10 of the Most Anticipated Artworks Crossing the Spring Auction Block [SLIDESHOW]

A look at Sotheby’s and Christie’s marquee evening auctions and their most anticipated art pieces…

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Twice a year, Sotheby’s and Christie’s stage their marquee evening auctions for Impressionist and Modern as well as Contemporary artworks in New York. These are the sales where masterpieces cross the nine-digit bid barrier and make headlines. Here is a peek at 10 paintings that will sell for staggering sums.