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Home Depot Revamps Tech Leadership With Focus on Customers

[ad_1] Home Depot Inc. is doubling down on online shopping, curbside pickup apps and other digital efforts that helped propel sales during the Covid-19 pandemic, shifting its veteran chief information officer to a new full-time executive role overseeing customer technology. The home-improvement retailer was an early winner during the pandemic, when locked-down consumers turned to …

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Christie’s Offers Huge Richter Painting Once Owned by Eric Clapton for $35 Million

[ad_1] Gerhard Richter’s Abstraktes Bild Courtesy of Christie’s Text size Christie’s will offer a monumental Abstraktes Bild painting by Gerhard Richter for more than US$35 million, just a bit more than the painting fetched when it was sold in 2012 by musician Eric Clapton at Christie’s in London. Christie’s will offer a monumental Abstraktes Bild …

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Here’s what you need to know about ‘ghost guns’ and the new Biden administration move to regulate them

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is unveiling a completed rule aimed at reining in the proliferation of ghost guns, firearms without serial numbers that have been turning up at crime scenes across the nation in increasing numbers. The White House and the Justice Department argue that regulating the firearms parts and requiring dealers …

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Magritte Painting Fetches $79 Million, Capping Sotheby’s London Sales

[ad_1] Rene Magritte’s Surrealist Masterpiece The Empire of Lights sold for a record £59.4 million (US$79.8 million) at a Sotheby’s sale on Wednesday, achieving a world auction record for the artist. The 1961 painting, with a paradoxical image of darkened home lit from within yet under a bright blue sky of floating clouds, was sought …

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Christie’s to Offer 1982 Basquiat Painting for at Least $30 Million

[ad_1] Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Portrait of an Artist as a Young Derelictwill be sold at Christie’s in May. Courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022 Text size The next major work by Jean-Michel Basquiat to hit the art market will be the late artist’s 1982 constructed painting Portrait of an Artist as a Young Derelict. Christie’s is …

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A Rare Magritte Painting, Created for His Muse, Fetches $79.75 Million

[ad_1] A famous painting by René Magritte sold for $79.75 million, setting a new world auction record for the Surrealist artist in its first time on the market. The price tag, which includes fees, made the work the second-most valuable painting in US dollars ever sold at auction in Europe, according to Sotheby’s. In British …

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