It's Not All Bad News For Britart

When hundreds of modern art works belonging to Charles Saatchi and others were destroyed last week in a London warehouse fire, the tabloids were quick to call it the end of Britart — and most tried to dance on its grave. Not that the tabs don't know their art, but many experts believe the movement is equally likely to rise phoenix-like from the ashes — with higher price tags attached. Established (and no longer so young) Young British Artists could see post-blaze scarcity and notoriety increase demand for their surviving works. Possible winners (and losers):...

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