Christie’s to auction most expensive painting by living artist

Christie’s will auction the painting ‘Portrait of An Artist’ (Pool with Two Figures) by David Hockney in its November sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art. The masterpiece from 1972 is valued in the region of $80 million and could become the most expensive piece of art by a living artist ever sold at auction.

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Hockney painting expected to break auction records

(13 Sep 2018) One of David Hockney’s famous “pool paintings” is coming to auction and is expected to sell in the $80 million range, easily breaking the record for a work by a living artist sold at auction. (Sept. 13)

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