15/11/2018 Hockney's "Pool with Two Figures" smashes records
David Hockney painting sells for $90M, smashing auction records
Hockney painting expected to break auction records
Christie’s to auction most expensive painting by living artist
David Hockney pool painting soars to $90 mln, record for living artist
David Hockney's painting Portrait of an Artist was sold at Christie’s for $90.3 million, surpassing the previous auction record for a living artist of $58.4 million, held by Jeff Koons for one of his “Balloon Dog” sculptures. The painting was originally sold for $20,000 in 1972.