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[teacherartexchange] Valuing Art (Aesthetic Issues) - 2 NY Times articles of interest

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From: Judy Decker (judy.decker_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Nov 02 2006 - 07:47:16 PST


Dear Art Educators,

Those of you who do current events in art will want to check these New
York Times articles. You will have to get a FREE online subscription
to read the articles.

http://www.nytimes.com/pages/arts/design/index.html

Big Prices, Big Risks at Fall Art Auctions
By CAROL VOGEL
Mega-deals give billionaires confidence to make what could be
last-chance purchases of prime works by masters like Picasso, Gauguin,
CÚzanne, Klimt, de Kooning and Warhol.
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/02/arts/design/02auct.html?ref=design

A Pollock Is Sold, Possibly for a Record Price
By CAROL VOGEL
The Hollywood entertainment magnate David Geffen has sold a classic
drip painting by Jackson Pollock for about $140 million.
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/02/arts/design/02drip.html?ref=design

Regards,

Judy Decker

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