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Brit turned southern California native David Hockney produced a pool painting back in the 1960s that is expected to shatter the auction record by a living artist.

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One of David Hockney's famous "pool paintings" is coming to auction and is expected to sell in the $80 million range, easily breaking the record for a work by a living artist sold at auction.

hockney1Portrait of an Artist - by Dvid Hockney expected to set a new record by any living artist

The British artist's "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)," to be auctioned at Christie's in November, is considered one of his premier works. Christie's has estimated the work at about $80 million, but says it expects it to sell for more.

To read more on ABC News:

https://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/david-hockney-painting-expected-break-auction-records-57790897

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