At Christie’s, the heat was still on for the fashionable Canadian conceptual
artist Richard Prince, whose painting Wayward Nurse, bought originally in
2005 from his New York gallery for $75,000, sold for £1 million ($2.1
14, New York:
Richard Prince’s drippy red “Piney Woods Nurse” (2002), from his series
of masked nurses ripped from the pages of pulp fiction, sold for $6.1 million,
almost triple the $2.2 million high estimate.