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Jeff Koons’ Rabbit Sculpture Fetched The Highest Price For Any Living Artist

Jeff Koons, the 64-year-old artist best recognized for its balloon-style sculpture, has just made history. The man’s 33-year-old sculpture entitled “Rabbit” concluded a sale at Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction for a whopping $91 million – the highest paid for a work by any living artist. The 41-inch tall stainless steel sculpture made to look like a balloon rabbit went over 20 million above its expected price of $70 million. Continue reading Jeff Koons’ Rabbit Sculpture Fetched The Highest Price For Any Living Artist

Bizarre Louis Vuitton Backpack Umbrella Hybrid Sold For $1,875

With the exception of Balenciaga, ‘bizarre’ is not synonymous with most fashion labels. However, there will come a time even the most mainstream design house will turn out some rather goofy product, such as this backpack umbrella hybrid from Louis Vuitton’s limited edition 1996 “Shopping in the Rain” collection. It apparently did not end up in someone’s attic. This treasure from 1996 resurfaced at Christie’s “What Goes Around Comes Around 25th Anniversary Auction” in September and it was snapped up by an unknown bidder for $1,875. Continue reading Bizarre Louis Vuitton Backpack Umbrella Hybrid Sold For $1,875

Cindy Sherman print sold for a record $3.9 million

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(credit: Cindy Sherman via Popular Photography)

believe it. what you see here is the image of the most expensive photograph ever to be sold in an auction. the photograph in question is Cindy Sherman‘s “Untitled #96” from 1981 which was sold at a record breaking $3.89 million to art dealer Philippe Segalot at the Christie’s auction last week. so what’s Mr. Segalot going to do with this $3.9 million photo? flip it? or keep it? whatever it is, it better be well shield and protected. Continue reading Cindy Sherman print sold for a record $3.9 million