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The King of Pop and the King of Pop Art

A Warhol portrait of Michael Jackson went on show in London this Thursday for 3 days in the lead-up to an auction in New York where it will go under the hammer on August 18 at the Vered Gallery, starting with an opening bid of $800,000, but where it certainly will be fetching much more with the now renewed interest in all things MJ.
The highest priced Warhol portrait is “Lemon Marilyn” sold at Christie's New York in 2007 for $28.040.000 .

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    Bonjour! Cedric,
    I agree with you wholeheartedly, I think that this Warhol portrait of singer Micheal Jackson, (will/may?!? ) go for more than the asking price of...$800,000,
    Merci, for sharing!
    DeeDee ;-D  

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