Photo Gallery: The Art World's Ballooning Prices

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'False Glamour' Top Gallerist Explains Art Market Euphoria

Thaddaeus Ropac earns billions with his galleries in Salzburg and Paris, but he doesn't sell to just anyone. In a SPIEGEL interview, the gallerist discusses what he calls "unreal" price developments in the international art market and the need to choose buyers carefully.
Interview conducted by Ulrike Knöfel. Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan.