Bonhams is going to sell a unique and extremely rare Charlie Chaplin movie titled ‘Zepped’ on June 29. The 35mm film roll which is believed to be last surviving copy of this film is expected to fetch six-figures at the auction.
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Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur De Merpres’s painting titled “Temple Festival in Bali” was sold for HK$7,700,000 ($993,666) by Christie’s at the Southeast Asian Modern and Contemporary Art auction in Hong Kong on May 30, 2011
Four Andy Warhol paintings – including “Liz #5″, a portrait of Elizabeth Taylor – was sold for multi million dollars at the Contemporary Art auction by Phillips de Pury & Company in New York on May 12.
A René Magritte painting title “La recherche de l’absolu” was sold for £657,250 ($1,055,544) by Christie’s at the “The Art of the Surreal Evening Sale” auction on February, 9 2011. Among the great surrealist works that were auctioned, René Magritte’s other painting “L’aimant” sold for the most, an amazing £4,745,250 including buyer’s premium.
Roy Lichtenstein’s work “Ohhh…Alright…” sells for a record $42,642,500 at Christie’s Post-war and Contemporary Evening Sale on Nov 10, 2010.
Plenty of Warhol, Duchamp, Koons, Richter, Pollock and others were also sold, many in the million dollar range so we’ll have a dedicated post for those soon.
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