• Short Summary

    A COLLECTION OF AMERICAN +POP+ ART OWNED BY TAXI-FLEET OWNER ROBERT SCULL AND HIS WIFE FETCHED A RECORD 2,242,900 DOLLARS AT AUCTION AT THE SOTHEBY-PARKE BERNET GALLERIES IN NEW YORK THURSDAY NIGHT.

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    SHOTS OF WARHOL'S SOUP CAN AND OTHER WORKS AT AUCTION, THE SHOTS OF SCULL AND WIFE WITH IM SPEAKING AS INDICATED ABOVE, MORE SHOTS OF WORKS ON SALE WITH SCULL INTERVIEW VOICE OVER.




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    Background: A COLLECTION OF AMERICAN +POP+ ART OWNED BY TAXI-FLEET OWNER ROBERT SCULL AND HIS WIFE FETCHED A RECORD 2,242,900 DOLLARS AT AUCTION AT THE SOTHEBY-PARKE BERNET GALLERIES IN NEW YORK THURSDAY NIGHT. ART WORKS LIKE ANDY WARHOL'S FAMOUS TOMATO SOUP CAN AND WORKS BY ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG WERE ON SALE. SCULL SAID HE WAS SELLING HIS COLLECTING BECAUSE IT BELONGS IN MUSEUMS AND NOT FOR THE MONEY. HE SAID HE DID NOT MIND THE LAUGHTER WHEN THE BOUGHT THE WORKS BECAUSE HE ENJOYED IT AND NEW THAT THE WORKS WERE SERIOUS. HE ALSO ADDED THAT HE NEVER BELIEVED HIS MODEST INVESTMENTS WOULD BRING SUCH FABULOUS PRICES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE9VHCH6CV484XH936IM05DV6G
    Media URN:
    VLVAE9VHCH6CV484XH936IM05DV6G
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/10/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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