Outrageous. Enormous. And Comes Art-Filled + $30MM of Collectible Cars. [70+ Photos]

billionaire home by bruce makowsky

Although the largest and most expensive home in the U.S. ($500,000,000) has yet to be constructed, the most expensive existing home in America has been and it’s for sale with an asking price of $250,000,000. The 38,000 square foot (3,530 sq m) home is outrageous and INCLUDES over $30 million worth of collectible automobiles, tons of contemporary art, a defunct Air Wolf Bell 22A helicopter used in the tv series Airwolf and a 7-person full time staff. (more…)

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Modern Leisure: New Work from Artist Danny Heller

Eichler With Galaxie, oil on canvas, 30×44,” 2016

Whenever artist Danny Heller exhibits his newest work, I ache to buy all of them. His latest solo show, Modern Leisure, recalls one of the artist’s favorite subjects: a mid-century, post-war, pop culture Southern California suburbia. And I desperately wish I could afford every single piece. (more…)

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For The Quirky Car Enthusiast, Citroën Celebrates 100 Years. [25 photos]

Today’s blog post is a treat from my fellow car lover, writer and photographer Lyn Woodward. Lyn got a sneak peek at the upcoming exhibit, “Citroën: The Man, The Marque, The Mystique” at Oxnard’s Mullin Automotive Museum. There she took some great photos and garnered some information, both of which she has generously shared with If It’s Hip, It’s Here. (more…)

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Top 10 Porsches Sold from The Jerry Seinfeld Collection.

Porsches Sold from The Jerry Seinfeld Collection

Serious car buffs and Seinfeld fans know that over the past few decades comedian Jerry Seinfeld has amassed an impressive collection of cars, most of which are Porsches. If you’re up on your automotive news then you probably know that 18 automobiles from The Jerry Seinfeld Collection were up for auction at Amelia Island last March by auctioneers Gooding & Co. What did they look like and what did they go for? Here’s photos and the results. (more…)

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