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Art Collector Sells A Lichtenstein For $165 Million To Fund Criminal Justice Reform

Agnes Gund sold Roy Lichtenstein's Masterpiece for an eye-popping sum to support the new Art For Justice Fund. The group will fight against mass incarceration and support released prisoners.
A visitor stands in front of Masterpiece during a press preview of "Lichtenstein, a Retrospective" at the Tate Modern in London in 2013. The iconic painting was owned by Agnes Gund, who recently sold it to fund a new criminal justice reform fund. Source: Dan Kitwood

A noted art collector and philanthropist has sold a major painting for an eye-popping $165 million to raise money for criminal justice reform.

Agnes Gund sold Roy Lichtenstein's 1962 work Masterpiece, reportedly to billionaire hedge fund manager and art collector Steve Cohen

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