“Jeff Koons sculpture Tulip (photo above), which graced New York’s Rockefeller Center plaza, achieved an artist record of $33.7m (£21.2m). New records were also set for Franz Kline and Jean-Michel Basquiat…”This truly was an extraordinary sale,” said Jussi Pylkkanen, president of Christie’s Europe, Middle East and Russia.” (Via BBC UK)

See the final record breaking figure here.