Andy Warhol Self-Portrait Leads $56 M. Gunter Sachs Collection Evening Auction at Sotheby’s London

Allen Jones. Table, executed in 1969. (Courtesy Sotheby's)

The Gunter Sachs Collection Evening Auction in London tonight saw some “frenzied bidding” as per Sotheby’s Twitter feed, and brought in a total of $56,353,203. While Andy Warhol’s Self Portrait (Fright Wig), topped the sale at $8.5 million (high estimate was $4.7 million), a risque 1969 table by Allen Jones also set a record at $1,5 million. Quite apropos for the objects of a playboy art collector who was famously married to Brigitte Bardot. Read More