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Jackson Pollock's 'Number 19.'

Christie’s sale ‘Highest in art history.’ Time to run for the exits…

May 18th, 2013 | By

Christie’s contemporary art sale in New York raised US$495m.  Even Christie’s themselves described the result as “staggering.”  The sale included works by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Roy Lichenstein and Jackson Pollock and established 16 new world auction records with nine works selling for more than US$10m and 23 for more than US$5m. The top lot was Pollock’s
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