Ed Ruscha’s Hurting the Word Radio #2, 1964, sold for $52.5 million.
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Making it the top lot at Christie’s sale of Impressionist and modern art on Monday.
Street artists dominated the otherwise unremarkable contemporary art evening sale in London.
‘Rabbit’ Is Rich! Jeff Koons’s Bunny Sculpture Sells for a Record $91.1 Million at Christie’s Contemporary Sale
It is now the most expensive work by any living artist.
This Monet Sold for $110.7 Million at Sotheby’s, Making It the Most Expensive Impressionist Painting Ever
Tuesday’s auction galloped to a market-affirming $349.9 million tally.