A Turbine-Faced Pilot Returns from War in a Surreal Animated Short About Love and Transformation
October 30, 2020


Presented by the National Film Board of Canada, an animated short by Montreal-based director Alex Boya considers the complex effects of war through a heartwarming tale. “Turbine” opens with a woman climbing aboard a train that inches along the track like a worm. The black-and-white film then chronicles her journey reuniting with her pilot husband, who returns from war with an airplane engine permanently replacing his face and subsequently falls in love with the ceiling fan. More Continue reading

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280,000 Viewers Watch Christie’s Live-Streamed Evening Sale Featuring Rothko, Twombly and a T. Rex Make $341 M.
October 7, 2020

On Tuesday, 280,000 viewers tuned into the first major auction of the fall season live-streamed from Christie’s Rockefeller center headquarters. The evening sale, which combined modern and contemporary art with the fossilized skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus Rex, generated $340.8 million with buyer’s fee across 46 lots. Hammering at $294 million, below the pre-sale low estimate […] Continue reading

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