Last Updated on 6/27/2006 by bidz

The Klimt Sensation: A Mona Lisa for America

June 26, 2006
By Thomas Huetlin, Ulrike Knofel and Joachim Kronsbein

“Early last week painter Gustav Klimt’s “Gold Adele” became the most expensive painting of all time, but for how long? At the British auction house Sotheby’s, the record sale triggered a boom in a seemingly out-of-control art market.

…New buyers from Russia, India and China have been especially quick to pay record prices…”

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