Hock­ney’s £30m record night …

Scottish Daily Mail - - News -

THE record auc­tion price for a David Hock­ney paint­ing was smashed twice in the same evening af­ter two works fetched nearly £30mil­lion.

The Bri­tish artist’s 1990 mas­ter­piece Pa­cific Coast High­way And Santa Mon­ica, pic­tured, went for £21mil­lion at Sotheby’s in New York on Wed­nes­day.

Ear­lier in the evening, 1978 work Piscine de Me­di­anoche (Pa­per Pool 30) was bought for £8.6mil­lion – £22,000 more than the pre­vi­ous record for a Hock­ney paint­ing in 2016. Sotheby’s said de­mand for Hock­ney’s art is at an ‘all-time high’.

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