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Warhol painting fetches record $105M at NY auction

November 13, 2013 • National News


This undated photo provided by Sotheby’s shows Andy Warhol’s portrait of Elizabeth Taylor, titled “Liz #1 (Early Colored Liz),” estimated to fetch between $20 million and $30 million on Wednesday evening, Nov. 13, 2013, when it comes up for auction at Sotheby’s in New York. (AP Photo/Sotheby’s)

NEW YORK (AP) — A prized 1963 Andy Warhol painting that captures the immediate aftermath of a car crash sold for $105 million Wednesday at a New York City auction, shattering the record for the famed pop artist amid a spending frenzy at the high end of the art world.

The 8- by 13-foot painting titled “Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster)” depicts a twisted body sprawled across a car’s mangled Login to read more

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