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The sculpture "Rabbit" sets a new auction record



By Oscar Holland, CNN

The playful Jeff Koons rabbit sculpture has become the most expensive work of a living artist who has ever been auctioned.

An American artist, The Rabbit, has a steel height of just over 3 feet, sold for $ 91 million on Wednesday evening at Christie's New York City, breaking up auction assessments.

A new record comes only six months after David Hockney's "Portrait of an artist (pool with two figures)" set a new benchmark for a living artist when he sold for $ 90.3 million last November ̵
1; also at Christie's in New York. Creativity of the British artist outstrips the Kuns sculpture "The Balloon (Orange)," the previous record holder, who received $ 58.4 million in 2013
<img class = "Image__image" src = "https: //dynaimage.cdn.cnn .com / cnn / e_blur: 500, q_auto: low, w_50, c_fit / http% 3A% 2F% 2Fcdn.cnn.com% 2Fcnnnext% 2Fdam% 2Fassets% 2F190516092745-jeff-koons-rabbit-2.jpg alt = " Jeff Koons with his record sculpture in 2009. Cox with his record sculpture in 2009. Christie first calculated that the faceless "Rabbit" of Koens would sell from $ 50 to $ 70 million, but the winning bid amounted to $ 80 million, which, after payment auction – led to the end selling prices of $ 91,075,000.

For sale on Wednesday, Christie called the sculpture "one of the most iconic works of art of the 20th century."

"It is distinct and cool in its appearance, but falls into the visual language of childhood," – reads a review of the sale on the site of the auction house. "His lack of facial features makes him incomprehensible, but his form is fun and frivolous."

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American artist's "Rabbit" sold more than $ 91 million. 19659012 Kristi Sculpture

Kuns 1986 is one of three releases plus one proof of the artist. Another is stored in Broad Foundation, Los Angeles, while the third was promised to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago by its owners, according to Christie's.

The publication, placed on auction on Wednesday, came from the collection of the late. media magnate SI She has not been publicly exhibited for over 30 years.

Sale continues a record week for art in New York. A picture from the "Haystacks" series by Claude Monet went for $ 110.7 million. On Tuesday, Sotheby's to become the most expensive impressionist ever sold at the auction

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