Extra Bacon

News from the auctions across the pond. Francis Bacon's portrait of his lover, George Dyer, fetched $70 million at Christie's London. Damien Hirst put up his "Cracked Egg (Magenta)," by Jeff Koons with an estimate of $17 million to $25 million, sold for $23.3 million. The total for the evening brought in $206.1 million. 

Source: http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/02/14/arts/...