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Aniston bids $450,000 for painting

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Sep 25, 2011 | 2:15pm EDT

The abstract work, Stranger #44 by Glenn Ligon, was estimated to fetch between $150,000 to $200,000 (£94,000 to £125,000) but Aniston and Theroux bid big at the Christie's auction in New York.

They set a new sales record for a painting by the American conceptual artist.

Aniston's pal Ben Stiller helped organise the Artists for Haiti fundraiser, which pulled in $13.6 million (£8.5 million) for health and education initiatives in the earthquake-ravaged Caribbean country.

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