The picture is one of the most expensive artists
It’s good to be a rock musician, friend. Here is the rock musician Eric Clapton collects expensive paintings.
Recently he put one of the gems of his collection — a painting by German artist Gerhard Richter’s «Abstract painting (809-4)» at the London auction Sotheby’s. And the picture is quite suddenly, all was sold for 34.2 million dollars. And bought the picture for 3,4 million dollars in 2001. Apparently, intimacy with rock stars significantly increases not only the price of heifers.
The artist, who is 80 years old, is the most expensive of the still-living artists, but contemporary art is rightly finds absurd. Over the past five years several of his works were sold for amounts in excess of $ 10 million.