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Friday, 15 May 2015
SEE The World’s Most Expensive Painting
Women of Algiers has become the most expensive painting to sell at
auction, which went for $179.3m (£115m) at Christie’s in New York. It
was auctioned yesterday and it was believed to be sold at $140m but was
eventually sold for $179.3m has potential buyers increased.
previous world record for a painting sold at auction was $142.4m, for
British painter Francis Bacon’s Three Studies of Lucian Freud. That sold
at Christie’s in 2013.
Experts believe the investment value of art is behind the high prices.