Sunday 8 December 2019

'Double Elvis' by Warhol sells for €28m

Andy Warhol's 'Double Elvis' sold for $37m (€28m) and works by Roy Lichtenstein and Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei broke their own records at Sotheby's contemporary art sale in New York.

Lichtenstein's 'Sleeping Girl,' depicting a woman with closed eyes and blond hair, fetched $45m; Weiwei's porcelain 'Sunflower Seeds' brought $782,500.

The buyers' names for each of the three pieces were not released.

Irish Independent

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