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Qatar Is Becoming The Art Market's 800-Pound Gorilla
Those jaw-dropping priices we've seen over the past few years? $70 million for a Rothko and $250 million for a Cézanne? "It has become increasingly clear that those masterpieces and many more have been purchased by Qatar, a tiny Persian Gulf country with enormous wealth and cultural ambitions to match: it is buying art at a level never seen before." The New York Times 07/23/13
Posted July 23, 2013 12:54 AM

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