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A prized 1963 Andy Warhol painting that captures the immediate aftermath of a car crash has sold for $105 million at a New York City auction, shattering the record for the famed pop artist amid a spending frenzy at the high end of the art world.
A 1969 painting by Francis Bacon set a world record for the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction and a sculpture by Jeff Koons broke a world auction record for a living artist at a Manhattan sale on Tuesday.
A 118-carat flawless-colored diamond has hit the display shelf at Sotheby’s auction house in New York, and interested buyers will have a chance to cast their bids in October.
Madonna is parting with an abstract French painting she's owned for more than 20 years to support educating girls in Afghanistan, Pakistan and other countries. It's expected to bring $5 million to $7 million.
The Mexican government is demanding that Sotheby's auction house halt the planned sale of 51 pre-Columbian Mexican artifacts, arguing they are protected national historical pieces.
A bowl bought at a New York yard sale for $3 in 2007 was sold at a Sotheby's auction on Tuesday, after owners discovered the 5-inch ceramic piece actually hailed from China 1,000 years ago.