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  • The painting from Claude Monet’s “Meules” (“Grainstacks”) series sold for over 110 million on Tuesday. Image via Sotheby’s.
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    A Painting of Haystacks by Monet Just Sold for $110.7 Million

    In an auction at Sotheby’s New York on Tuesday that lasted a total of eight minutes, a Monet painting became the highest grossing Impressionist work ever, sold at a stunning $110.7 million USD. The painting is one of 25 pieces from Monet’s ‘Meules’ series completed in Giverny during the winter months of 1890 and 1891. The remaining paintings from the…

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    The boom of buying art online

    Relatively unusual in recent years, buying art online is becoming more and more popular, to the point that pure players now surpass the growth of classical sales houses. Review on this trend reversal. Buying art online is becoming a commonplace, the percentage of buyers who have taken the plunge in the course of the year, increased from 63% to 65%…