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Citadel founder Ken Griffin paid more than $100 million for a canvas by Jean-Michel Basquiat, the late black artist who focused on issues of race and inequality.(Instagram)

Ken Griffin buys Basquiat painting for more than $100 million

London | By Bloomberg | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 07:28 PM IST
Values for Basquiat works have soared since his death in 1988. Three years ago, a Basquiat painting fetched $110.5 million at Sotheby’s, setting an auction record for an American artist.
The price for the 220 Central Park South property is well more than double the previous record for a residential sale in Manhattan, which was $100.5 million for the penthouse at One57.(Bloomberg)
The price for the 220 Central Park South property is well more than double the previous record for a residential sale in Manhattan, which was $100.5 million for the penthouse at One57.(Bloomberg)

Who bought America’s most expensive house and how much does it cost

Bloomberg, New York | By Lily Katz, Patrick Clark and Katia Porzecanski
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2019 01:28 PM IST
Just days after buying one of the most expensive residential properties in London, Citadel founder Ken Griffin set a US record with the $238 million penthouse at 220 Central Park South in New York.
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