In just 26 hours and over three consecutive auctions, more than $726 million of art – including masterpieces by Picasso, van Gogh, Modigliani and Rothko – changed hands in Sotheby’s New York salesroom this week. Of that spectacular sum, $420 million was raised in the first, highly anticipated sales of the Collection of A. Alfred Taubman; another $306.7 million came at the biannual Impressionist & Modern Art Evening sale. Find out which paintings inspired global collectors to pay more than $10 million for the privilege of owning them.
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