Frida Kahlo self-portrait breaks record at auction

A painting by acclaimed Mexican artist Frida Kahlo set a record on Tuesday when it sold for $34.9 million at auction.

The nearly $35 million price tag for the piece, a self-portrait titled “Diego y yo” painted near the end of Kahlo’s life, far exceeded the artist’s previous record of $8 million and set the record for the most expensive sale for a Latin American artist, according to fine arts and luxury auction house Sotheby’s .

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