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Painting may have been tossed in trash just after selling for millions
Painting may have been tossed in trash just after selling for millions

The security guard is an art critic? A painting that recently sold at auction in Hong Kong for about $3.7 million is feared to have been thrown out in the trash, according to reports from China.  "Snowy Mountain" by contemporary Chinese artist Cui Ruzhuo was sold by the Chinese firm Poly Auction at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Hong Kong. The ink painting, which depicts a snowy mountainscape, sold for 28.8 million Hong Kong dollars.  ART: Can you guess the high price? Officials in Hong Kong are reportedly searching landfills after the South China Morning Post said security footage shows a guard kicking the painting to a pile of garbage. Janitors then took the garbage...

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