Giacometti and Picasso break the record

radjab By radjab, 8th Nov 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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Art work of Impressionist and modern masters worth U.S. $ 290 million sold at auction in New York with the work of Picasso, Monet and Giacometti sculpture to be the most expensive.

Picasso painting, Tete de femme, inspired from his lover Marie-Therese Walter.

November auctions art collectors are always in demand deep pockets the world, and this time broke the record buyers from Asia and Latin America show high surge of interest in art throughout the world.
Winning the highest price is the work of Swiss artist sculpture, Alberto Giacometti for a bronze sculpture that uses the model of his brother, Diego, were sold with a value of U.S. $ 50 million to solve the highest estimated price before the auction begins.
While the Italian maestro paintings, Pablo Picasso depicting the head source of inspiration as well as his lover, Marie-Therese Walter, sold for $ 39.9 million, well above the estimated pre-auction estimated price of between U.S. $ 20-US $ 30 million.
Other works of Picasso, titled Mousquetaire a la pipe, also a new record auction price for a work of a painter who is gone for U.S. $ 31 million, although initially offered only worth U.S. $ 12-18 million.
Another record price according to the AFP news agency printed by Italian installation artist Giacomo Balla, the Automobile in corsa which sold for U.S. $ 11.5 million, although under the initial estimate of U.S. $ 12-18 million.
While other favorite paintings by masters, Claude Monet, titled Glacons, effet blanc sold for U.S. $ 14.25 million.
The sales results beat sales figures in May 2012 when the work of painter Edvard Munch, The Scream, sold at a very surprising price: U.S. $ 119.9 million, making it the most expensive work of art in the world.
Lot of 64 works of art, according to Sotheby's largely not been offered on the auction market, making collectors flocked filed interests.
David Norman, who also heads the division of art impressionist and modern art at Sotheby's recognize the magnitude of the impulse of Asian art buyers in this auction.
"We see an explosion of growth. This is a very sophisticated group. They entered the market in the highest layer ... Very impressive," he said.
Otherwise in the auction house Christie's, Sotheby's rivals, sales of Impressionist and modern art are even lower than estimated.
Art objects valued at $ 188.8 to $ 277.7 only sold for $ 144.3 million.


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