Saturday, April 16, 2011

What one million dollars can buy you in art

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.

 Andy Warhol piece went for over one million dollars yesterday in London at Christie’s “Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale”
“Mao” – £657,250 ($1,140,986)

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.
Ohhh...Alright... by Roy Lichtenstein

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