Warhol painting of Marilyn Monroe sells for record price

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 Warhol painting of Marilyn Monroe sold for a record amount

Andy Warhol's famous painting “Shot Sage Blue Marilyn” Marilyn Monroe was sold at auction for a record $195 million.

This made the painting the most expensive piece of art of the 20th century, according to the BBC.

According to , Bloomberg, the winner of the auction was the American art dealer Larry Gagosian, who owns a network of art galleries.

The auction house Christie's noted that the proceeds from the sale will go to the Thomas and Doris Ammann Foundation in Switzerland. The Foundation is working to create programs for the health and education of children around the world.

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