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The estate of late Dutch painter Piet Mondrian sued the auction house Christie's after a record-breaking sale left them richer by millions of dollars. "Piet led an ascetic lifestyle all his life. He would have laughed at the suggestion that an artist could be rich or indeed, be rich enough not to have a day job," a representative from the estate said. "This is a travesty. We request the auctioneers to kindly return the money to the unfortunate buyers. Surely spending millions of dollars on a stupid painting is a bad idea?" Subodh Gupta launches kitchenware line The Patna-born and Gurgaon-based artist Subodh Gupta launched his self-titled line of kitchenware last week. In collaboration with the kitchenware brand Prestige, Gupta has designed pots, pans, griddles, pressure cookers and knives. A PR representative from Prestige said: "Gupta
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