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The price of art

In the last decade, prices for modern and contemporary art have skyrocketed. Below are some examples of what buyers have been paying.

Work Price Sold

"Garcon a la Pipe" by Pablo Picasso (1905) $104 million 2004

"Untitled XXV" by Willaim de Kooning (1977) $27.1 million 2006

"In the Car" by Roy Lichtenstein (1963) $16.3 million 2006

"Untitled (Blood)" by Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1992) $1.6 million 2000

"Version No. 2 of Lying Figure With Hypodermic Syringe" by Francis Bacon (1968) $15 million 2006

"Untitled" by Carl Andre (1968) $912,000 2006

"Blue Heads" by Jean-Michel Basquiat (1983) $2 million 2004

"We Are Afraid of Nothing" by Damien Hirst (1992) $1 million 2004

"Henry Moore Bound to Fail (back view)" by Bruce Nauman (1967-70) $9.9 million 2001

"Male Manequin" by Charles Ray (1990) $2.2 million 2001

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