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  • Who: Jasper Johns

  • What: Most expensive living artist at private sale

  • Where: United States

The most expensive living artist is Jasper Johns (USA) whose painting, False Start (1959), was bought privately by Kenneth (USA) and Anne Griffin (France) for $80 million (£42 million) in October 2006.

 

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