Last Updated on 7/25/2005 by bidz

Aboriginal art fetches record prices

Yahoo! News
Mon Jul 25, 8:45 PM ET

“SYDNEY (AFP) – Collectors in the United States and France snapped up Aboriginal art at record prices in a Sotheby’s auction in Melbourne which fetched 4.8 million dollars (3.6 million US).

Works by the late Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, a Central Desert artist, sold for nearly triple the highest amount previously paid for his work, national radio reported Tuesday.”

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