“Liverpool are in talks with AC Milan to sign former Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli. Reds boss Brendan Rodgers wants the Italy international, 24, to strengthen his attack after last season’s top scorer Luis Suarez joined Barcelona. Balotelli moved to Milan for £19m from City last year and has scored 30 goals in 54 games for the Serie A club. Liverpool travel to Etihad Stadium in their next Premier League match on Monday.”
Michael Jacobsen is a Professional Company Director, Consultant and Business Mentor. His work has been instrumental in companies gaining funding of over US$105m in the past 8 years. He co-Founded and was Founding Co-Producer globally of Dirty Dancing –The Classic story on Stage, now recognized as one of the most successful theatrical shows ever produced and was built into a business valued at US$100m during the time of Michael’s involvement. But that’s just one of his many success stories…
Is Banksy the author of this street piece? The graffiti artwork was spotted on the side of a building in London Battersea and it depicts Max Clifford caught with his pants down and the writing “I can make you famous!!”.
With the Warhol exhibition the Palazzo Reale brings to Milan works by Andy Warhol from the Peter Brant collection. Works from all Warhol’s major periods are on display; from his earlyDeath and Disaster series, his celebrity portraits of Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe, to a 1986 self-portrait.
A new study has found that electronic stimulation to a certain part of the brain could help you appreciate art better. Science!
The study, titled “The world can look better: enhancing beauty experience with brain stimulation” and published in the Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience journal, was conducted by Milanese psychologist Zaira Cattaneo and a team of fellow researchers.
Last night’s (Nov. 12) $691.5-million auction at Christie’s broke multiple records. It was the most expensive ever auction and included the most expensive work ever sold, Francis Bacon’s triptych “Three Studies of Lucian Freud,” which went for $142.4 million. Also among those sold was also the most expensive piece ever by a living artist, Jeff Koons’s “Balloon Dog (Orange).” The big orange dog (above) was purchased by an unknown telephone buyer for $58.4 million from the previous owner, publishing magnate Peter Brant.