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Storage sale may pay big dividends

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It was the offer of a lifetime he almost refused.

A Chelsea art gallery owner hit the jackpot when he took a $15,000 gamble on a storage locker and discovered that its contents held a half-dozen paintings believed to be by famed artist Willem de Kooning — that could fetch tens of millions of dollars.

David Killen, the owner of an eponymous gallery on 25th Street, didn’t exactly jump at the chance to buy a storage unit’s worth of abandoned paintings.

To read more on The New York Post:

https://nypost.com/2018/07/21/gallery-owners-15k-gamble-on-storage-locker-pays-off-big-time/

one de kooning found in nj storage lockerOne of many purported Willem de Kooning paintings found in an abandoned storage locker.

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