Gallery: Art Connections Gallery 123 N. Main Street on the Square in La Grange, Texas.
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Thursday, May 15, 2008

Some Art is Selling

Oh my! Southeby's had a great auction last week. This triptych by Frances Bacon sold for a mere $86 million. (Photo from the NY Times Article, their art blog is here.) Most of the sales were abstract and pop art. No recession in the big art world. Sigh.......


Joan said...

The big money is still around for the big art!

Jo Castillo said...

Joan, too bad it depends on the elite art critics. They are like movie critics and food critics. Such a fickle bunch. Ha.

"JeanneG" said...

Too bad it costs so much for something so weird. If I paid $86 million, I'd want a few more pieces or to be able to tell what it is.

Jo Castillo said...

Jeanne, ain't that the truth! You are funny. :)

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I Grew up in a small town , Magdalena, New Mexico. I enjoy art and the pleasure other people get from my work. I always donate some of my sales and art to charities, especially for children. That started in Bolivia with Para los NiƱos. (Link on sidebar) "I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns." -- Winston Churchill