• $90 million painting sale makes David Hockney the world's most expensive living artist

    24 days ago - By Chron

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    The sale of David Hockney's work smashes auction estimates with $90.3 million sale
    Hockney is now the most expensive living artist in the world, overtaking Jeff Koons.
    A British currency trader turned billionaire just catapulted
    David Hockney to status as the world's most expensive living artist after selling one of Hockney's most famous works for a record $90.3 million.
    Joe Lewis, the East End-born owner of financial firm Tavistock Group and the Tottenham Hotspur football team, sold "Portrait of an Artist ,” putting Hockney, 81, now above American Jeff Koons, 63, who held...
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  • The world has a new most expensive living artist after Christie's sale estimate is smashed

    The world has a new most expensive living artist after Christie's sale estimate is smashed

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    The sale of David Hockney's work smashes auction estimates with $90.3 million sale
    Hockney is now the most expensive living artist in the world, overtaking Jeff Koons.
    A British currency trader turned billionaire just catapulted David Hockney to status as the world's most expensive living artist after selling one of Hockney's most famous works for a record $90.3 million .
    Joe Lewis, the East End-born owner of financial firm Tavistock Group and the Tottenham Hotspur football team, sold "Portrait of an Artist ,” putting Hockney, 81, now above American Jeff Koons, 63, who held the title since...
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  • The world has a new most expensive living artist after Christie's sale estimate is smashed

    The world has a new most expensive living artist after Christie's sale estimate is smashed

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    The sale of David Hockney's work smashes auction estimates with $90.3 million sale
    Hockney is now the most expensive living artist in the world, overtaking Jeff Koons.
    A British currency trader turned billionaire just catapulted David Hockney to status as the world's most expensive living artist after selling one of Hockney's most famous works for a record $90.3 million .
    Joe Lewis, the East End-born owner of financial firm Tavistock Group and the Tottenham Hotspur football team, sold "Portrait of an Artist ,” putting Hockney, 81, now above American Jeff Koons, 63, who held the title since...
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  • David Hockney Painting Fetches Record $90.3 Million At Christie's

    24 days ago - By Fortune

    David Hockney dethroned Jeff Koons as the most expensive living artist at auction when his painting, owned by billionaire Joe Lewis, fetched $90.3 million at Christie's.
    Thursday night's sale of Portrait of an Artist topped the $80 million estimate. Koons, 63, held the title since 2013, when his Balloon Dog sold for $58.4 million.
    Lewis, a currency trader who owns English soccer team Tottenham Hotspur, declined to accept a guarantee despite offers of about $80 million, according to people familiar with the matter who asked not to be identified because the details are private. Instead he...
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  • David Hockney Painting Fetches Record $90.3 Million At Christie's

    24 days ago - By Fortune

    David Hockney dethroned Jeff Koons as the most expensive living artist at auction when his painting, owned by billionaire Joe Lewis, fetched $90.3 million at Christie's.
    Thursday night's sale of Portrait of an Artist topped the $80 million estimate. Koons, 63, held the title since 2013, when his Balloon Dog sold for $58.4 million.
    Lewis, a currency trader who owns English soccer team Tottenham Hotspur, declined to accept a guarantee despite offers of about $80 million, according to people familiar with the matter who asked not to be identified because the details are private. Instead he...
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