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Christies Latin Art Sale Breaks $20 Million

Discussing a startlingly successful year for LatAm art in Christie's auction house in New York

JULY, 2010 By Tiffany Joy Swenson   With the world slowly crawling out of the crisis depths, there has been an ignited interest in Latin American fine art investment seen by this year’s Latin Art Sale at Christie’s New York. The sale totaled over $20 million dollars, greatly surpassing last year’s totals. ALI had a chance to speak exclusively with Virgilio Garza, the head of Latin American art sales at Christie’s New York. In the following interview he gives insight to the potential reasons for the sudden turn around. Frida Kahlo SurviroAn Interview with Virgilio Garza: Head of Christie's Latin American Art Department How is the general art market faring post crisis - i.e - sales of other auctions? For the Latin American market – last year was a good year however very interesting in terms of how it d....

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