Woodshed Art Auctions has announced it will be auctioning an opaque watercolor painting of Apple’s classic logo by the late Andy Warhol next month.
The painting is part of Warhol’s „Ads“ collection from 1985, one year after the original Macintosh launched. It features Apple’s old rainbow logo, which the company used from 1977 to 1998, between Apple and Macintosh word marks.
The painting measures eight inches squared inside a 16.5-inch squared frame, and it is signed by Warhol on the front and back. It is said to be in „very good condition“ with archival corners and no adhesives touching the artwork.
While a [...]
Apple’s Beats 1 Radio division is teaming up with auction site Charitybuzz to raise money for MusiCares through an auction that offers a behind-the-scenes tour of the Beats 1 studio in Los Angeles with Beats 1 DJ Zane Lowe.
Described as a one-day internship, the auction provides one winner with a full day at Beats 1, as well as access to a few members of the Beats 1 team. In addition to spending time in studio with Zane Lowe, the auction winner will also get to attend a mentoring lunch with Beats 1 Global Operations Manager and LA Chapter Grammy Governer Julie Pilat.
Several other benefits are included as well, like a free pair of Studio3 headphones and the [...]
A luxurious, 400 horsepower BMW Z8 owned by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is headed to auction next month at Sotheby’s in New York. The winning bid is estimated to reach between $300,000 and $400,000.
Jobs‘ ownership is documented through several service invoices accompanying the car, as well as a copy of a California registration or so-called „pink slip“ in his name and at his personal residence, according to the listing.
„According to legend, Jobs was convinced to buy the Z8 by Larry Ellison the iconoclastic CEO of Oracle, who enthused to Jobs that the car was a paragon of modern automotive engineering and [...]
A rare working Apple-1 computer that was built in Steve Jobs‘ garage has been sold at auction in Germany for over $130,000 (via news24).
The highly sought-after vintage computer auctioned off in Cologne on Saturday was one of just 200 that the late Apple co-founder and Steve Wozniak designed and marketed in 1976.
The owner John Dryden, a Californian software engineer, admitted that finally parting with the machine was difficult. „(The Apple 1) was one of the first opportunities for someone to possess a real computer,“ he said. „I’d been working with computers for a while but they were huge.“
The Apple-1 was sold [...]