Big blue painting with white line sells for $44 million

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by Associated Press / CBS News

AP / CBS

Posted on May 15, 2013 at 11:58 AM

Updated Wednesday, May 15 at 11:59 AM

NEW YORK -- A large 1953 painting by abstract expressionist artist Barnett Newman has sold for $43.8 million at a New York City auction, setting an auction record for his work. It's called the zip, a distinctive stripe running down the center of the canvas.

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