"Le Rose du bleu (RE 22)"

"Le Rose du bleu (RE 22)"

Christie's Images Ltd. 2012 via Bloomberg

"Le Rose du bleu (RE 22)," a 1960 sponge relief by the French conceptual artist Yves Klein. The work, encrusted with nine sea sponges, was sold for an artist record by Christie's International in its June 27 auction of post-war and contemporary artworks in London.