Tuesday, May 4, 2010

one hundred and six million bucks

new york times:
8:27 p.m. | Updated A painting that Picasso created in a single day in March 1932, “Nu au Plateau de Sculpteur (Nude, Green Leaves and Bust),” sold for $106.5 million, a world record auction price for a work of art, at Christie’s Tuesday night. The painting, more than 5 feet by 4 feet, shows Picasso’s mistress Marie-Thérèse Walter, both reclining and as a bust. Picasso’s profile can be discerned in the blue background.

1 comment:

  1. Just think how many theater or opera companies could us that money, borders on the obscene.


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