Home | Music | Video | News | Nasarawa News | Free Beat | Mixtape | Promote | Celebrities | Contact Us

     

Promote or Advertise here

NIGERIAN LADY SOLD A RECORD BREAKING ART WORK IN USA

njideka_akunyili_crosby_-_drown_-_2012

the record breaking artwork

Njideka Akunyili Crosby is a daughter of Nigeria’s former minister and Director General of NAFDAC Dr. Dora Akunyili, She recently sold her painting Drown for a whopping sum of $1.1million (official rate N346.7 million, black market rate N517million). The painting was initially expected to sell for $200,000-$300,000 in Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale. But it eventually sold for $1,092,500, three times the high estimate breaking her auction record in the process.  No fewer than 11 bidders competed for the work that was eventually sold to an anonymous buyer on the telephone. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Drown the painting by Njideka Akunyili Crosby that was recently sold for $1.1 million Drown is an intimate self-portrait of the artist with her husband, Justin, and demonstrates beautifully how the layers of Njideka Akunyili Crosby’s work reference the layers of her own identity.

 Any Event or Gossip happening around you and you want it on www.ngstarshub.com? Send to 
ngstarshub@gmail.com  
Or WhatsApp:- 08178044963

About Author

About

They call me joe, joe means "add" what i do is add your song.

comment closed

Copyright © 2017 ngstarshub.com | Created by Hub Media