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Jul 01, 2014

Francis Bacon triptych sells at auction for more than $45 million

A triptych of paintings by Francis Bacon that depicts his close associate George Dyer brought in 26.7 million pounds (more than $45 million) in London on Monday, the highest selling item in a Sotheby's auction of contemporary art that saw $159.3 mill... #London #Francis Bacon #Sotheby's

Jun 27, 2014

'70s social commentary still resonates in Fred Lonidier artworks

An underappreciated contemporary of Martha Rosler and Alan Sekula, Fred Lonidier shares their passion for social commentary. His exhibition of photographic works from the 1970s at Michael Benevento takes us back to a moment when the documentary impul... #London #Francis Bacon #Sotheby's

Jul 02, 2014

Tracey Emin's provocative 'My Bed' sells for more than $4 million

Tracey Emin's provocative 1998 installation "My Bed," which depicts underwear stained with menstrual blood, alcohol containers and a used condom, sold in London for 2.5 million pounds (about $4.3 million) on Tuesday as part of a Christie's auction of... #London #Tracey Emin