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    Gallery assistants pose with Spanish artist Joan Miró's "Peinture (Etolie Bleue), 1927".

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    Rounding out the top-selling artists list for 2012, the Spanish surrealist Joan Miró had his best year of auction sales ever, with his poetic, 1927 abstraction, Peinture (Etoile Bleue), fetching $37 million at Sotheby’s London in June. Smashing his previous auction record and selling for three times as much as it had at auction just five years ago, the playful painting is part of his “dream paintings”cycle, with works from the series collected by major museums around the world. Strong sales over

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    Gallery assistants pose with Spanish artist Joan Miro’s “Peinture (Etolie Bleue), 1927” at Sotheby’s acution house in central London. The painting had an esitmated value of 15-20 million GBP (23-31 million USD) and sold for £23.5m / $36.9m / €29.3m. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL. (artdaily)

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Joan Miró’s “Peinture (Étoile Bleue),” 1927, is the latest ABSOLUTELY THE MOST IMPORTANT WORK BY [ARTIST] EVER to come to market. Sotheby’s announced this morning that the work will go under the hammer at the auction house’s Impressionist and modern art sale in London on June 19. It’s 15-20 million pounds (24-32 million dollars) pre-sale estimate puts it in the realm of the top five highest estimates ever given by Sotheby’s.