The 5 Most Expensive Sculptures On Earth

By on April 4, 2012 in ArticlesEntertainment

Like all art forms, sculpting requires time, creativity, concentration, and imagination. Sculptors hone their craft for years and in some cases, their immense effort pays off big time. When the following five sculptures hit the auction block bidders did not hold back, making these artworks the most valuable sculptures in the world.

5. Tête

Price (adjusted for inflation): $66.8 million

Artist: Amedeo Modigliani

Created: 1910–1912

Sold: June 2010 at Christie's, Paris

4. La jeune fille sophistiquée (Portrait de Nancy Cunard)

Price (adjusted for inflation): $71 million

Artist: Constantin Brâncuși

Created: 1928–1932

Sold: May 2018 at Christie's, New York

3. Chariot

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Price (adjusted for inflation): $104.4 million

Artist: Alberto Giacometti

Created: 1950

Sold: November 2014 at Sotheby's, New York

2. L'Homme qui marche I

Price (adjusted for inflation): $117 million

Artist: Alberto Giacometti

Created: 1961

Sold: February 2010 at Sotheby's, London

1. L'Homme au doigt

Price (adjusted for inflation): $145.9 million

Artist: Alberto Giacometti

Created: 1947

Sold: May 2015 at Christie's, New York

Articles Written by Joseph Gibson
Joseph Gibson is a freelance writer currently based in Austin, TX. His main interests are movies, music, books, and other things you can watch, read, or listen to. Joseph's favorite billionaire is Paul McCartney.
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