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Father of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Buys $91 Million Sculpture

HeadlineMay 17, 2019

The father of U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has completed the most expensive purchase of a living artist’s work in U.S. history. Robert Mnuchin purchased Jeff Koons’s three-foot-tall metallic sculpture titled “Rabbit” with an $80 million bid Wednesday, though he paid over $91 million after Christie’s auction house fees and taxes were added in.

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