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"Three Studies of Lucian Freud," a triptych by Francis Bacon of his friend and artist Lucian Freud. (AP Photo/Christie’s)

Francis Bacon artwork sets auction record in NY

NEW YORK (AP) — A 1969 painting by Francis Bacon set a world record for most expensive artwork ever sold at auction. “Three Studies of Lucian Freud” was purchased for $142,405,000 at Christie’s postwar and […]

11/12/2013

Visitors view paintings at National Gallery of Art, Washington DC. (AP Photo)

National Gallery of Art to undergo $68M renovation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Gallery of Art plans to close its modern art galleries for three years to complete a $68 million renovation, adding new galleries and a rooftop sculpture garden.

03/14/2013

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