“Nu au Plateau de Sculpteur” – Has set the Record Auction Sale Price of a Painting

Work of art is always attracting many art lovers to buy most renowned paintings at a very high price to use their treasured possession to show off their love for art. If you too have a passion for paintings then I guess, this will certainly impress you. A 1932 painting by Pablo Picasso “Nu au Plateau de Sculpteur” has set a world art auction record, selling for a staggering $US106.4 million ($117 million), the auction house Christie’s announced in New York.

The cost has raised many eyebrows since the price has exceeded all the expectations of the experts who had estimated that it would be around US$ 70 to US$ 90 million. However, it crossed all the previous records. This is a sensual piece of art and was shown just once before the auction. It kicked off the paint auction sale season of New York. According to art experts, it established the fact that art is gaining its market once again.

Via: Perthnow.com

Posted by Erin Silverman on April 25, 2011 in Shopping

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