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Vegas Mogul Puts Elbow Through Picasso's Le Reve & Sells it for Record Sum

Apr 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Picasso is one of the world's most revered artists so it's not really a surprise that his Le R?ve has been sold to billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen for $155 million, the highest price a US collector has ever paid for a piece of art, making it the priciest Picasso ever sold. What is surprising — at least to me — is that Le Reve (The Dream) was sold for this crazy price after the seller, hotelier Steve Wynn, accidentally put his elbow through it. How does someone accidentally jab his elbow through a Picasso, causing a six-inch tear in the canvas? Guess you'll have to form your own opinion, but I'm going to assume alcohol was involved.... Read More

Monet and Picasso Head Up Christie's Impressionist and Modern Art Auction

Oct 10, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Art by Claude Monet and Pablo Picasso will be presented at Christie’s Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art on November 7, 2012. The featured lot of the evening will be Claude Monet’s oil-on-canvas painting, Nymphéas. It has a pre-auction estimated sales price between $30 and $50 million.... Read More

Picasso Painting Sells for Over $106 Million --Highest Sold Art at Auction

May 10, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Arts & Culture: An anonymous bidder made Pablo Picasso's Nude, Green Leaves and Bust the most expensive painting ever sold at auction.... Read More

Picasso’s Works & Romances on Display

Apr 16, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Arts & Culture: Talk about your tiger in the woods, indeed! If Pablo Picasso were among us today, tabloid journalists would make careers out of following his off-canvas romantic antics... Read More

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