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From blue period to blue chip

4 May 2006 By Rob Cox

When asset values rise across the board, prices for fine art get an extra boost from the wealth effect of conspicuous consumption. That may explain why Dora Maar fetched $95m. At least Picasso is a blue chip. The real froth lies in the contemporary market.

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