May 12, 2015
Pablo Picasso’s Women of Algiers sold for 160 million dollars, crushing the world record for art sold at an auction. As reported by a BBC article, one Manhattan art dealer said, “I don’t think we’ve ever seen a sale as important as this” and “There’s a huge amount of demand.” More to the point, “experts believe the investment value of art is behind the high prices.”
Social mood shapes the way society views value and even motivates our artistic influences.
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