Top 10 Most Expensive Paintings In The World

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In this article we will talk about top 10 most expensive paintings in the world, people in the world have different talent which is depicted in their work and has much high value among the people. Paintings are the best thing which depict the thinking and the imagination of the people which is depicted in them and make them valuable. There is large number of painters in the whole world which are famous for their unique and the attractive paintings which have high value and demand. All these paintings are then place at the special exhibitions conducted for selling them and then have grabbed high prices.

Some of the artists are known for their imagination and the best designs depicted in their paintings which proves to be in favor of artists and have high demand of their paintings in the market. Some of their paintings are sold at the record prices which have marked the headlines and amazed the people with their value. Their most expensive paintings are purchased by the real art lovers in the whole world and they are willing to purchase them even at high prices to make different places look luxurious. The following are top 10 most expensive paintings in the world with their respective prices on which they are sold:

  1. Silver Car Crash by Andy Warhol:

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Silver Car Crash is named as the most expensive painting of the famous legendary artist called Andy Warhol. It was named as the star of the art evening sale conducted at the Sotheby`s because it was sold at the high price of $105.4 million which is very high price to be paid for the painting. It was a normal kind of painting which has nothing special beauty in it but still it has attracted the people and grabs such a high price for it.

  1. Nude, Green Leaves and bust by Pablo Picasso:

pricey paintings in worldPablo Picasso is named as the one of the most famous artists of the world because of his perfect art work and the paintings made by him. This specific painting is named as the colorful masterpiece which is the most expensive piece of this artist sold in auction at the price tag of $106.5 million. It was made by him 1931 but was kept for the auction in 1961 and was much appreciated by the people.

  1. Flag by Jasper Johns:

pricey paintings in worldThe trend of painting the flags of different countries is much common among the artists that discus in the top 10 most expensive paintings in the world. Jasper johns are the artist who is always famous for his flag work. This is basically the American flag which was painted by him in 1954-1955 and was then sold in 1958 at the high price of $110 million. This beautiful painting is now displayed at the MoMA where people can see the beauty of this flag with much different and unique look.

  1. The Scream by Edvard Munch:

pricey paintings in worldIt was named as the most expensive painting of the world till 1895 as it was sold in auction at the price tag of $119.9 million. It is considered as the most colorful work of this artist which depicts the scream with one’s own private hand that is the reason it was given the title of The Scream in it. It was made with different colors which was quite attractive as well.

  1. Gustav Klimt-Portrait of Adele Block-Bauer I:

pricey paintings in worldThis is the painting which was sold in auction after a big battle of court as there were several owners of this painting. Then Altmann was named as the inheritor of this painting and it was basically the portrait of Adele Block Bauer. It was then purchased by the Ronald Lauder in New York at the price tag of $135,000,000 and was named as the center piece from the whole collection of the Jewish artist which was made according to the scenario of the Second World War.

  1. Willem de Kooning-Woman III:

pricey paintings in worldHere comes another amazing painting among the top 10 most expensive paintings in the world which was the amazing creation of Willem de Kooning and was sold in 20006 at the high price tag of $137,500,000. It is made with the series of 6 different paintings in the time period of 1951-1953. It was made with the theme of the woman which is still named as the only women which is in the private hands.

  1. Jackson Pollock:

pricey paintings in worldIt is said and claimed by the famous New York Times that this painting was sold to David Martinez by the David Geffan. Then a press release was given on behalf of Martinez that he didn’t purchased this painting so the real story behind it is still not revealed. It is rumor or something but said that it was sold at the high price tag of $140 million in 1948 and is not seen anywhere in the world. This painting was a kind of abstract art or something with different colors.

  1. Three Studies of Lucian Freud by Francis Bacon:

pricey paintings in worldThis painting is said to the one of the most expensive painting in the list of top 10 most expensive paintings in the world that sold in auction at the price of $142.4 million but has also made a record in the field of contemporary art work. It was pained by the famous artist called Francis Bacon which depicts the relationship between Bacon and Freud and named their relation as apex.

  1. La Reve by Pablo Picasso:

pricey paintings in worldHere comes another amazing piece of art of this super amazing artist Pablo Picasso and is named as the most famous painting. It was depicting the lady love Marie Therese sitting on the red arm chair with closed eyes. It was then sold to Steven Cohen at the high price of $139 million but then the sale was cancelled because the painting was then damaged by Mr. Wynn and was not sold then.

  1. The Card Players by Paul Cezanne:

pricey paintings in worldAt first in the top 10 most expensive paintings in the world as the exact price of this amazing card player painting is not revealed to the public but it was estimated that it was sold for the price between $259 to $320 million. It was made with the oil paints which depicts the two card players. It was purchased by the Royal Family of Qatar. It represents a quiet scene in which men are looking at their own cards rather than each other’s and is taken from the real life scene of Human life still which was much appreciated by the whole world especially the art lovers.

Conclusion:

Paintings are made according to the thinking and imagination of painters which then attracts people towards them. There is large number of painters located in the whole world famous for their work. All these paintings explained above are made with different styles and depict different stories which have attracted people towards them in different auctions and have grabbed high prices for them which made them successful. Painting lovers wanted to purchase them to enhance the luxury style of different places and make them look perfect.

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