$75.1 million for No. 1 (Royal Red and Blue).
Not just because they're freak-show legal casinos.
The piece was sold at a Sotheby's auction, ten million dollars higher than the expected price
"What recession?" etc., etc.
Who's up, and who's down.
Cohen lent nearly half a billion dollars worth of art to Sotheby's, even though the works aren't for sale.
Until recently, Sotheby's accepted Visa, MasterCard, and American Express for auction purchases — but not anymore!
Greedy art sellers “have learned their lesson,” said Tobias Meyer, Sotheby’s Teutonic auctioneer.
Plus: Robert Rauschenberg sets a record two days after his death.
Forgive us for being, well, vultures, but we could see Robert Rauschenberg setting a new sales record tomorrow night.