November 14, 2013 12:24 am

Warhol fetches $105m at auction

Silver Car Crash sets record

Andy Warhol’s “Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster)” sold for $105.4m in New York on Wednesday night, fetching the second-highest price ever paid at auction for contemporary art and setting a new world record for one of America’s most revered pop artists.

The lot was bought after a tense battle between two anonymous telephone bidders in a packed Sotheby’s auction room.

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