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





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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 (Pool with Two Figures),” putting Hockney, 81, now above American Jeff Koons, 63, who held the title read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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