David Bowie’s art makes £24.3 million on first day

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The late ‘Starman’ hitmaker – who died in January this year aged 69 from cancer – has had 47 pieces of artwork he owned sold for more than double the pre-sale estimate at London’s Sotheby’s on Thursday (10.11.16), according to BBC News. The masterpiece in the collection with the most expensive price tag was Jean Michel Basquiat’s Air Power, which was initially valued at £3.5 million, was snapped up for £7.1 million, whilst the late British painter Frank Auerbach’s Head of Gerda Boehm reached £3.8 million… Read more

Image: David Bowie performs during a concert in Vienna, Austria in this February 4, 1996 file photo. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/Files