Monday, December 8, 2014

Art Basel/Art Miami: Diddy Dislocates Drake's Shoulder, Picasso Stolen

From the New York Post:

Drake and Diddy brawl outside Miami club
Rappers Sean “Diddy” Combs and Drake got into a fight outside a top Miami club Sunday night.
According to witnesses, the fight started outside Liv at the Fontainebleau Hotel following an argument regarding music rights to an unknown song.

One source told us, “Drake and Diddy got into it outside the club. They were arguing over the rights to a song, and got into a physical fight. Diddy claimed that Drake was using music without the proper rights.”
The source denied other reports that the fight was over Diddy’s girlfriend Cassie, adding that once the fight was broken up, Drake left the scene while Diddy went inside the club.

Both were attending a birthday party for DJ Khaled at Liv. Rick Ross’ DJ, Sam Sneaker, who was also there, tweeted, “Diddy put hands on that boy… And he Ain’t go 0-100 … That boy left.”...MORE
The gentlemen have a combined net worth of somewhere between $750-800 million.
And from Artnet News:
Picasso Stolen from Art Fair in Miami
An unknown thief or group of thieves stole Pablo Picasso's Visage aux Mains (Face with Hands) (1956) from the Amsterdam-based Leslie Smith Gallery's booth at Art Miami, the Miami Herald reports. The work is a 16.5 inch in diameter silver plate and is believed to have been snatched sometime after 10:30pm on Thursday night. Police have classified the heist as grand theft.

Gallery owner David Smith discovered that the plate was missing from its holder upon arriving to Art Miami on Friday morning around 10:45am. "I've been doing art shows all my life," he told the paper, "I've never, ever had anything stolen." The work in question is worth an estimated $85,000 and is part of a 20-piece series....MORE
Finally, combining the two themes:
He's not used to losing! P Diddy 'misses out on $1.2 million Picasso painting' as it goes to hotelier at VIP Art Basel show 

"Earn $500K at Art Basel from the comfort of your own home" or How to Succeed in Art Without Really Trying
Hmmm, So I Want To Market Myself To The Wealthiest People On Earth, Where to Start?