All posts tagged "auction"

  • In this undated photo provided by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas, shows a 1962 Amazing Fantasy #15 by Marvel Comics. The rare copy of a comic book featuring the first appearance of Spider-Man has sold at auction by Heritage for over $454 Thousand on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016. (Heritage Auctions via AP)
    Rare Spider-Man comic sells at auction for $454,100

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A Dallas-based auction house says a rare copy of a comic book featuring the first appearance of Spider-Man has sold for $454,100. The comic book was purchased by an anonymous collector, and Heritage...

    • Posted February 19, 2016
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  • An oil painting of Kim Whan-ki (Yonhap)
    S. Korean painting from 1950s auctioned for $2 million

    HONG KONG (Yonhap) — An oil painting of Kim Whan-ki, a pioneering abstract artist of Korea, was auctioned at 2.35 billion won (US$2 million) in Hong Kong, a related firm said Sunday. The artwork, titled “On the...

    • Posted November 30, 2015
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  • Modigliani
    How to fly free forever: Put $170 million on your AmEx

    NEW YORK (AP) — Chinese billionaire Liu Yiqian, who doesn’t exactly struggle to afford a plane ticket, can now likely fly free, in first class, with his whole family, anywhere in the world, for the rest of...

    • Posted November 23, 2015
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  • Kim Whan-ki's "19-VII-71 #209" became the most expensive Korean artwork ever sold at a Hong Kong auction on Oct. 6, 2015. (Photo courtesy of Seoul Auction) (Yonhap)
    A Kim Whan-ki painting sold for record $4M at Hong Kong auction

    SEOUL (Yonhap) – A Kim Whan-ki painting has become the most expensive Korean artwork to be sold at auction after reaching US$4 million in Hong Kong, a South Korean auction house said Tuesday. The oil painting known...

    • Posted October 5, 2015
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  • Choi Byung-wook, CEO at Otwojob
    Student launches online talent marketplace

    By Park Ji-won Choi Byung-wook, 28, a senior at Yonsei University and CEO at Otwojob, an online talent marketplace like Fiverr, said being a student is not an obstacle to starting a business. “I had a good...

    • Posted December 5, 2013
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