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GALLERIST’S COVERAGE OF THE NOVEMBER SALES

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Oscar Murillo’s $800,000 Week in New York [Updated]

The Sotheby's work.

“There’s a lot of money to be made trading Oscar Murillo at this point,” Kenny Schachter told Katya Kazakina in her profile of the 27-year-old artist last week. Boy, that’s an understatement! Today and yesterday, a couple of untitled works by Mr. Murillo from last year came up at auction here in New York, and both sold for double their high estimates. These two lots come on top of a third Murillo that set a new record for the artist last Thursday at Phillips at $401,000, 10 times over its high estimate. Read More