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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+00:00 September 1st, 2014|Arts|0 Comments

René Magritte’s painting sold for £657,250

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. […]

By | 2011-02-10T23:47:30+00:00 February 10th, 2011|Arts|0 Comments

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+00:00 November 11th, 2010|Arts|0 Comments
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