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May 2010

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May 2010

Court battle fuels calls for less art market secrecy

In 2010 we wrote that the lines were drawn between those who favour openness and others who prefer “handshake” culture

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May 2010

Why do certain works still set auction records during recessions

We noted in 2010, amid a painful global downturn, that a Picasso nude carried the largest pre-sale auction estimate in history at $70m to $90m