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“Study for Head Of Lucian Freud” by Francis Bacon sold for over $19 million

The recent "Post-war & Contemporary Art Evening Auction" at Christie's in London resulted in some amazing sales including the successful sale of Francis Bacon's painting titled: "Study for Head Of Lucian Freud". It was sold for an £11,506,500 ($19,664,609) From the lot's note: Having spent its entire life in the collection of Roald Dahl and subsequently in the collection of his estate, Study for Head of Lucian Freud, 1967 is one of only two [...]

By | 2014-09-01T16:30:01-07:00 September 1st, 2014|Arts|0 Comments

Some/one by Do-Ho Suh sells for £493,250 ($810,410)

Made of stainless steel military dog tags Some/one by Do-Ho Suh sells for £493,250 ($810,410) at Christie's Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction Other top sellers include "Untitled" by Rudolf Stingel at £349,250 ($573,818) and "O Brinquedo" by Beatriz Milhazes at £277,250 ($455,522)

By | 2009-07-12T20:44:33-07:00 July 12th, 2009|Arts|0 Comments

“Ripley Street Ridge” by Californian painter Wayne Thiebaud sells for $1,022,500

Wayne Thiebaud’s painting titled “Ripley Street Ridge” was bought for $1,022,500 during Christie’s Post-War And Contemporary Art auction in New York on May 14. I for one love this painting a lot. As the lot note describes it well, Thiebaud captures something very uniquely Californian so well on this painting.  And it’s more than the obvious, the landscape and lights. […]

By | 2009-05-21T13:49:45-07:00 May 21st, 2009|Arts|13 Comments
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