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According to one source, social celebrity Libbie Mugrabi — was previously married to Andy Warhol's main collector David Mugrabi — was an artist at auction. I got the work of.
Libbie was the winning bidder for the pop artist "Electric Chair" at the Philips London Modern and Contemporary Evening Auction for $ 201,600. It consisted of a set of 10 screen prints drawn on woven paper and was part of the artist's "Death and Disaster" series.
In 2018, a social celebrity who filed for divorce from David, whose family has a $ 5 billion art collection and owns Warhol's world's largest private collection.
Their divorce became known as. It was NYC's most annoyingand included a battle for fine works of art, including a $ 500,000 Keith Haring sculpture.
Settled in December 2020, butJudge ordered the coupleto exchange some artwork.
However, when Libbie's loot arrived, she submitted a police report to Southampton, accusing David of trying to dump the damaged artwork to her. She claimed that the, $ 2 millionWarhol "Statue of Liberty" was soiled with water.
Philips London had sales of $ 21 million.
Notable: Up-and-coming art star The 27-year-old Anna Wayant, who made the headline High Salesfor the work Skyand dating a much older mega dealer, Larry Gagosian, bought it for $ 274,000, three times the estimated price.