In this economy Andy Warhol black-and-white Coke bottle on canvas by Andy Warhol sold for $35.36 million on Tuesday at Sotheby’s art auction. This announcement may not mean alot to folks who can’t figure out where their next dollar is coming from….but it sure does creative folks hope that one day their art work will be sold for astounding prices. The Andy Warhol painting was sold for $10 million higher than the pre-auction estimate. The anonymous buyer purchased the artwork in a phone bid.
You a bad boy when you convince folks to purchase artwork for millions of dollars in my humble opinion. That is exactly what Tobias Meyer does for a living. Check out Sotheby’s Worldwide Head of Contemporary Art, as he discusses Andy Warhol’s iconic masterpiece Coca-Cola  [Large Coca-Cola], 1962 to be offered in the upcoming Contemporary Art Evening Auction in New York on 9 November 2010. Sotheby’s contemporary art expert Tobias Meyer praised the 1962 work as “one of the key paintings of the 20th century.”