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Adele & KStew Hot, Kardashians Not On Newsstands

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The tides are turning on the Kardashians, at least at the newsstands anyway.

The Audit Bureau of Circulations released magazine sales figures for the first half of the year this week and it's evident people aren't running to pick up any issues with the reigning Kweens of reality TV plastered on them.

Kim's Allure cover sold 7% below average and the sisters' Glamour issue was the mag's second worst-selling.

But it's OK, they're in good company. Other newsstand duds include

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Andy Warhol Self-Portrait Sells For $17 Million As London Art Boom Continues

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Last month, an Andy Warhol portrait of Mao Zedong from late actor Dennis Hopper's collection sold for $302,500.

While that seemed like a lot of money at the time, it's NOTHING compared to what art dealer Larry Gagosian paid for a Warhol self portrait at Christie's on Wednesday.

Gagosian dropped 10.8 million pounds, or $17 million, on a "crimson acrylic and silkscreen Warhol portrait, dating from 1967," which hadn't been publicly shown in over 30 years!

Overall, the Christie’s International auction made 61.4 million pounds ($99 million), strongly contributing to the Art Boom currently taking place in London.

Who is your favorite artist? How much would U spend for their work?

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