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In the Saleroom: Jeff Koons' Balloon Flower (Blue)

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Balloon Flower (Blue) by Jeff Koons, from the Daimler Art Collection is one of the artist’s most important outdoor sculptures and belongs to his acclaimed and beloved Celebration series. This magnificent work, which attracted sightseers and art lovers alike to the plaza in front of Christie’s Rockefeller Center galleries, fetched $16,882,500 at the 10 November Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale. Balloon Flower (Blue) is the first in a series of only five Balloon Flowers in existence, each a different color. (RT: 2:28)

11 November 2010