The world's most valuable paintings!
There's no money in art, eh?
It's often taken for granted that being an artist means being broke. There is an archetype that exists in our culture: the struggling, if not mentally unstable, artistic genius.
While this idea has its romantic elements, there actually is a lot of money that can be made in art, many millions in fact. Paintings seem to have a snowball type of worth, accumulating a higher and higher value over the years. Today, we give you some of the highest-grossing paintings ever made. The listing is categorized by the adjusted value based on inflation. All prices are in millions.
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