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The Blockbuster Macklowe Divorce Art Auction Made $676 Million

The sale, the first of two, took place on Monday night at Sotheby’s in New York.

Cy Twombly’s Untitled, from 2007.

Cy Twombly’s Untitled, from 2007.

Source: Sotheby’s

On Monday night, the most anticipated auction of the last three years came to a head.

Thirty five artworks belonging to the real estate developer Harry Macklowe and his ex-wife Linda, carrying a presale estimate of a staggering $439.4 million to $618.9 million, were finally sold at Sotheby’s in New York.