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Tom Sachs Exhibition at The Eiffel Tower Paris

Tom Sach’s exhibition outside of The Eiffel Tower in Paris has a three of his over-sized pieces showcased, all replicating crying kitty cats: Hello Kitty, Miffy, and My Melody. The works will be on display until November 2nd, 2008 so if your in Paris be sure to stop by.

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October 29, 2008 Posted by | Art Exhibitions, Artists, News, raw art gallery | , , | Leave a comment

Lucian Freud’s Portrait of Francis Bacon Sells for $9,404,346 at Christie’s

One of only two oil portraits of Francis Bacon (1909-1992) ever painted by Lucian Freud (b. 1922) sold at Christie’s auction of Post-War and Contemporary Art for £5,417,250 / $9,404,346 / €6,972,001. The last known remaining oil portrait (the other was stolen from an exhibition in Berlin in 1988), the rarely-seen painting offers a tangible and intimate glimpse into the inspirational friendship of two of the greatest British artists of the 20th century.

October 29, 2008 Posted by | Artists, Auction, News, raw art gallery | , | Leave a comment