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Jenny Saville Sets Record at Frieze Week

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Jenny Saville’s nude self-portrait Propped (1992) sold for an impressive £9.5 million at Sotheby’s ‘Frieze Week’ sale of contemporary art. This sets a landmark record for a work by a living female artist and significantly exceeds the painting’s estimated worth of £3-4 million. The painting was originally purchased by Charles … Read More

Art | The Most Expensive Paintings of All Time

6 years ago / 0 comments

Sotheby’s art auction last week cements the fact that even in our less-than-stable economic climate, the value of good art is on the rise every day- and people are certainly willing to pay good money for it. The auction in London brought in a staggering £74 million- Sotheby’s second-highest total … Read More