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    Andreas Gursky’s photograph of the Rhine River Sets Record at Christie’s Auction

    Despite what you might think, this isn’t some random snapshot we found online, it’s actually the world’s most expensive photograph. A 1999 photograph of the Rhine river, titled Rhein II, by German artist Andreas Gursky has sold for $4.3 million at Christie’s Post-War Contemporary Evening Sale in New York, setting a record for any photograph […] More

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    LS Lowry’s The Football Match Painting Sold for $9.1 Million at Christie’s

    LS Lowry’s The Football Match Painting Having not been seen in public for almost 20 years, The Football Match, 1949, by Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976), has sold for £5.6 million ($9.1 million). An exceptionally rare depiction of one of Britain’s most popular sports, football (soccer), by one of the country’s most iconic British artists, was bought at […] More

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    Cindy Sherman’s 1981 Photo “Untitled #96″ – Most Expensive Art Photo

    Cindy Sherman’s 1981 Photo “Untitled #96” At Christie’s contemporary art auction in New York, Cindy Sherman’s 1981 self-portrait Untitled #96 sold to New York dealer Philippe Segalot for a whopping $3.89 million, making it the most expensive photograph ever purchased. Christie’s confirmed that this was a record for a photograph at auction, previously held by […] More

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    A Parisian Café by Ilya Repin Will Lead Christie’s Forthcoming Russian Sale

    Participants inspect a painting called ‘A Parisian Cafe’ by artist Ilya Repin during the Fine Art Auction House Christie’s Moscow exhibition, April 1, 2011. Ilya Repin’s A Parisian Café, the last great work by this preeminent Russian master in private hands, will lead Christie’s forthcoming Russian sale, which will take place on Monday 6 June in […] More

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    Jeff Koons’ Pink Panther Sculpture Sells for Meager $16.8 Million

    Jeff Koons’ iconic Pink Panther sculpture has fetched $16.8 million at the Sotheby’s Spring Sale of Contemporary Art. The 1988 porcelain sculpture of a blonde woman hugging a pink panther toy it was earlier expected to sell for between $20 million and $30 million. There were three editions made of the work, the one at Tuesday’s […] More

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    Jeff Koons’ Iconic Pink Panther Sculpture to Highlight Sotheby’s Spring Sale of Contemporary Art

    Jeff Koons’ Iconic Pink Panther Sculpture Jeff Koons’ iconic sculpture of a Pink Panther hugging a bare-breasted blonde is estimated to bring $20 million to $30 million at Sotheby’s Spring Sale of Contemporary Art auction on May 10. The porcelain sculpture is the artist’s proof from an edition of three with the other examples in the Museum […] More

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    Archie Comics #1 Book Sets New World Record

    Archie Comics #1 Archie Andrews, the lead character of the Archie comic books, proved he can hold his own on the auction floor, and even exceed, the likes of Spider-Man, The Hulk and The Batman. At Heritage Auctions’ Signature Vintage Comics & Comics Art Auction a CGC-certified 8.5 copy of Archie Comics #1 brought a world record price […] More