Photo Credit: Ernie Barnes
Did You Know?: "The Sugar Shack," the dance-hall artwork made famous by its appearance in the credits of the 1970s sitcom "Good Times," was bought for a record-breaking $15.2 million at auction. Ernie Barnes' 1976 acrylic-on-canvas work depicting joyful Black dancers at a club was also exhibited in the Evans' family apartment during the fifth and sixth seasons of the TV comedy and was used as the cover of Marvin Gaye's smash single "I Want You." The legendary artwork sold for 76 times its estimate of $150,000 to $200,000 in New York according to Christie’s, the international auction house.