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Christie's clobbers Sotheby's with a gavel

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An anonymous bidder paid US$179.4 million for Pablo Picasso's Les Femmes d'Alger, smashing the record for the most expensive work ever sold at auction.

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THIS May, after billionaires had outbid billionaires in New York's contemporary art auctions, something became immediately clear: Christie's had just clobbered Sotheby's with a gavel.

Over four days, Christie's sales totalled US$1.7 billion, its biggest week ever. On one

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