Sotheby’s Confirms a ‘Bulletproof’ Art Market With $143.5 Million Contemporary Sale in London

The auction house broke five artist records, with only four lots going unsold over the course of the night.

Gerhard Richter's Eisberg sold for £17.7 million ($21.6 million) at Sotheby's London. (Courtesy Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for Sotheby's)

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