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Shop`Til You Drop: This Japanese Guy Just Spent $110,6 Mio on a Painting
Apart from the skyrocketing Basquiat, which Japanese collector Yusaku Maezawa, founder of virtual m...
Art Stuff 19 May 2017

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Apart from the skyrocketing Basquiat, which Japanese collector Yusaku Maezawa, founder of virtual mall ZOZOTOWN announced to have bought via his IG for an incredible $110,5 million during Sotheby`s mega auction week, there were other lots that did extremely well, too.
E.g. Roy Lichtenstein‘s Nude Sunbathing(1995), that was sold within its estimate for $24 million.
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It seems, the art party is definitely ongoing and galleries slowly start packing the crates with some of their gems to be shipped towards Basel – where fair doors of Art Basel, Design Miami, Liste, Scope and some more satellite events open in 3,5 weeks.
 
Image: Tenkai Japan, Estate of Roy Lichtenstein

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