No paintings have come close to the price paid by a telephone bidder for Leonardo Da Vinci’s “Salvador Mundi” at Christies in New York. Composed in the 16th Century, it last changed hands in the 1950s, when it was bought for £45 as it was believed to be a copy. (read more) "Which World Famous Paintings Occupy the World’s “Most Sold for List”?"
The old adage ‘one thing after another’ has rarely seemed truer than in 2017, with the relief efforts to help victims of one storm, hurricane, flood or earthquake barely under way before other parts of the world are hit by natural disasters. (read more) "Natural Disasters Predicted to Account for £72BN Insurance Claims in 2017."