CHRISTIE’S ESTABLISHES HIGHEST POST-WAR AND CONTEMPORARY ART SALE TOTAL IN HISTORY AT $384,654,400 Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art sale most valuable auction ever in the category, and the second highest art auction in history at $384,654,400. Green Car Crash tops $71,720,000
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