Christie’s – Jeff Koons’s record-breaking Rabbit shines bright in New York

In the 33 years since it was first shown at Ileana Sonnabend’s gallery in New York, many thousands of words have been written about Jeff Koons’s controversial, stainless-steel Rabbit. In the debates that have raged it has variously been described as cute, sinister, cartoonish, imposing, vacuous, sexy, chilling, dazzling and iconic. Those inside Christie’s Rockefeller Center saleroom on Wednesday evening were treated to a new chapter in the story, however, as this gleaming, 41-inch-high bunny sold for $91,075,000 (including buyer’s premium) — a new world auction record for a work by…

Rolls-Royce Champagne Chest

The House of Rolls-Royce presents the Champagne Chest, the latest addition to the Rolls-Royce accessory portfolio. The Champagne Chest is distinguishably Rolls-Royce, embodying the meticulous attention-to-detail and commitment to remarkable handcraftsmanship, characteristic of the marque.  The chassis, made from machined aluminium and carbon fibre, is swathed in Natural Grain black leather embossed with the enigmatic Spirit of Ecstasy and flanked by Tudor Oak wood, materials found in the marque’s motor cars. Naturally, should a patron wish to create a Bespoke colour-way, this would of course, be possible. At the touch…