BRAND NEW ON E!
Going once, going twice...sold to the famous actress and her hot new boyfriend!
We mentioned yesterday that Jennifer Aniston and her man Justin Theroux attended a Haitian Art auction in New York City to benefit Artists for Haiti at Christie's, and now we learn that the duo snagged a pretty pricey abstract piece.
How much exactly?
We're talkin' something like $450,000!
The piece had been valued at between $150,000 and $200,000, but Aniston helped dramatically increase sales of Ligon's work, spending more than double that amount on the 6 foot tall painting.
"Aniston, who was in the room, clapped enthusiastically after [Theroux's] winning bid," according to ArtInfo.com.
Aw, aren't they just the cutest?
(Originally published Sept. 24, 2011, at 8:11 a.m. PT)