An Orange Balloon Dog Sold for $58.4M (by Jeff Koons)

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«At Christie’s Tuesday night, Balloon Dog (Orange) by Jeff Koons — an American artist known for brightly colored reflective sculptures that resemble balloons — was sold to an anonymous telephone bidder for $58.4 million, surpassing initial $55 million estimates to become “the most expensive work by a living artist sold at auction,” according to the New York Times.»

Here are some more of the artist’s balloon sculptures:

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(L-R) Balloon Swan (Blue), Ballon Monkey (Red), Balloon Rabbit (Yellow) at the Gagosian Gallery in New York City on May 9, 2013.

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Sacred Heart (Red/Gold) at the roof garden of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on April 21, 2008.

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Tulips and Balloon Flower pictured on October 29, 2008, at the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin.

Πηγή:http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/11/14/an-orange-balloon-dog-sold-for-58-4-million-so-here-are-10-cool-jeff-koons-balloon-pieces/