Your Wall St. Bailout Dollars At Work
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The New Criterion's article The Art Market Explained by James Panero points out that at a New York auction on November 11, 2009:
Defying expectations, even after the fall of Lehman Brothers, the price bubble that had been inflating for post-war and contemporary art refused to pop for Pop. A silkscreen by [Andy] Warhol, 200 One Dollar Bills from 1962, a large canvas of facsimiles of dollar bills arranged across it, brought in over $43 million, far exceeding the pre-sale estimate of $8—12 million ...
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