Tag Archive | Christie’s auction

Maxed out.

Billionaire Liu Yiqian bought Modigliani's "Reclining nude" on his American Express card for $170m.: enough flier points never to be earthbound again.

Billionaire Liu Yiqian bought Modigliani’s “Reclining nude” on his American Express card for $170m.: enough flier points never to be earthbound again.

A Brush with fame, bringing home a Bacon

Paint Brushes belonging to Francis Bacon being auctioned by Christies are expected to fetch $25,000£.[Bacon's paintings sell for up to 85 million]. The used brushes are in a paint-spattered bean tin, [Bacon and beans?]

Paint Brushes belonging to Francis Bacon being auctioned by Christies are expected to fetch $25,000£.[Bacon’s paintings sell for up to 85 million]. The used brushes are in a paint-spattered bean tin, [Bacon and beans?]