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Check your list of things you need to buy and chances are a life-sized statue of cartoon Popeye is nowhere to be found.
Hotel mogul, Steve Wynn cut a check for over $28.2 million for a sculpture of the cartoon character created by pop-modern artist Jeff Koons at the Sotheby’s auction in New York on Wednesday night.
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Wynn participated via phone from his desk at one of his Strip properties.
The sale was was part of a two-night auction featuring postwar and contemporary art. The overall take was said to have raked in more than $1 billion.
The mirrored sculpture will go on display in the lobby of the Wynn within the month.
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