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Friday, November 16, 2012

I was up at 3.23am this morning watching this unfold


Christies NYC knocked down the largest ever sales result for contemporary art on Tuesday night our time.  Amongst the offerings was a 1957 Franz Kline brush stroke that went for a record (with premium) of $40,402,500.00
That is some heady height to scale - here is the auction room video.
He died in 1962 and by 1963 his work was into the commercial arena in a big way!

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