Andreas Gursky's Rhein II sells for a cool $4.3 million, breaking his own record previously set by 99 Cent and setting a new auction record for a photograph. Uh, just make the check out to CASH, please.
I've always been a fan of Gursky's work. In my opinion Rhein II is one of his least remarkable pieces. There's a great little commentary about the fallout of this sale over at Conscientious.
© Andreas Gursky