Macklowe art collection becomes the most expensive auction in history

mackerel collectionIn the statement made by Sotheby’s, it was stated that Sotheby’s is the most expensive product ever sold at the auction, which was held for the second time at the auction house in New York.

If the first sale goes up in November 676 million, Yesterday’s sales for this collection 246.1 million morePutting the total sale ahead of what is considered the most expensive wedding collection ever made RockefellerIt closed to 832 million in 2018.

In yesterday’s sale, prices are one rothko (Anonymous, 48 ​​million), a rich (Seestuck-Seascape, 30.2 million), a Warhol (Self-portrait, 18.7 million) and a De Kooning (Anonymous, 17.8 million).

The Macklowe collection was put up for auction by court order. stormy divorce between the king of skyscrapers Harry Macklow and Linda Macklowe It would end in court, and the judge would order the valuable art collection to be sold and the profits shared.

Macklowes’ first party of November, Rothko, Pollock, Giacometti, Cy Twombly, Jeff Koons, Lucio Fontana and then the inevitable Pablo Picasso, which created great anticipation.

Yesterday’s sale marks the start of the main auction week of the year for Sotheby’s, in a month where other auction houses are also revealing the best of their collections. Christians, big competitor

Exactly Christie had another success last week”world recordselling one of his silk screens for $195 million Marilyn (Shot Sage Blue Marilyn) was made by Andy Warhol in 1964, making it the most expensive work by a twentieth-century artist ever to be sold at auction.

Sotheby’s is putting up for sale another large collection of modern paintings, which is expected to fetch several hundred million dollars, starring a painting by Picasso (Femme Nue Couchee), by another Francis Bacon (The Study of the Red Pope) and another by Monet (The Grand Canal and Santa Maria della Salute), each is estimated to exceed 40 million.

Source: Informacion


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