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The art world saw contemporary art sales records shattered this week.

Contemoprary Art Sales

Contemoprary Art Sales
Contemoprary Art Sales
Contemoprary Art Sales
Contemoprary Art Sales
Contemoprary Art Sales
Contemoprary Art Sales
Contemoprary Art Sales
Contemoprary Art Sales
Contemoprary Art Sales
Contemoprary Art Sales
Contemoprary Art Sales
The art world saw record-breaking purchases this week as auction houses Christie's and Sotheby's each hold major sales of contemporary art.

To the left is Jackson Pollock's "Number 16, 1949," oil and enamel on paper mounted on masonite, 30 ¾ by 22 ¼ inches, 1949.

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(Sothebys)

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