Friday, October 1, 2010

' Most expensive paintings in the world '

[ I ]
This painting is titled: " No. 5, 1948".
This is a work by Jackson Pollock, an american painter.
He has his contributions mainly in the 'abstract' world of art.
It is the most expensive painting ever to be sold.
This painting of his was sold for $140 million (adjusted: $151 million) in 2006.
It is so priced for its unique 'nest' like appearance.

[ II ]
This painting is titled: "Woman III"
It is a work of Willem de Kooning, who is again an abstract expressionist.
This is the second most expensive paintings of all time, with a sale price of
 $137.5 million (adjusted: $ 148 million).
It was also sold in 2006.

[ III ]
This painting is titled: "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I"
It is a work of Gustav Klimit.
It was sold for $135 million. It was also auctioned in 2006.


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