Today's Evil Beet Gossip

Huge auction weekend for the art world

It was one for the books with the $157 million sale of Modigliani’s Nu Couché in the Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale, becoming the most expensive artwork auctioned in Sotheby’s history and leading off what would be a billion-dollar week.

Taking a glance at the hottest sales has to start with this huge $30 million plus sale of a Jean-Michel Basquiat called Flesh and Spirit.

Jean-Michel Basquiat’s
FLESH AND SPIRIT brought in huge numbers selling for $30,711,000