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    The Most Expensive Francis Bacon Paintings at Auctions

    May 25, 2016Lorenzo Pereira It was November 12, 2013, when one of the Francis Bacon paintingswas sold at auction in New York, setting the world record as the most expensive piece of art sold at auction (you probably know which piece we are talking about, but we are not going to reveal it in introduction). Bacon became a star (although he died in 1992); however, this, a bit unexpected sale that broke all the records put Francis Bacon at the list of the most popular contemporary artists of our era. This sale raised a lot of controversies though. Marina Abramovic said in one interview: When Francis Bacon’s “Tryptic” was sold for $127 Million, it’s incredible to…

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    Two Art Collectors Who Caught Each Other’s Eye

    Within six months of meeting, Yelena Ambartsumian and Miroslav Grajewski began buying paintings together. They fell in love with more than the art. By Ruth La Ferla Feb. 22, 2019 Yelena Ambartsumian and Miroslav Grajewski began buying artwork together within six months of meeting. It led to a romance fueled by robust curiosity and the desire to build a legacy.CreditChristopher Lee for The New York Times Marriage, they say, is a negotiation, a protracted conversation built on trust, shared goals and infinite reserves of tact. It’s a concept not lost on Yelena Ambartsumian and Miroslav Grajewski, who, well before they traded vows Jan. 19 at St. Illuminator’s Armenian Apostolic Cathedral in…