Weak Dollar Fuels Art Boom The shrinking value of the U.S. dollar is encouraging buyers from abroad — including China and the Middle East — to shatter records for art sales at U.S. auction houses. Modern works are especially hot. Recent sales include an Andy Warhol painting that sold for more than $71 million.
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Weak Dollar Fuels Art Boom

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Weak Dollar Fuels Art Boom

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The shrinking value of the U.S. dollar is encouraging buyers from abroad — including China and the Middle East — to shatter records for art sales at U.S. auction houses. Modern works are especially hot. Recent sales include an Andy Warhol painting that sold for more than $71 million.

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