When Rock, Paper, Scissors Was Worth $20 Million

Playing rock, paper, scissors, Christie’s and Sotheby’s helped a Japanese corporation decide who would auction its $20 million art collection.

The Sizzling Price of a Francis Bacon Triptych

Looking at yesterday’s first online auction for very expensive contemporary art, we can ask why the price of a painting exceeded $80 million.

Astronomically Different Prices for an Apollo 11 Videotape

Sold twice at auctions, the two prices of the Apollo 11 videotapes were astronomically different because of changes in demand and supply.