Andy Warhol’s famed Marilyn Monroe portrait sells for record $195m at auction


Andy Warhol’s famed 1964 silk-screen portrait of Marilyn Monroe has sold for $195m at auction, setting a new a record for a work by an American artist. Shot Sage Blue Marilyn is one in a series of portraits Warhol made of the actress following her death in 1962 and has since become one of pop art’s best-known pieces. Held in the collection of Swiss art dealers Thomas and Doris Ammann, it was...

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