David Hockney

Art lover 'splashes' out £23 million on David Hockney masterpiece at auction

The Splash, painted in 1966, was the star piece in Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Art Auction.

Koons’s ‘Rabbit’ fetches record 91m dollars at New York auction

The previous record for a living artist’s work sold at auction was set by British artist David Hockney.

Hockney painting sells for record-breaking £70 million in New York

The previous record for a living artist was American Jeff Koons's Balloon Dog sculptures, which went for £45.6 million in 2013.