This one is a Jackson Pollock for about $140 million, according to the NYT. That would be the highest price ever known to have been paid for a painting. The buyer is believed to be Mexican financier David Martinez. Last month, Geffen sold a Jasper Johns and a Willem de Kooning for $143.5 million. None of this may have anything to do with his interest in buying the LAT, but you could be sure the speculation will be forthcoming.
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