Bacon and Warhol Set £95m Auction Record

Pieces by the iconic artists Francis Bacon and Andy Warhol have been auctioned for a staggering total figure of £95m ($190m) according to Sotheby’s. The auction house, claim to have set a new record for contemporary pieces sold in Europe. The pieces sold included: Francis Bacon’s 1969 Study of Nude With Figure In A Mirror – sold for £20m ($40m). Three Andy Warhol self portraits, dating from 1986, were auctioned for almost £11.5m ($23m). Other pieces by Gilbert and George, Andreas Gursky and Bridget Riley were also sold.

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