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Saturday, May 24, 2008

$33.6 million doesn't go far in the art world

Lucian Freud’s painting Benefits Supervisor Sleeping recently set a sale record for a living artist at $33.6 million, according to this note at the Freakonomics blog.

I'd say throw another $10,000 in for a few months at the Jenny Craig diet center, and who knows what the painting would be worth.