Posted Thursday, 14 May, 2015 by Sarah John
Isabel on the BBC's 'Get Creative' - Picasso's record breaking painting
Picasso's 'commentary about the world and the human condition'
Picasso's Women of Algiers has become the most expensive paintings to sell at auction, going for $160m (£102.6m) at Christie's in New York. That's almost $180m (£115m) once you factor in the auction house's commission.
Isabel H Langtry, sculptor and Principal of Get Creative champions Hampstead School of Art, gives her analysis of Picasso's painting and what he would have thought of the record-breaking sale.
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