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    Irving Penn’s ‘Flowers’ series stems from an assignment for Vogue, which saw him focus on a different flower for seven successive December issues. Of Dandelion/Taraxacum officinale, New York. c. 1973, he is reputed to have said, ‘In every water drop on this dandelion there is a universe’

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    Roy Lichtenstein, Nude with Joyous Painting, 1994 (detail). Property from an Important Private American Collection. Estimate in the region of $30,000,000. Offered in ONE at Christie’s in New York on 10 July. Artwork: © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein/DACS 2020 // Salvador Dalí (1904-1989), Persistence of Sound, designed 1949. 18ct gold melting telephone earrings with ruby and emerald drops and diamonds, Alemany & Ertman. Image © Didier Ltd. // © Mark Seliger // George Hughes, Sunday Visitors, 1954 (detail). Price on request. Offered in Art of the Cover, 19 May-19 June 2020, Online
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