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  1. Gerhard Richter's Abstraktes Bild, 1986, sold for a record £30.4m at Sotheby's

    by , 02-20-2015 at 01:17 PM
    More post-war than contemporary, but London has a second week of strong auctions

    International participation grows as African bidders now add to the mix

    Gerhard Richter's Abstraktes Bild, 1986, sold for a record £30.4m at Sotheby's on Tuesday

    Post-war European painters dominated the salerooms at Sotheby’s and Christie’s in London this week, feeding a contemporary market that is showing no signs of slowing despite a dismal global economic forecast. Sotheby’s ...

    Updated 04-13-2015 at 01:34 PM by PhotoNews

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  2. Paintings honour dead Afghan soldier - Jenny's Holzer's new series is based on US government and intelligence reports

    by , 09-18-2014 at 03:18 AM
    Paintings honour dead Afghan soldier

    Jenny's Holzer's new series is based on US government and intelligence reports



    Jenny Holzer, Terrorist Group, 2013

    The veteran artist Jenny Holzer is unveiling a series of new works exploring the story of Jamal Naseer, an 18-year-old Afghan soldier who died in US military custody. The canvases, which are based on US government ...