Jenny Saville Takes Title of Most Expensive Living Female Artist

Last week, Jenny Saville’s 1992 painting “Propped” sold for a grand total of $12.4 million, propelling the English artist to become the most expensive living female artist. As Anny Shaw at the Art Newspaper reports, eight bidders sought to purchase the fleshy seated nude self-portrait, which is overlaid in mirror script with a translated quote from French feminist