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News: Rare Warhol Hits Auction Block

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A 1962 Andy Warhol painting of a Campbell’s soup can, with can opener, is headed for the auction block at Christie’s auction house. The painting is part of a lot featuring post-war and contemporary art, and is expected to go for between $30 million and $50 million. The work was one of 11 Warhol would paint of large-scale Campbell’s soup ... Read More »

A Rare Chance to Buy a Munch

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Here at Museyon we love museums, but when it comes to getting up close and personal with great art, nothing beats the auction house. Almost once a season (the big auctions happen in November and May) a rare gem turns up, bringing a bit of adrenaline to the auction house. This time it’s Christie’s and Fertility, one of the last ... Read More »

Giacometti Sculpture Walks Off With Record-Breaking $104.3 Million Auction Price Tag

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  From the perch of an auction-house seat, you might think that the world economy was flourishing, that bankers and bus drivers alike were in the black and in the chips. Last night, a Alberto Giacometti bronze statute, “Walking Man 1″ (above, left) netted $104.3 million at a Sotheby’s auction in London, handily breaking the pre-recession record of $104.1 million ... Read More »

Rarely Seen Picasso Surfaces at $112 Million Christie Sale of Munch, Van Gogh, and Others

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  Pablo Picasso was no slouch—in his 92 years, scholars estimate he created over 50,000 works (1,885 paintings, 4,100 sculptures and ceramics, and some 12,000 drawings.) As many of his pieces appear in museums, thousands more are in the hands of wealthy and not-so-wealthy collectors. Still, the sale of his “Tête de Femme (Jacqueline)” (detail, above), a 1963 portrait of ... Read More »

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