Andy Warhol’s altar-like White Disaster (White Car Crash 19 Times) sold for $85.4 million, driving an evening of Contemporary sales at Sotheby’s to $315 million.
Andy Warhol’s altar-like White Disaster (White Car Crash 19 Times) sold for $85.4 million, driving an evening of Contemporary sales at Sotheby’s to $315 million. It led an evening of sales which also saw heated competition for women artists, and strong prices for works from celebrated collections, including from the de Kooning Family Collection, The Collection of Geraldine and Harold Alden, The Mallin Collection, and The Collection of William S. Paley.
Facts & Figures from the Auctions:
The Mallin Collection: four works from this remarkable collection made $11 million this evening
Top Five Prices Across the Evening
Women Artists Take Center Stage
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