Christie’s kicks off art auction week with curated sale

In this Friday, April 29, 2016 photo, "Him" Maurizio Cattelan is on display during the press preview of "Bound to Fail" at Christie's auction house in New York. Christie’s starts off the auction week on Sunday, May 8, with a themed sale titled “Bound to Fail,” that features the controversial sculpture of a praying Hitler by Cattelan estimated between $10 million and $15 million. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)NEW YORK (AP) — The highly anticipated art auction season arrived Sunday with a specially curated sale that included a sculpture of a kneeling Hitler by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, which fetched a record price for the artist, and a ball suspended in a water tank by Jeff Koons.


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