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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.

On:           May 13, 2010
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    • YCKTR

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



      May 13, 2010 at 10:32 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 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.

      May 13, 2010 at 11:38 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • HiredGoons

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

      May 13, 2010 at 2:44 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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