Shiny stainless steel Rabbit by Jeff Koons – £72M

Rabbit by Jeff Koons

In May 2019 a 3-foot-tall silver Rabbit, by Jeff Koons that was created in 1986, sold at an auction for £72 million at Christie’s in New York City, making Jeff Koons the world’s most expensive living artist. “Rabbit,” was one of six auction items drawn from the collection of S.I. Newhouse Jr., a magazine magnate who …

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Andreas Gursky – The Rhine II. £3m

The Rhine II was produced in an edition of six; Tate owns the fifth in the series. This large colour photograph depicts a stretch of the river Rhine outside Düsseldorf. The image is immediately legible as a view of a straight stretch of water, but it is also an abstract configuration of horizontal bands of …

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Painting Number 5. £150m

Number 5, 1948 is a painting by Jackson Pollock, an American painter known for his contributions to the abstract expressionist movement. The painting was done on an 8′ x 4′ sheet of fiberboard, with thick amounts of brown and yellow paint drizzled on top of it, forming a nest-like appearance. It was originally owned by …

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