Individual collectors spent $1.7 billion on paintings, research finds

Individual collectors spent $1.7 billion on paintings, research finds

The art world is notoriously obscure. From private buyers and secret sales to prized paintings simply disappearing, even the most enthusiastic art lovers can find themselves lost in the art world. Whatever happened to van Gogh’s The Portrait of Dr Gachet? And, why is de Kooning’s Interchangeworth so much? Together with art historian...

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