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Andy Warhol’s $32.5 Million Self-Portrait Shows How Gays Are Pricey Things to Collect

Pablo Picasso’s “Nude, Green Leaves and Bust” might’ve set a world art auction record last week for selling at $106.5 million, but gay-tist Andy Warhol self-portrait, created in 1986, the year before he died, beat high estimates of $15 million and went for a whopping $32.5 million at Sotheby’s. It’s the highest price ever paid at auction for a Warhol.

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3 Comments

  • YCKTR

    32 Million for something Andy probably never even touched…whatta deal!

    Suckers.

    !

  • Sam

    Andy Warhol actually did WAY more work on his art than you might believe. Also, most established artists do have much help prepping canvases, etc.

  • HiredGoons

    Picasso & Warhol = 20th Century Art. Period (overstatement, but still).

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