Last Updated on 12/4/2007 by bidz

Heart Breaking Record
Nina P. West,,

“Even the most Scrooge-like art critics smiled last week when Sotheby’s auctioned Jeff Koons’ gigantic, shiny ”Hanging Heart (Magenta/Gold),” a dazzling piece of artistic eye candy.

But some may have said “Bah humbug” about the artwork’s final price tag, $23 million dollars. The record-setting price makes ”Hanging Heart” the most expensive piece of art created by a living artist ever sold at auction.”

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