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Andy Warhol 1964 painting sells for $195 million, breaking auction record

A painting by Andy Warhol sold for a final price of $195 million last week, breaking the auction record for an American artist and for any 20th century art work. At a sale for charity at Christie’s in New York, four bidders competed for Shot Sage Blue Marilyn (1964). After less than four minutes of bidding, the painting …

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Christie’s Rakes in $831 Million in a Double-Header Art Auction, Nearly Half of Which Came From the Anne Bass Collection

After much anticipation, the small-but-mighty sale of 12 star works from the collection of the late Anne Bass did not disappoint. At Christie’s New York on Thursday, every one of the Impressionist and Modern works offered from the collection of the philanthropist and former wife of oil billionaire Sid Bass sold (known as a white-glove …

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