There is everyone related to arts to some extent, weather it is related to most expensive painting in the world, decor home and else everything in the world is kind a art. Most expensive painting in the world is the art of crafted pictures by applying color to a surface. Paintings can trace events; capture and portrait feelings of a person, place, or object; enlighten stories; decorate walls; and illustrate texts. Paintings can articulate emotions and ideas, or purely be enjoyed for their attractiveness. Artists may also high lights some current social and economic issues that can affect mostly society. It is said that brush is the weapon of artists; it can easily say its views at the canvas and by its art most expensive painting in the world. Mostly artists describe real world stories due to its art, and some artists paint their views and ideas of fantasy world and something beyond the real world.
Here is top ten most expensive paintings in the world are as follows,
10. Silver Car Crash [Double Disaster] by Andy Warhol- $105.4 Million
The most expensive painting in the world work made by famous legend of Pop Art, Andy Warhol, and this amazingly art sold out November 2013 in an auction event for $105.4million.
9. Nude, Green Leaves and Bust by Pablo Picasso- $106.5 Million
This sensual work of genius is the most expensive painting in the world done by Picasso in 1932. This masterpiece was being purchased by a unnamed buyer at an auction in may 2012 for at cost of $106.5 Million. The painting is based on oil painting containing blue color and vigorous plum and it portray the mistress of Picasso named Marie Therese Walter.
8. Flag by Jasper Johns- $110 Million
“Flags” is a hot wax most expensive painting in the world made by US artists Jasper Johns. The artist completed his first American flag in 1954–55; it was sold to Steven Cohen through a private sale in 2010.
7. The Scream by Edward Munch- $119.9 Million
This iconic most expensive painting in the world was the most expensive ever sold at auction waiting it was exceed by Bacon’s “Three Studies of Lucian Freud”. There are four varieties of this painting that was together elected the famous name The Scream of Nature, designed as both pastels and paintings, and the just one still in private hands.
6. Gustav Klimt – Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I- $135,000,000
This painting was sold by Maria Altman, who after a long-lasting and difficult court fight was deemed fair owner of this Klimt and some others. The painting was purchased by Ronald Lauder for his new Gallery in New York, and made showpiece of a collection of Jewish-owned art save from the Nazi prowling that obtain place in the Second World War.
5. Willem de Kooning – Woman III- $137.500, 000
This painting sold by Geffen in 2006, but this time purchased by billionaire Steven A. Cohen. This abstract art painting is part of a sequence of 6 painted by de Kooning in the period of 1951-53 that depicted the theme of a woman and is supposedly the only Woman has in private hands.
4. Jackson Pollock – No.5- $140,000,000
It is declared by the New York Times that this painting was sold by David Geffen (of Geffen Records), to David Martinez (running partner of Fintech Advisory). Though, a press release claimed on behalf of Martinez stated that he didn’t really buy the painting. While the truth is still in dark, may is it can be just alleged and controversial for selling a record-breaking $140 million.
3. Three Studies of Lucian Freud by Francis Bacon- $142.4 Million
This is not just the most expensive painting forever auctioned, and it has a credit of record for a modern work of art. It has oil on canvas type of artwork separated in three part, that was made by the British painter Francis bacon in 1969, it was sold to unknown customer for $142.4 million in November 2013.
2. La Rêve (The Dream) by Pablo Picasso- $155 Million
This is one of Picasso’s extremely sensual and famous and most expensive painting in the world, portrayed her lover Marie-Therese Walter sitting on a red chair with her closed eyes. In 2006, Steve Wynn decided to sell the painting to Steven Cohen for $139 million, but the sale was postponed due to damaging of work.
1. The Card Players by Paul Cézanne- $250 Million
The Card Players is a part of series using of oil most expensive painting in the world by the French artist Paul Cézanne. Painted during Cézanne’s last period in the early 1890s, there are total five paintings in the series. Keep in mind although guys, the Royal Family of Qatar didn’t buy the series, they bought just that one painting for ~259 million). The series is deemed by opponents to be a cornerstone of Cézanne’s art between the early-to-mid 1890s period. Each scene is illustrated as one of quiet, yet deliberation; the men see down at their cards other than at each other, with the cards being might their solitary means of statement exterior of work. One reviewer explained the scenes as “human still life”, since other considered that the men’s deep focus on their game depict that of the painter’s combination in his art.
It is wonder true that a commoner cannot understand and get these abstract art works easily. An artist can understand the views of another one, and although one have knowledge and learning’s of art. Mostly big celebs like to buy expensive art work, and have good taste in art work.
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