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“Until a few decades ago, Gustav Klimt

posted by Jason Kottke   Jan 25, 2007

“Until a few decades ago, Gustav Klimt was relatively ignored by the art establishment. Now his paintings are among the most expensive ever sold. How did the Viennese painter’s prices rise so high so fast?

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Current world record holder for most money

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 21, 2006

Current world record holder for most money paid for a painting: Gustav Klimt. Prize money was accepted posthumously by Maria Altmann, an heir of the painting’s subject.