Warhol Record

The art auction records continue to fall as new heights are reached. The latest goes to Warhol -- his portrait of Mao Zedong sold for $17.4 million, a personal record for the artist.

Other Warhol pieces up for auction at Christie's this time around included Orange Marilyn ($16.2 million) and Sixteen Jackies ($15.5 million). The previous record for the most expensive Warhold painting ever sold was 1998's Sotheby's sale of another Orange Marilyn for $17.3 million.

And speaking of Mao, the Nepalese independent Human Rights Comission is reporting that Maoists are still recuiting/abducting children to be trained as soldiers.

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