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Ohhh…Alright… by Roy Lichtenstein

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. […]

By | 2010-11-11T10:22:22-07:00 November 11th, 2010|Arts|0 Comments

Turtleneck by Andrew Wyeth

American realist painter Andrew Wyeth died today at age 91. He was considered to be one of the greatest contemporary painters in the US. In memory of Wyeth, see below his painting titled “Turtleneck”, which sold in 2007 for $1,105,000 Turtleneck – Andrew Wyeth – sold at Sotheby’s […]

By | 2009-01-16T19:54:29-07:00 January 16th, 2009|Arts|0 Comments

Mao and Two Marilyns

Two Andy Warhol pieces went for over one million dollars yesterday in London at Christie's "Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale" "Mao" - £657,250 ($1,140,986) "Two Marylins" - £3,737,250 ($6,487,865)

By | 2008-10-20T08:20:45-07:00 October 20th, 2008|Arts|0 Comments

“Apple Blossom” table lamp by Tiffany Studios ($932,500)

The table lamp by Tiffany Studios which is believed to have been designed by Clara Driscoll was bought yesterday for $932,500 (over 3 times the pre-auction estimates). It was sold as part of Sotheby's "Important 20th Century Design" auction in New York. Another Tiffany Studios lamp, the "Wisteria" pictured below, demanded high hammer price as well. It was sold for $602,500 About Tiffany Studios: Louis Comfort Tiffany (February 18, 1848 – January 17, 1933) [...]

By | 2008-06-15T20:27:35-07:00 June 15th, 2008|Antiquities|1 Comment
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