting that aunt Alice, Susie died of a heroin overdose when I was studying in Paris. Читать полностью -->

Club Timati closed with the scandal

Club Timati closed with the scandalTrendy nightclub popular rapper Timati, located in the basement of the Moscow cinema "October", closed with the scandal. The reason was the conflict of the head of the cinema and idol of teenagers.According to rumors, the landlord has requested a too high amount, and Timothy, though non-poor guy, I decided to bargain. Pathetic institution has worked for more than a year.- Soon, the roof of one of the shopping malls will open my new megaclub that will amaze everyone with his style and multi-purpose orientation. This will be the most fashionable place in Moscow. Apparently, in the new school Timati free entry will be only for their own, and fans of partying and just freeloaders, as they say, do not worry. Source: Timati Club closed with the scandal. Читать полностью -->

Called the last will of Nonna Mordyukova

Called the last will of Nonna MordyukovaThe legend of the Soviet cinema and one of the most beautiful Actresses Nonna Mordyukova died in Moscow on Sunday evening. The funeral of people's artist of the USSR will be held on Wednesday at Kuntsevo cemetery. Civil funeral will not.Nonna Mordyukova died on 83-m to year of life. In recent years, the health of the actress was weak and she had to repeatedly go to the hospital.As told by the sister of the actress Natalia Viktorovna Mordyukova, "it happened the day before at 10 PM. A few hours before we talked to her by phone, she said that feels good.". . Читать полностью -->

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