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FT.com / World / US & Canada
November 19 2006
“More than $1.3bn in works of art have been sold in the past two weeks during a record New York auction season that has pushed art prices to an all-time high.
Experienced dealers and collectors were astonished by some of the prices paid at auctions held by Sothebyâ€™s, Christieâ€™s and Phillips, which pulled in twice the sum they did last year.”