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Andy Warhol’s Coke bottle painting fetches $35 million at Sotheby’s auction

UK Today News: Andy Warhol’s Coke bottle painting fetches $35 million at Sotheby’s auction

A piece of art is of great value, especially if it was created by Andy Warhol; as reports state that his black and white Coca-cola bottle painting was sold for a whopping $35.36 million. It was sold at Sotheby’s auction in New York on Tuesday evening.


(Photo Credit: Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

According to critics, this Coke painting is a landmark of Warhol’s pop art style. They say that the art piece was actually estimated at $25 million, but it surpassed it by more than 10 million.

On Monday, at the Phillips auction, Andy Warhol’s multi image representation of the actress Elizabeth Taylor called a “Men in Her Life” was sold for $63.4 million. Other works of Gerhard Richter have also been the biggest business fetchers at the auction. His two works have sold for $13.23 million and $11.3 million. While, Figure in Movement of Francis Bacon fetched $ 14 million.

About 54 art pieces are said to have been sold at the Sotheby’s auction that brought in total business of $around 222.4 million.

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