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Last night at Christie's ?was one for the history books. The auction house hosted their Post War & Contemporary Evening Sale and surpassed their estimates, ending the evening with a record breaking?$853 million in sales, way up from the previous $745 million sale this past May. According to the Wall Street Journal , several artists bested their own sale records, including Ed Ruscha , Peter Doig , Georg Baselitz , Cindy Sherman and Cy Twombly. ?Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama became the most expensive living female artist at auction,? with the?$7.1 million? sale of? White No. 28 ?(above).
TR Buddha Christmas Sales, Other notable sales include Andy Warhol 's? Triple Elvis [Ferus Type] and? Four Marlons? which went for $82 million and $70 million respectively, Francis Bacon 's Seated Figure ?which sold for $45 million, Jeff Koons ' Balloon Monkey (Orange)? which brought in $26 million.
Of the 80 works featured in the auction, only five failed to sell, including Roy Lichtenstein's? Keds .?
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TR Buddha Christmas Sales [ via Wall Street Journal ]