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Andy Warhol portrait Marilyn Monroe sells for $195 million, smashing record for most expensive work by a U.S. artist ever sold at auction
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Andy Warhol portrait Marilyn Monroe sells for $195 million, smashing record for most expensive work by a U.S. artist ever sold at auction

Andy Warhol's "Shot Sage Blue Marilyn", a painting of Marilyn Monroe, is pictured on display at Christie's Auction House in advance of the piece going up for auction in New York, on March 21, 2022. it went for $195 million. CARLO ALLEGRI / REUTERS New York — Andy Warhol's "Shot Sage Blue Marilyn" sold for a cool $195 million on Monday, making the iconic portrait of Marilyn Monroe the most expensive work by a U.S. artist ever sold at auction. The 1964 silkscreen image shows Monroe in vibrant close-up - hair yellow, eyeshadow blue and lips red - on a rich blue background. It's also the most expensive piece from the 20th century ever auctioned, according to Christie's auction hou...